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Our aim is to provide humane education regarding environmental enrichment to enhance the life of all captive animals.

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Saturday, 21 July 2012 00:48

Steps to Enrich ANY Animal

Know the animal:

  • —Does the animal live in groups I.E. pack, flock, herd, pod, school?
  • —Is the animal diurnal, nocturnal or crepuscular?
  • —Is the animal  predator, scavenger or forager? Combination of all?
  • —Is the animal migratory  or territorial?
  • —Is the animal arboreal, or live on the ground, in a den?
  • —What are the most common types of food consumed?
Published in Canine
Saturday, 21 July 2012 00:43

Sample Avian Enrichment

  • —Social enrichment
  • —Large cage
  • —Time out of cage
  • —Multiple foraging opportunities
  • —Bathing/misting
  • —Shredding opportunities
Published in Avian
Saturday, 21 July 2012 00:33

Sample Enrichment for Horses

  • —Social enrichment of being with another horse
  • —Grazing/foraging opportunities
  • —Variety in foraging substances
  • —Enough room to browse

Published in Equine
Saturday, 21 July 2012 00:21

Avoid Stressors

Relaxing outdoors

  • —Crates can be too confining for dogs over 6 months
  • —Often only provide enough room to turn around
  • —How many hours could you spend in your linen closet or shower stall?
  • —Consider using 4x4’ x-pens or kennels
Published in Canine
Saturday, 21 July 2012 00:14

Sample Enrichment for Canines

—- Leisurely sniffing walks

- —Interaction with another dog
- —Freedom off lead in a safe area
- —Wet food in a Kong or Twist & Treat
- —Dry food in a Kibble Nibble

Published in Canine