Lads Before the Wind

Welcome to my Book Project, currently called Animal Notes, but I’d love suggestions for a better or more apropos name- Keeper Records, Training Notes, Reviews for Zoos… Whatever conveys the sharing of ideas to improve the lives of (not just) animal care professionals so we can show up as the best versions of ourselves for the animals, the community, and the world.

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Positive Reinforcement is Not a Burger After the Gym: Part 2

After my last post, I received a few requests asking for help deciding what to use instead of food.  In Positive Reinforcement isn’t a Burger Part 1, I talk about choosing rewards and incentives not focused around food. I understand this isn’t the easiest idea to wrap your mind around. So, here is a helpful exercise to practice in discovering your incentives, rewards, and reinforcements. Read More “Positive Reinforcement is Not a Burger After the Gym: Part 2”