Previous Show Notes

  1.  Better Animal Handling

  2. The Art of Firm Kindness

  3. Safety Considerations

  4. Animal Handling and Injuries

  5. Zoonotic Diseases

  6. Transmission of Animal Diseases

  7. Keys to Good Animal Handling

  8. Animal Behavior

  9. Socialization, Flight Zones, and Senses Effects on Behavior

  10. Hearing, Touch, and Behavior

  11. Vision and Behavior

  12. Resistance Behaviors

  13. Species Differences in Aggressiveness and Training Methods

  14. Health and Behavior

  15. Containments for Household Pets and Laboratory Animals

  16. Dog Containments

  17. Cat Containments

  18. Rats, Mice, and Guinea Pig Containments

  19. Chinchilla, Gerbil, Hamster, Degus, Sugar Gliders, and Hedgehog Containments

  20. Containments for Rabbits and Ferrets

  21. Caged Companion Bird Containments 

  22. General Requirements for Reptile Containments

  23. Containments for Turtles, Snakes, and Lizards

  24. Domestication and Behavior of Dogs

  25. Handler Safety, Puppy Socialization, and Incidence of Dog Bites

  26. Dog Bite Prevention

  27. Transmittable Diseases of Dogs

  28. Approaching and Catching Dogs

  29. Dog Handling Equipment

  30. Walking Dogs, Lifting and Carrying Dogs, and Placing Dogs in Cages and Runs

  31. Special Equipment for Handling Dogs

  32. Transporting Dogs

  33. Domestication and Behavior of Cats

  34. Transmissible Diseases of Cats

  35. Approaching, Catching, and Routine Handling of Cats

  36. Moving Cats and Placing or Removing from Cages and Crates

  37. Special Handling Equipment for Cats

  38. Transporting Cats

  39. Domestication and Behavior of Small Mammals other than Dogs and Cat

  40. Transmissible Diseases of Small Mammals

  41. Handling Mice and Rats

  42. Handling Hamsters, Gerbils, and Guinea Pigs

  43. Handling Chinchillas, Degus, and Sugar Gliders

  44. Handling Hedgehogs and Rabbits

  45. Handling Ferrets

  46. Domestication and Behavior of Companion Birds

  47. Diseases Transmitted by Companion Birds

  48. Approaching, Catching, and Handling Birds

  49. Handling Various Bird Sizes and Types

  50. Taming and Behavior of Reptiles

  51. Safety in Handling Reptiles

  52. Reptile Safety and Transmissible Diseases from Reptiles

  53. Handling of Chelonians and Snakes

  54. Handling Lizards and Transporting Reptiles

55. Containment for Ranch, Farm, and Stabled Animals

56. Fences and Gates

57. Fence Materials

58. Species Considerations for Enclosures: Horses and Cattle

59. Species Considerations for Enclosures: Small Ruminants and Swine

60. Barns, Stalls, and Three-Sided Sheds: Horses and Cattle

61. Barns, Stalls, and Three-Sided Sheds: Small Ruminants and Swine

62. Barn Fire Hazards

63. Poultry Housing and Enclosures

64. Industrial Farm Animal Production

65. Terminology and Construction of Ropes

66. Maintenance of Ropes and Leather Animal Handling Equipment

67. Knots, Bends, and Hitches for Animal Handlers

68. Using a Lariat

69. The Domestication of Horses and Their Role in Developing Civilization

70. Natural Behavior of the Horse

71. Horse Handler Safety

72. Bad Manners in Horses

73. Safety for Horses Being Handled

74. Safer Horseback Riding

75. Tacking Up for Horseback Riding

76. Mounting and Position in the Saddle

77. Trail Riding and Arena Riding

78. Transmissible Diseases of Horses

79. General Considerations in Approaching and Catching Horses

80. Catching Horses in Stalls, Pastures, and Special Situations

81. Horseback Riding Tack: Halters, Lead Ropes, and Saddles

82. Bridles, Hackamores, Reins, Bits, and Rider Aids

83. Horse Harnesses

84. Tying Horses, Restraint by Distraction, and Lifting Feet

85. Moving Horses

86. Environmental Protection and Handling for Medical Procedures for Horses

87. Use of Rectal Thermometers and Administration of Oral and Eye Medications for Horses

88. Special Equipment for Horses: Twitches, Hobbles, and Feedbags

89.  Trailering Horses: Loading

90.  Trailering Horses: Hauling and Unloading

91.  Domestication and Behavior of Donkeys

92. Handling Donkeys and Mules

93. Domestication and Natural Behavior of Cattle

94. Safety Considerations for Cattle Handlers

95. Safety Considerations for Cattle

96. Zoonotic Diseases of Cattle and Sanitary Practices

97. Catching Cattle and Training Cattle to be Handled

98. Handling Equipment and Facilities for Cattle

99. Squeeze Chutes, Headgates, and Loading and Unloading Chutes

100. Optional Cattle Handling and Restraint Facilities

101. Moving Cattle

102. Collecting and Sorting Cattle

103. Handling Cattle for Medical Procedures: Head Restraint

104. Restraint of a Cow's Whole Body, Tail, or Feet; and Anti-Kicking Methods

105. Downed Cattle

106. Administration of Medications and Transport of Cattle

107. Domestication and Natural Behavior of Small Ruminants

108. Safety in Handing Small Ruminants

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