PetAbility Podcast

Enrichment with Amanda Shyne, PhD

March 08, 2022 PetAbility Season 3 Episode 5
PetAbility Podcast
Enrichment with Amanda Shyne, PhD
Show Notes

Chris and Cathy talk often about enrichment in their podcast.  But what exactly is enrichment for our pets? Listen to animal enrichment expert, Amanda Shyne, help us understand why enrichment is not simply a nice to have but a need to have. Enrichment is the action of improving the quality of something - in our case, an animal's life. Enrichment brings joy and makes our pets feel alive, a need that contributes to their sense of well-being beyond the basic requirements of food, shelter, and medical care.  Enrichment satisfies your pet’s physical and psychological needs by providing a perception of control over their environment, often mimicking natural behaviors, and offering choice. To put it simply, enrichment is caring. Creating an enrichment practice with your pet is easier than you think and can take on a variety of forms! Listen to this episode to learn how.

Find Amanda at Data Driven Agility or email her at amandashyne@gmail.com

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