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RE: Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

No nothing concerning. I was just sharing. Thank you. Carol Sumbry ACDBC, CPDT-KA Associated Certified Behavior Consultant/Certified Dog Trainer Sent from iPhone


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RE: Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

Hi Carol, That's a great article. We seem to be in agreement. Safe, voluntary, positive experiences with novelty starting very young and continuing through adolescence. Was there something in the video or post that made you feel otherwise? Ian still recommends that puppies meet 100 people...


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RE: Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

Diane, I saw Ian probably 20 years. He's brilliant. Yes there is a brief window for any species for socialization. This is crucial for survival. That said I think the way we view socialization has changed over the years. It used to be the "meet 100 dogs and people" for example but we've...



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Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

Hey y'all, I've been, more or less, obsessed with early socialization ever since I attended a seminar with Ian Dunbar in 2009 where he explained that young puppies and kittens are infinitely easier to train and socialize than at any other point in their life. (He and I also discussed this in a...


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RE: Shelter dog with possible OCD: suggestions? medication and/or treatment plan?

Canine compulsive disorder can we challenging to treat. It can respond to meds but doesn't always. Lower stress, lots of enrichment, and foster home if possible, and behaviorist. Carol Sumbry ACDBC, CPDT-KA Associated Certified Behavior Consultant/Certified Dog Trainer Sent from iPhone


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Animal Welfare Leadership Call - Friday, 4/09/21 - Helping Feral Dogs, Pet Bed Donations, & Rehoming

Watch Recording Here Welcome – Kristen Hassen, Director, American Pets Alive! Mary Ippoliti-Smith, Maddie’s Fund – quotes from Dr. Michael Blackwell and James Evans: “W e don’t see things a s they are , but we see things as WE are. ” So, let’s keep...



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Shelter and Rescue Support - Weekly Monday Call

Maddie’s Fund, in concert with American Pets Alive!, hosts a weekly hour-long Zoom call for animal welfare workers and volunteers. While these calls started out as a response to COVID-19 in February 2020, it has grown into so much more. These calls are a safe place to discuss uncomfortable...

 06-14-2021 | 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM PT


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Shelter and Rescue Support - Weekly Monday Call

Maddie’s Fund, in concert with American Pets Alive!, hosts a weekly hour-long Zoom call for animal welfare workers and volunteers. While these calls started out as a response to COVID-19 in February 2020, it has grown into so much more. These calls are a safe place to discuss uncomfortable...

 06-21-2021 | 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM PT