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Doglinks.co.nz-- Updated Links -- January 10, 2010
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!! Happy New Year !!
New Year 2010 celebrations take place around the world Spectacular fireworks displays were seen in cities including Auckland in New Zealand and Sydney, Australia. London and Paris and other European cities also enjoyed displays, while in Brazil, people watched fireworks from the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. Hundreds of thousands of people packed into New York's Times Square were showered with confetti at midnight.
Look who's coming to New Zealand !!
Edie Jane Eaton- TTouch
Other dog events that's happening around the country, view our Dog Calendar
What is the most inviting movement a human can make to attract most dogs to come toward them?
Magic "Touch" for Fearful dogs -- A personal journey that she took with her fearful rescue dog. Please please read this if you have a fearful dog, have a puppy that is fearful, or if you know someone who has a fearful dog.
Sheep herding game -- are you as good as a good Border Collie?
The Magic of Shaping One day I was working on teaching some core behaviors with an aggressive dog and decided to see if she would free-shape for us. Within minutes, she had done it! I then decided to teach her to ride a skateboard.
The Kennel Club is Darwin's worst nightmare -- Don McCaig on Pedigrees and Paranoia Politics -- an interesting read since the BBC aired that show about the kennel club.Canine Compulsive Disorder Gene Identified in Dogs Obsessive compulsive disorder is characterized by time consuming, repetitive behaviors and affects about 2 percent of humans, while the equally distressing canine equivalent, canine compulsive disorder, or CCD, seems to target certain dog breeds, especially Dobermans and Bull Terriers.
"William And The Windmill" is a multimedia presentation from "The Star" in Canada about William Kamkwamba and is story (that is getting more known everyday) of putting together scraps to make a windmill to generate electricity in Malawi. Not only is the video well-made, most of it is closed-captioned and accessible to English Language Learners.
Malawi windmill boy with big fans is a BBC article about the same story, just in case you want to learn more about him.Atomic dogs: The making of an internet sensation On the floor, 16 golden retrievers stare up at me bemused. They are arranged in a square, four by four. I watch through the viewfinder of my video camera. This, I think to myself, could make me famous.
How Memory Works This is great multimedia resource created by the Public Broadcasting System NOVA scienceNOW program. The show aired originally on August 25, 2009, but you can still watch portions of the program online. The main video describes the work being done on the brain of "H.M.," a man who had brain surgery that left him unable to form long-term memories.
"We'll meet again" -- guide dog commercial -- sweet revenge from the pup!
Training the Whistle recall- This is really the basics of recall. You can also whistle yourself if you know how to.
It's Yer Choice- teaching your dog to Leave It- Excellent dog training video online
Dogs in the Womb- how did they manage to film this?
See the Mastiff in the Womb- they develop their wrickles in the womb.
Surfing Dog- from prodigy program, to a surfing dog. Great story!
The Squatting Dog - i didn't think dogs had THIS sort of balance! But hey, I remember seeing that dog on two legs.
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
Geoff Stern for insert in Non-Doggy Reading
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