Chapter 7: Fear
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Clicker Training for Your Horse. Alexandra Kurland. 1998. Waltham, MA: Sunshine Books.

Loading the problem loader: the effects of target training and shaping on trailer-loading behavior of horses.” Dawnery L. Ferguson and Jesús Rosales-Ruiz. 2001. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 34:409-24.

Reducing Stress in Northern Bald Ibis Through Training.” Elsa Mark. 2007. ABMA Journal 4:23-35.

The rhino likes violets.” Karen Pryor. 1981. Psychology Today, April.

Changing the world, one click at a time: chaps. 10, 11, 12, In Click to Win! Clicker Training For The Show Ring. Karen Pryor. 2002. Waltham, MA: Sunshine Books.

Curing the cat-chasing dog: pp. 70-73 in Clicker Training for Cats. Karen Pryor. 2001. Waltham MA: Sunshine Books.

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The Animal Behavior Management Alliance. Zoo trainers www.theabma.org

ORCA, student organization at University of North Texas orgs.unt.edu/orca

International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators www.IAATE.org

Department of Behavior Analysis, University of North Texas www.unt.edu/behv

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“Pryor strikingly demonstrates how ethological expertise—knowledge of a subject’s basic biology and behavior—is a prerequisite for success in animal training. Her knowledge of the differing capacities of various species, of their instinctual and sensory processes and their malleability, of how this information can be exploited in relationship to humans, are underlying factors that most other books on the subject ignore.”

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