Aggressive dogs, poor training techniques, sound statistics and some good advice in the discussion – shame about the methodology.
Animal behaviour / Science Education / Zoology

Aggressive dogs, poor training techniques, sound statistics and some good advice in the discussion – shame about the methodology.

I came across a new study the other day, recently published in the journal of Applied Animal Behaviour Science… Herron, M., Schofer, F., & Reisner, I. (2009). Survey of the use and outcome of confrontational and non-confrontational training methods in client-owned dogs showing undesired behaviors. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 117, 47–54. Introduction and Methodology The … Continue reading

Every marine biologist I’ve ever known has been a bit crazy
Science Education / Zoology

Every marine biologist I’ve ever known has been a bit crazy

I had many a great lecturer back in the day, but one I remember for his arduous field trips. Professor Roland Emson was much loved by his students and respected by his colleagues. He loved nothing better than endangering his students on rocky shore ecology field trips, in sub-arctic temperatures, torrential rain and hurricane-force winds, … Continue reading