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.


 

The Dog with a Big Heart – Saving Baby Rhinos

Categories: Behavior & Training
A skilled trainer can teach a dog many things – agility tricks, how to detect drugs and explosives, how to track missing and injured victims when disasters occur.  But kindness and compassion cannot be taught.  Those rare qualities must come from a dog’s heart.  This is a story of a dog with a heart like …

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My Life as an ACT

Categories: Behavior & Training
Many years ago I started my Marin Humane journey as a volunteer adoption counselor, but when an opening came up for an Animal Care Technician position, I jumped on the application.  I was always so impressed watching the ACTs. They walked around in their Wellington boots  (for cleaning), they administered meds, and they were very …

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Boss Cats

Categories: Behavior & Training
We have a boss cat. Do you? Not clear on the concept? Here are some key questions to consider: Does everyone in your household adjust their routine for the cat? Can your cat stop your dog in his tracks with a glance? Are your neighbors’ cat-focused dogs afraid of your cat? Do your friends who …

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