I'm sitting in my hotel room in downtown Columbus, Ohio. I'm a few blocks away from Ohio State University, where I was asked to collaborate and give a ... Read More
Separation Anxiety in Different Species of Animals
In this episode of Coffee With The Critters, I talk about the many levels of separation anxiety in different species of animals, including parrots, ... Read More
Do Animals Have Emotions?
Imagine, what would life be without emotions? Emotions are a state of consciousness that coincide with physiological changes. Our emotions affect mood ... Read More
My top 10 Checklist for Healthy Animal Behavior
The new year is here! Many people don't like this time of year because the days are short and cold. The nights are long and linger. I LOVE this time ... Read More
How Do I Get My Animal To Stop Doing That?
I'm getting ready to discuss one of the most common reasons why undesired behaviors continue to exist. Yes, this even happens with some of the animals ... Read More
The Top 5 Tips for Preventing Behavior Issues with Our Animals This Holiday Weekend
I made this important message very easy for you to watch vs reading during this busy time of year. Click the recording below to watch the top 5 tips ... Read More
The Importance of Socialization For The Future of Our Animals
This photo means so much to me. As many of you know, this bird means the world to me and I almost lost him in an accident. This is Rico, our eleven ... Read More
Working With Behavior Issues from a Lunging, Dive-Bombing Amazon
It has been very busy here at The Animal Behavior Center over the past few months. We had our annual event and then my lecture schedule is taking me ... Read More
You can join me ‘live’ each evening!
I love being in touch with people that want to better their lives with their animals and better the lives of animals in general. Most of you that ... Read More
Scary Times For Animals
Hello Everyone. I'm super excited about to share this blog post with you for two reasons: 1) because this training works and 2) because it helps ... Read More
A “Bird Attacking” Question
Question: Hi Lara! I have a bird "attacking" question. I've had my Amazon since she was only a few months old. I did have a couple of biting ... Read More
Behavior Trained Through Consistency…A Win/Win Outcome for All
I get a lot of requests on topics in which to write. I consider each and everyone of them and give them a lot of thought. I had recently posted on ... Read More