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What is desensitisation in animal training?

Desensitisation is a behaviour therapy technique used to reduce a person’s or animal’s fear, anxiety, or other negative emotional response to a specific stimulus. It involves gradually exposing the person or animal to the feared stimulus in a controlled and…
The Map of the Dog - an article about body handling

Helping your dog cope with body handling

For some dogs, any grooming or medical handling can create fearful responses which may end up with the dog barking,…

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