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SOLUTIONS FOR FROZEN WATCHFULNESS

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Frozen Watchfulness (Part 2) – Solutions www.NatualAnimalCentre.com     Following on from the previous post we look at solutions for your dogs & horses.  In the previous blog article we set out the essential background on forceful training and its implications.  We began the discussion on the psychological condition known as frozen watchfulness.  This is […]

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The Hidden Implications of Forceful Training

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The Hidden Implications of Forceful Training (Conditioned Suppression & Frozen Watchfulness) … positively influencing the wellbeing of animals worldwide … The rise of smoothly marketed, forceful training methods for horses & dogs has left us at the Natural Animal Centre feeling very uncomfortable that animal owners are being tricked into thinking they are doing the right thing […]

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An Introduction to Cat Behaviour for Owners

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Feline Behaviour – Article: 6 An Introduction to Cat Behaviour for Owners Overview of the article: Recent Feline Behaviour research indicates the cat to be a much misunderstood pet and that the welfare of cats is often severely compromised though owners’ lack of understanding of cat behaviour. Here we provide an overview of Feline Behaviour […]

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Canine Behaviour – Misunderstandings about Dominance – Living with Aggression

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    Dog Behaviour – Article: 1 Living with aggression Overview of the article: Suggested solutions based on the science of Applied Animal Behaviour covering aggression (types of aggression) and misunderstandings about dominance (the vast majority of dog owners have been misinformed regarding dominance).  Here we explain how hierarchies develop naturally and how to identify […]

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Horse Behaviour: Stables are Cages

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  Horse Behaviour – Article: 3 Stables are Cages Overview of the article: Provides a new take on how fair it is to keep horses in stables with suggested solutions based on the science of Applied Animal Behaviour and the NAC Barn System. This is a brief article – for a fuller understanding of the […]

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Horse Behaviour: How to Manage a Bully in the Herd

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Horse Behaviour – Article: 2 Horse Behaviour: How to Manage a Bully in the Herd   Overview of the article: Suggested solutions based on the science of Applied Animal Behaviour to managing situations where one horse is subjected to bullying by another in the herd. This is a brief article – for a fuller understanding […]

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Mishka – Creating a Positive Outlook

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Mishka, our newest pack member, came from an unfortunately impoverished environment. Locked outside in a bare yard in virtual social isolation for 18 months, she dragged her blanket to the backdoor sleeping in the snow even in the depths of winter in the hope of being let inside…

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