The Ethics of Aversives Use

The Ethics of Aversives Use

The Ethics of Aversives Use Academy director Jean Donaldson and staffer Kristi Benson unpack the argument that all training is “science-based” in this thoughtful conversation.  Kristi: Science has given us, as dog trainers (heck, as humans) such an...
Our Heroes

Our Heroes

Our Heroes Academy director Jean Donaldson and staffer Kristi Benson in conversation about their heroes: those people who have opened their eyes with the most glorious of epiphanies and motivated them to be better dog trainers and teachers. Kristi: I’m curious about...
Conversations About Management

Conversations About Management

Conversations about Management in Dog Training Why it’s useful and when it isn’t enough The Academy’s director Jean Donaldson speaks with staffer Kristi Benson about management in pet dog training and why standard operating procedures are often more...