YouTube:  Watch techniques, tips and strategies on the "what" "whys"
and "hows" of training and animal behavior:

Animal Communication Frania Shelley-Grielen presents on human, feline
and canine communication -who's doing the listening?

Talking about Animals Frania talks to Toni Quest about our relationships
with the animals in our lives.

The science behind electric/shock collars.  Are they effective for training
and learning?  Know more about them.

How to work with the fearful dog Specific hands on strategies and
approaches to help you help the fearful dog.

Working with the dog who is afraid of the stairs  Stair refusal may be
trauma induced, learn how to help.

Recognizing stress signals in dogs.  Watch the dogs show you in real time
what stress signals to watch out for and how to help.

Hand feeding with "off" and "take it"  One of the best exercises for behavior,
training and relationship building.

How to help a dog stop from pulling Tips and techniques to take the stress
out of "having to get there."

How to pick up a dog  Yes, there is a right way and a wrong way-take a look.

How to walk a dog Strategies for fun and more meaningful walking for the
both of you.

Walking the city dog Busy urban sidewalks have their share of distractions,
how to keep it fun and safe to sniff around.

How to pet a dog How to approach and find the guidelines that work best
for your best friend.

Barking and separation issues  How to recognize anxieties and alerts and
what to do about them.

Mounting Behavior in Canine Play "Humping" or "mounting" is more
often about extreme attention getting.  Take a look.

The Ian Dunbar Interview  Frania Shelley-Grielen talks to Dr. Ian Dunbar
about cats, dogs and how to find the right trainer.

The differences with cats and dogs Canines and felines experience the
worlds in different ways we need to appreciate the diversities, here's food
for thought.

How to use time-outs and resolve conflicts with cats and dogs because they
never get the lecture.  

How to play with a cat Our cats need interactive playtime with us too, find
out how to be a cat's best friend.

Play behavior in cats and dogs Cats and dogs don't play like humans, unless
they play with us.  Take a look at what it looks like with each other and
with us.

Dog play does not always mean what we think it means.  Take a look and
see if you can tell if this is a game of chase or not.

How to pet a cat Feline friendly approaches include touching cats in the
places they prefer.  Take a look.

How to pick up a cat The safest and most comfortable method for the
both of you.

More ways to pick up a cat  By popular demand.  Including from the floor
or above you, you asked and here's how.

How to train a cat Training can and should be a fun and interactive activity
for your pet and you and it's not just for dogs.

How to trim cat claws -a feline friendly approach using treats, low or no
restraint and keeping the cat along side you can work wonders.

More on how to trim cat claws and remove mats too.  Add in mat removal
to your nail trim.

How to give a cat a pill Minimal restraint and low stress are the first parts
of the process.

More ways to give a cat a pill Coating the pill in food can make all the
difference in helping the medicine go down.

How to help your cat to use the litter box each and every time. Identifying
your cats preferences and aversions are what makes the difference.

How to stop a cat fight. Mediate a peaceful end to an aggressive feline
episode by offering an alternative equal or preferable behavior.

Cat grooming  The fastidious nature of cats is part of their appeal; why
and how they do it.

Why cats knead with their paws  This behavior may begin as functional
but is likely to be continued for the "fun" of it.

How do we feel about the wildlife in our lives? We say we love nature and
the wildlife that is a part of it but how close do we really want to be?

Feast of St. Francis procession of the animals 2012 See how the handlers
work with each animal to keep the entry stress free for everyone.

Feast of St. Francis 2013  See the handlers, the animals  and the spectacle
at the blessing of the animals.

Feast of St. Francis 2014  See the animals, the spectacle and the animals
handlers on their procession.
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