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Behaviour, Information, News »

[7 Dec 2020 | No Comments]

David is a founder member of the Fellowship of Animal Behaviour Clinicians (FABC). Membership is open to Clinical Animal Behaviourists Certificated by the Accreditation Committee of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), and those working towards accreditation (Candidate members)

The Fellowship provides the latest in continuing professional development and support at the highest clinical level as well as a portal for clients and veterinary surgeons to find help for behaviour problems in pets.

Our mission statement is:

To promote evidence based behavioural support for animals and their carers, to the …

Behaviour, Blogs on Dogs, News, pet »

[14 Nov 2019 | No Comments]

Today I saw a Facebook post that took issue with trainers and behaviourists who recommend that people should not own certain breeds of dogs because they come with difficult behavioural traits. There were many comments on it, both challenging and in support.
It reminded me of a conversation I had with a mountain man and a rock guitarist some years ago, (I’m not sure where the kiwi was, probably lost astride a big KTM somewhere). We were pondering the pronouncement of a wise man from Lincoln that, ‘The variability within a …