Attention As A Reinforcer

One of the strongest and most common reinforcers is attention, yet it is the one reinforcer I see used the least or misused the most. If that statement has you thinking, it should because it’s a powerful one. I will make several upcoming posts here on...
When Does Training Cease?

When Does Training Cease?

What is training anyway? Training is our primary form of communication with the animal(s) in our care. We are always training, the questions is….What are we training? If our animals can see or hear us, training is happening. When our training plans take an...

Teach Your Bird to Forage

Let me help show you a great way to keep your birds occupied while you are at work all day or away for long periods if time. Foraging is the behavior of looking for and attaining food or treats. Foraging is a learned behavior of all birds who live in the wild and it...