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Enriching Your Horse's Life

  Studies have shown that captive animals live healthier, less stressful lives if they have opportunities to spend time doing things they'd normally do in the wild. Giving animals outlets for their natural instincts, ways to work for their food and interesting environments to live in is called enrichment. If you go to the zoo, you'll notice that many of the animals have toys that dispense fo...

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Enrich Your Pet Bird's Life

Enrichment, foraging, toys, devices and quality of life are all phrases that are thrown around in the pet bird world on a regular basis. We all have a general knowledge of what they mean, but is there truly understanding of how to create an effective enrichment plan for your pet bird? With this article, I hope to walk you through those terms, the end result being a more enriched life for your comp...

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Small Mammal Marketplace: Profit with En…

In line with the growing popularity of small mammals and pocket pets, the industry continues to showcase a large variety of fun, new accessories designed to appeal to the critters and to the 5 million U.S. households caring for at least one small animal. “There is a strong consumer demand for products that will provide both exercise and enrichment for small animals,” said Paul Demas project manag...

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About Us

 

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


Thursday, 26 July 2012 00:00

Jamie Lipinski

Jamie's in the cyber security field and a NASA contractor who became involved in rescuing dogs, and subsequently interested in animal behavior.

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Thursday, 26 July 2012 00:00

Aaron Weissberg DVM

Dr. Weissberg studied veterinary medicine , zoology and entomology in Pretoria South Africa and has worked with exotic and domestic animals for 32 years-very knowledgeable regarding mind/body connection and believes strongly in the mind/body connection.  He believes that enrichment helps maintain emotional and behavioral health which in turn balances physical health. 

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Monday, 23 July 2012 18:29

Debbie Winkler

Debbie Winkler CABC, CPDT-KA has been providing behavior consultations & training for many domestic & exotic species for 25 years. She helped create the first national certification for professional dog  trainers & is both past vice president and president of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Debbie is also SATS certified, teaches and provides practical hours for animal training and behavior in MD, and also teaches animal behavior and training at Kutztown University in PA.

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