Tag Archives: behavior

Timber’s Busy Social Calendar

Renki has been outside full-time for several days now. He is living in a fenced off portion of the McAllister habitat, which is conveniently close to the Alison Franklin Animal Care Center in case we have to move him inside.  … Continue reading

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Why Is That Dog Looking At Me?

Check out some of the fascinating research done at Wolf Park! Why Is That Dog Looking At Me? More than one experiment has made some things pretty clear. Dogs look at humans much more than wolves do. Wolves tend to … Continue reading

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Join Us for “The Human-Animal Bond” with Beth Duman in March 2016!

“The Human-Animal Bond – Exploring New Dimensions in Training” March 11-13, 2016 Current research is showing us that wolves and dogs have mental gifts far surpassing our earlier expectations. This interactive, hands-on seminar/workshop will explore new ways we can relate … Continue reading

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Suzanne Clothier Guest Seminar November 20-22, 2015!

Viva la Difference! Comparative Canid Behavior November 20-22, 2015 Sign up today! There’s something about those canids that just draw us in. Is it the eyes that glow with amazing intelligence? Is it their social behavior that appeals to us, … Continue reading

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Research from Wolf Park: Assessment of Attachment Behavior to Human Caregivers in Wolf Pups

Researchers from the University of Florida Canine Cognition and Behavior Lab, working along with Wolf Park’s human “puppy mothers” during the hand-raising of Wolf Park’s litters of new pups over multiple years, have demonstrated that wolf pups, like dog pups, … Continue reading

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Join Us For Winter Wolves January 17!

Wolf Park’s Winter Wolves Saturday, January 17, 2015 1:00—4:00 PM Join us for a day of fun at Wolf Park featuring the wolves in their glorious full winter coats!  Hot drinks will be available indoors so that visitors can warm … Continue reading

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Animal Behavior Seminar with Guest Speaker Beth Duman

Positive Training 101 – Learn from Wolves and Dogs March 13-15, 2015 This energizing weekend seminar will help you become a more compassionate and empathetic partner with you canine buddy. Learn how the staff at Wolf Park has perfected gentle … Continue reading

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Register Now for Suzanne Clothier’s Seminar and Save $50!

  August 8-10, 2014 Do you have a dog? Are you a dog behaviorist? Are you a dog trainer? You don’t want to miss “Head and Heart in Balance” with Suzanne Clothier August 8-10, 2014! Head and Heart in Balance: … Continue reading

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Your Dog Has Something to Tell You

Staff at Wolf Park have long known that dogs (and their cousins, wolves, foxes, and coyotes) have a rich inner life and a lot to “say”.  Do you know what your dog might be trying to tell you?  Alexandra Horowitz’s … Continue reading

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How Well Can Children Interpret Dog Body Language?

Researchers from the University of Lincoln and the University of Edinburgh have published a study on how well children and adults recognize the emotional expressions of dogs. Studying 430 children between the ages of 4 and 10 and 120 young … Continue reading

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