Each week I share our favourite links on my twitter, and then collate them into a blog post for easy reference. This is a big lot of links, so make sure you get a cuppa and an hour up your sleeve to do some reading.
Tweet of the Week
I really enjoyed reading Captive Animals Act Smarter. It looks at reasons why captive animals test ‘smarter’ on some tasks. An interesting read.
Sheltering and Rescue
This video will touch your heart – a video on rescuing street dog and her babies.
Adopt me 02.13 Sydeny Dog Photographer from Ruthless Photography.
KC Pet Project
I follow Brett’s blog, the KC Dog Blog, and inadvertently tweeted a bunch of his stuff this week!
How the shelter will be opening Mondays to increase adoptions.
I love reading about this no kill shelter in action!
Seminar season begins soon! (Suzanne Clothier)
Patricia McConnell talks about dogs “Safe off leash?“.
“The perils of premature premack” from Eileen and Dogs blog.
An excellent post from Denise Fenzi: “Motivational Training. Until…”
From Kenzo the Hovawart: “Wizards Kelsey and Nolan, and their Hovawart, Ethanah” and “The Forgotten Hovawarts“.
Climate Control - is the commercialisation of pets really bad?
As the Toller Burns (on questionable research in Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers).
Other Dog Stuff
DIY No Sew Wedding Bow Tie (the model is a dog!).
Maltipaws handcrafted dog collars.
Other Animal Stuff
How long do animals live? (infographic)
Antler Lock Survivor (warning: graphic).
Sigur Ros – Ekki mukk – a strangely interesting video with animals…