YouTube:  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.

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 -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  -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

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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