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Mirror neurons tuned to aggression

A recent study has revealed a fascinating aspect of animal behaviour, particularly focusing on aggression and its perception among animals. Researchers from Stanford Medicine, explored how animals perceive aggressive interactions among their peers. Their study, published in Cell, with mice…

Three principles all dog owners can apply

Dog training isn’t just about getting a behaviour and attaching a cue to it; instead, I like to consider it…

Autumn alert – keeping pets safe from seasonal hazards

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year – the leaves are turning shades of orange and golden…

Why do dogs lick?

As dog owners, we frequently observe our furry friends engaging in the universal dog behaviour: licking. But have you ever…

Successful Dog Behaviour Change: The art of slowing down

In a world where instant gratification has become the norm, we often seek quick fixes and immediate results. This tendency…

Understanding the Puppy Blues

Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exhilarating experience filled with joy, playfulness, and the promise of a…

What I Wish I Knew Before I Got a Dog

Owning a dog is a rewarding experience filled with love, loyalty, and companionship. However, it also comes with its fair…

Pub dog training – ‘how to’ a quick guide

Many of us get a dog for companionship, which typically includes enjoying long country walks together, and that may lead…

Exciting News for Animal Professionals!

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of a ground breaking course: “Human Behaviour Change for Animal Professionals” by renowned animal…

New Pet Behaviour Diary from Hanne – launches!

Pet Behaviour Diary: Unlocking Insights, Shaping Behaviour by Hanne Grice Hanne Grice, a renowned clinical animal behaviourist, trainer, and animal…

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