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RIO, the psychotic cockatoo

In December 2013 Dr Dorianne Elliott of the Bird and Exotic Animal Hospital at Onderstepoort asked me if I would take on a psychotic cockatoo and attempt to rehabilitate it. The bird had had multiple owners and was taken into the practise to be euthenised. Dr Elliott

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Vodka Saves Pup from Anti-Freeze

Sydney: An Australian vet saved a puppy that was dying after drinking anti-freeze – by giving her vodka. The puppy, an American Staffordshire named Cleo, licked radiator fluid off spare car parts in a garage in Truganina. Within 30 minutes, she was swaying on her feet, rejecting

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Ways of supporting your child when you lose a pet

Make sure that the child doesn’t hear about the pet’s death from someone else Always be honest about death. Don’t pretend the pet has gone missing if it has died It is a good idea to encourage the child to express their emotions. If they are old

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Animal Assisted Therapy in Namibia

Kirsten Drews, one of the attendees at the recent clicker workshops held in Windhoek, Namibia, pictured here with her “gang”. Apart from taking time to learn about dog training techniques, Kirsten also runs a boarding facility for dogs. These pictures were taken with her and some of

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Clicker Workshop Module 2 : 7 July 2011

Attendees and their dogs demonstration “101 things to do with a Box” – each handler was tasked to get 10 or more behaviours within 5 minutes. Sharon and Ashley (a dog she rescued and had only had for 4 months) demonstrate how easy this is. Here the

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Clicker Workshops

Clicker workshops are designed to be interactive and fun for both you and your pet. Animals such as dogs, cat, horse, meerkat, parrot, rat, chicken etc. have participated in these workshops, so that attendees can see for themselves how this training method works for all animals. The

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Birman Blues

I once got called in to help a lady with her Birman cat. This was a magnificent neutered male cat of almost 8 years old, called Blu. She had had the cat since it was 10 weeks old, and had had it neutered when he was about

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Pet friendly gardens

Students often ask me how they can help make their garden more stimulating and user friendly for their pet. Irrespective of the size of your garden, or the species of pet you prefer, you can design elements in your garden to accommodate and stimulate your pet. You

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Maxine Quinton
Tel: +083 333 6172
Email: maxine@clickersa.co.za

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