Oh, Behave

B&Tea — Our Training Blog

Dipping your toe in the water or already deeply immersed? If you can’t get enough, check out the Behavior & Training blog for fun stories on training triumphs and foibles, cat and dog foster challenges and happy endings along with general musings on living life well with animals.


 

OVERSEAS ADVENTURE ANIMALS

Categories: Behavior & Training
Since the beginning of 2022, both Susie Harper and I have had the joy and pleasure of traveling to North Africa, Susie to Morocco and I to Egypt (and Jordan, which is technically part of Eurasia). For this blog we’ve teamed up with our collective photos and our conflicted thoughts about experiencing other animals (we’ll …

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Agility!

Categories: Behavior & Training
In an ongoing series on dog sports, Behavior and Training Director, Dawn Kovell, sheds light and enthusiasm on Agility! Also available, Flyball, Teaching your Dog to Swim and Dock Diving. As a dog trainer and behavior consultant for the Behavior and Training Department at Marin Humane I tell our clients that one of the first …

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What the Dog Experts Don’t Teach You

Categories: Behavior & Training
Continuing the themes of Mistaken Identity and Spicy Chihuahuas, Neil Lurssen reminds us that some things you just have to learn on your own. Herewith, Neil’s take on Beagles and a shelter Chihuahua he once befriended: At a shelter like ours you can learn all sorts of stuff about dogs from trainers who have strings …

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New Beginnings

Categories: Behavior & Training
As my medicare card becomes a real, tangible thing in my hand, I’m inclined to think of it as a new chapter, the beginning of a new story for me. I realize as I write, looking at my chosen title, that I’ve selected something from the Department of Redundancy Department. Anything that is new is …

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