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Just Updated! Online Classes to Fit Your Schedule and Budget!
Is your pet well behaved but you want it to do just one  behavior? This is your class!  Individual Skillset Classes 1-3 weeks $35 What you will need: A Journal/pencil Phone Skype and webcam (if you are located outside PA) Camera to record training sessions ...
Is your pet well behaved but you want it to do just one behavior? This is your class! Individual Skillset Classes 1-3 weeks $35 What you will need: A Journal/pencil Phone Skype and webcam (if you are located outs...
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All Packed Up and Ready to Go!
So it's been a little while since you guys have had an update. I've been thinking about what to write, I just haven't been putting in much of an effort to do so. Sometimes it scares me, honestly! When I write something it's usually a technical paper where I...
So it's been a little while since you guys have had an update. I've been thinking about what to write, I just haven't been putting in much of an effort to do so. Sometimes it scares me, honestly! When I write something it's u...
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Does your pet show undesirable behavior? We have a page for that!
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Training Tips: What is a Bridging Stimulus?

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INTRODUCTION For new followers, this blog is the first in an annual series in which we will describe the northbound migration of seven satellite-tracked Swallow-tailed Kites: Palmetto, Bluff, Gulf Hammock, Pace, Day, MIA, an...
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The Best Enrichment Toy!
If you have not heard of Lara Joseph she is a behavior an enrichment specialist located in Ohio. She recently challenged her followers to submit enrichment ideas to win a pre-recorded webinar from her website. Being that I recently moved from the bright and...
If you have not heard of Lara Joseph she is a behavior an enrichment specialist located in Ohio. She recently challenged her followers to submit enrichment ideas to win a pre-recorded webinar from her website. Being that I re...
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And today, I shall read!
Today I presented at APDT's 2015 conference on shelter behavior assessments. It's incredibly important to be able to identify dangerous dogs when they come into shelters so we don't put them on the adoption floor, and to be able to identify dogs who we can perhaps help improve their behavior ...
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Life Update: Graduation, Jobs, and Birds!
Just a quick update of what's been going on with me!
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There is a lot of BS that goes into training.
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Trainer Spotlight: wingsNpaws
I've been watching his YouTube video for years and I am always impressed with his training skills so I thought he deserved some kudos!
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I work at an Aquarium
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I help spread love and kindness through the science of Applied Behavior Analysis. With it I help pet owners openly communicate with their animals without using fear, force, or coercion. I volunteer my talents to Florida Parrot Rescue to transform previously unhandleable parrots into gentle, trusting pets. 

My long term goals include paying off my college loans and curating a zoo, curating Loro Parque would be my dream job. 

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I am the Behavior Educator for Florida Parrot Rescue donating my time to teaching foster volunteers the ethics and methods of Applied Behavior Analysis over Skype, email, and in person.
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