This page will offer articles and links which may be of interest and use to prospective adopters and fosterers, and also animal rescuers. The links will open another window and take you to another website, unless otherwise specified.
Why Won't Dominance Die?
Many leading animal behaviourists are concerned that the “dominance” model of pet dog behaviour continues to survive, despite the accumulating evidence that it is at best unhelpful and at worst highly detrimental. Read this informative article by APBC member David Ryan, you may learn something new!
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Trigger stacking is a common occurrence when a dog comes into a new adoptive or foster home. The stresses of a new environment, new person, new everything, can lead to problems. This very informative article explains how we can unwittingly set a dog up to fail, when he or she comes into our home for the first time.
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