In this webinar cat owners, in-shelter caregivers and foster parents will learn how to ease common behavior problems by keeping a cat engaged in play and mentally stimulated. Cat behavior expert Jess Vankoningsveld will cover proper play techniques designed to encourage a natural progression of behaviors, allowing playtime to be as effective as possible, whether… Continue reading Playtime & Enrichment For All Cats
Celebrate Pet Owners Day with an introduction to scentwork. Whether you are a small rural shelter, a foster-based rescue, or a large open-admission municipal shelter, you can easily establish a scent enrichment program that will transform the lives of the dogs in your care. Nosework can help reduce anxiety, calm overstimulated dogs, burn energy in hyperactive dogs, and build confidence in shy and fearful dogs. And it’s not just for dogs … all companion animals can benefit from scentwork. Small budget, large budget, no budget? You can do this!
Helping dogs make the right choice, rather than directing them all the time, is powerful! Giving dogs the ability to make choices will open up their world both emotionally and for greater training.
Learn more about the pros and cons of using laser pointers to play with cats.
This webinar will offer alternatives to declawing that include enrichment, training, redirection of scratching behaviors and nail trimming tips.
Add enrichment to your pet’s routine. Learn how to make a snuffle ball. It’s a fun group project for any age.
Part 2 of 2: DIY enrichment. How to make a braided tug toy.
Part 1 of 2: DIY enrichment. How to make a braided tug toy
Make your dog’s day and introduce them to the sniffy walk. Make it all about them. If they want to smell a blade of grass for five minutes, let them! Taking a walk is about more than physical exercise for dogs.