It would be great if positive training and behavioural science made everything perfect and wonderful with dogs. Most of the time, it does exactly that by providing a way to communicate effectively with our dogs. But sometimes things can break down. Eric Brad shares a story of a frightened dog that needed more than food treats and positive reinforcement.
Archives for February 2012
On February 22, 2012, officials from all three levels of government gathered in a little church in Birchtown – a tiny village in Nova Scotia – to help Elizabeth Cromwell make a very big announcement. She’s waited decades for this moment. More accurately, she and the other members of the Black Loyalist Heritage Society (BLHS) […]
Today let’s talk about things getting out of control. Has it ever seemed like your world was going places you didn’t like, but you didn’t know how to change it?
Human genomics is one of those big waves of science and change that I have mostly tried to ignore, in the hopes that it will just wash over me and I will come up, sputtering but alive, after it crashes through.
Two of my favorite bloggers are present in this interview on the blog Jizo Chronicles. I want to reflect briefly on the following section: On a larger scale, exploring interdependence has really shaped the way I understand solidarity. I don’t have to “know” someone in order to comprehend that we are connected — spiritually, and […]
Don’t plan on visiting Sable Island if you are the impatient kind of traveler. The 42 km long sand bar, taking its name from the French word for “sand”, does not cater to human foibles and the wait for appropriate weather conditions to fly or boat in can be a long one.
In part 3 of a 10 part series, DeCaptain Lance Gettler discusses the pros and cons of steel and aluminum hulls.
Writer Sylva Ifedigbo shares a personal challenge he has with public speaking and hints on how he is working to overcome it.
This is one of my ultimate favorite comforting soups on a cold fall or winter day. A simple dreamy creamy cleansing vegan soup, made rich and nourishing by blending in sweet yams and cashews.
A Lion had come to the end of his days and lay sick unto death at the mouth of his cave, gasping for breath. The animals, his subjects, came round him and drew nearer as he grew more and more helpless. When they saw him on the point of death they thought to themselves: “Now […]