Why Australia

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Former research assistant to Dr. Yin, Lynna Feng, has written about her decision to get her PhD in Bendigo, Australia. What could make a woman from the cosmopolitan Bay Area who studied at one of the best known, largest universities for veterinary science shift to a small town half a world away? Read on to find out more.

Clicker Training Horses: Can It Be Done?

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Can you really clicker train a horse? For decades, dolphin and killer whale trainers have been using a variation on positive reinforcement called clicker training. In the 1980s, the method started picking up steam with dog trainers and now it’s finally catching on with horses too.

Scrub Jay vs. Dog: Who is Smarter?

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Who is smarter? A scrub jay or a dog? The answer may surprise you. Read here about research done with scrub jays that proves just how intelligent they really are.

Secret to Dog Training

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The secret to dog training is straightforward—reward desired behavior and remove rewards for unwanted behavior. Dr. Yin provides examples and explains the nuances that make this approach work.