Linda Lombardi specializes in writing about the animals that share our planet and our homes. She has written for outlets including the Associated Press, Mongabay.com, and National Geographic online. She is the author of two nonfiction books about animals:
Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns and Other Beastly True Tales, probably the only book with 25 pages of bibliography that you'll find shelved under Humor, uses evidence from science and the news to show tha…
The leopard gecko is a cute little lizard that's easy to care for. [AP FILE PHOTO]
Hailey Fink gets acquainted with a corn snake in the first grade classroom of Dawn Slinger in Farmington, Minn. Corn snakes are great for beginners. Native to the U.S., they're suited to our environment.
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A growing body of research said it's the easiest and most effective way to train. Written by Linda Lombardi
Why train your dog with food rewards? A growing body of research said it's the easiest and most effective way to train. "Using treats during training is the best way to guarantee that your dog will repeat the behavior you want," said the American Kennel Club.
In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Emmy, a harrier, keeps her eyes on a treat offered to her by handler Mike Gowen in the benching area before competing in the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP file photo/Mary Altaffer) Why train your dog with food rewards? A growing body of research says it's the easiest and most effective way to train.
@Mulboyne ok but to be fair, there is nothing I can buy in a US convenience store that is anywhere near as good as a tuna mayo onigiri from a Japanese conbini, so I am willing to believe he may have a point.