Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Nose Knows! – Part II of Our Series on Enrichment

Enrichment [en-rich-muh nt] makes something more meaningful, substantial,or rewarding. Enrichment improves something. Have you ever taken a walk with your dog and waited impatiently as one blade of grass was inspected and sniffed for what seemed an eternity or watch as he stretched his nose into the air independently wiggling each nostril in a different direction?  I […]

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Enrichment – Part I of Our Series

Enrichment [en-rich-muh nt] makes something more meaningful, substantial, or rewarding. Enrichment improves something. enrichment as a dynamic process for enhancing animal environments within the context of the animals’ behavioral biology and natural history. Any stimulus which evokes an animal’s interest in a positive way can be considered enriching, including natural and artificial objects, scents, novel foods, and different methods of preparing […]

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