Dog Tricks

Why We Love Tricks – Part III of Our Series on Enrichment

Enrichment [en-rich-muh nt] makes something more meaningful, substantial,or rewarding. Enrichment improves something. I often ask training clients what they most enjoy doing with their dogs. Never, not once, not a single time has anyone ever told me they love heeling and practicing sit stays. Most people seem to enjoy attending classes at Sit! Stay! Play!. Often it […]

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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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