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The Surprisingly Humanlike Ways Animals Feel Pain

A wounded wolf (Canis lupus) licks its wounds after a territorial fight, Bavarian Forest, Germany. PHOTOGRAPH BY ARTERRA, GETTY IMAGES A hurt rabbit pins back its ears and narrows its eyes—part of a "grimace scale" that tells us how animals feel discomfort. By Liz Langley Don't tell someone who just stapled a string of Christmas lights … Continue reading The Surprisingly Humanlike Ways Animals Feel Pain

Why is my dog barking and lungeing at other dogs?

Article by Beverley Courtney from http://www.brillientfamilydog “She’s such a lovely dog at home!” And that’s normally the case. Just because a dog has an issue with other dogs does not mean she’s a bad dog in every way. You know what a smashing dog she is at home – a Brilliant Family Dog! – and … Continue reading Why is my dog barking and lungeing at other dogs?

Do you need a Trainer or a Behaviour Specialist?

WHAT DOES A BEHAVIOUR SPECIALIST DO? A Behaviour consultant will consult with you in your home, assess your dog and identify Behaviour problems you are having. These may include separation anxiety, barking, fears and phobias, aggression and many more nuisance behaviours that dogs get up to. These are not obedience problems, obedience classes will not help. … Continue reading Do you need a Trainer or a Behaviour Specialist?