I’ve acquired a brand new publish on my Psych At present weblog, Fellow Creatures, which takes a have a look at the optimistic aspect of the pet-guardian relationship.
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By Zazie Todd PhD
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The publish is in response to at least one by Dr. Marc Bekoff (“Are you being honest to right-minded canine homeowners?”) wherein he writes about some feedback he acquired from readers, and analyzes posts by himself and different Psych At present bloggers (together with me!) to see if they have a tendency in direction of the extra unfavorable or extra optimistic finish of issues.
Due to that, I made a decision to check out 3 issues that canine and cat guardians get proper.
Dr. Bekoff’s publish additionally prompted me to have a look at a few of my very own posts, as a result of I strive exhausting to jot down optimistic posts more often than not, I had simply written one which might be classed as extra unfavorable, and which is already certainly one of my most-viewed posts on Psych At present. Possibly this tells us one thing about social media?
So for the document, proper now I’ve acquired two Psych At present posts which can be at present my hottest and which can be virtually neck-and-neck when it comes to web page views:
I’ve written a number of posts about how we will successfully talk about canine coaching and canine and cat behaviour. Sharing optimistic suggestions is a vital a part of it. When you’re to be taught extra, you would possibly like these posts particularly:
And eventually I am going to add that in case you’re on the lookout for optimistic ideas for methods to care in your canine or cat, you may discover a lot, together with a guidelines for a contented canine/cat, in my books Wag: The Science of Making Your Canine Pleased and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Pleased. When you’re working with shoppers, I believe you may discover these books very useful as really helpful studying.
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