Phyllis Anderson

41 Flips | 1 Magazine | @PhyllisAnde6vbc | Keep up with Phyllis Anderson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Phyllis Anderson”

B.A.T. Proactive Training Gives Dogs The Tools They Need To Succeed

Canine EmpowermentYou’re walking your dog when an off-leash Lab puppy comes sprinting your way. Knowing that your dog is about to freak out, you …

Science-Based Dog Training (with Feeling): How Dog Training Transcends Learning Theory

I have spent the past few years puzzling over why dog training is no longer working that well. Today there is much more management and less …

Dogs

Dog Training Is As Easy As 1-2-3-4 (And 1-2-3)

Well, the party’s over! After spending a most relaxing five weeks at home (with some mega sunny gardening days), I shall now pretty much be on the …

Basic Lure/Reward Training

All you need to train your puppy is the inclination, a few sparks in your brain, a couple of pieces of kibble in your hand, and...the puppy. So, …

7 Things Reactive Dog Owners Want You to Know

Barring heavy rain or freak Georgia snow storms, my dog Topher and I take walks nearly every day. At local parks, around our neighborhood, and the …

Watch coast guard dog Ricky finish helicopter training

The US Coast Guard has released footage of one of its explosives detector dogs completing his training.<p>Belgian malinois Ricky has been with the US Coast Guard since 2008.<p>In the video, he can be seen finishing his helicopter proficiency training with the help of the California Air National Guard 129 …

How Desensitization Is Like Learning How To Swim

(Photo: CC0 Public Domain)Dogs learn about the world they live in through their experiences (both good and bad) and, since life always has some sort …

How to Prevent Leash Reactivity in Dogs

One of the most common behavior issues seen with our companion canines is leash reactivity: lunging, barking, snapping and shenanigans that look like …

Safety First: Why Spatial Issues Can Create Reactivity

Civilization has contributed a great deal to our society as a whole, but it has also added a great deal of stress to our lives. Nowhere is that more …

Training dogs by computer and "smart harness"

While it's important that dogs know some basic obedience commands at the very least, training them can be a monotonous and frustrating experience. …

Establishing Boundaries: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Other Dog Parents

You know the feeling. You’re having a lovely time at the park with your best friend, when suddenly, another dog parent is screaming or physically …

Watch: San Antonio families foster puppies training for military service

Some families in San Antonio play an unexpected role in helping the military -- fostering puppies.<p>Lackland Air Force Base is home to a program that …

San Antonio

How To Do Positive Reinforcement Dog Training?

The dog’s education is vital to learn good habits in his living environment and also allows the animal to become a good pet if you favor the approach …

The Easy Way to Make Soft, Airy Chinese Steamed Buns

Steamed buns: pockets of steamy goodness, just waiting for you to fill them with tender meats, pickled vegetables, fresh herbs, and ooey-gooey …

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success

When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people.<p>We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some …

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

Harriet Gibsone, Stuart Heritage, Gwilym Mumford, Louis Pattison, Jack Seale, Bella Todd & Hannah Verdier

Podcasting

21 Healthyish Recipes For People Who Can't Live Without Bacon

Yes, actual bacon.<p>The good news is that you don't need to cut it out completely. "A good diet includes a variety of fats — including saturated fats like bacon," says registered dietitian Abby Langer, owner of Abby Langer Nutrition. And if your diet is mostly unprocessed, whole foods, adding bacon …

Breakfast

Our 10 best Italian recipes

Pizza, pasta, risotto ... you know the drill. But Italian food is more nuanced than these oh-so-familiar exports. Here our contributors share the dishes that best capture the regions closest to their hearts<p>This is a very Moorish recipe which plays on the sweet and sour flavours typical of southern …

Teen Turns Sewage into Electricity to Win ISEF 2016

<b>Canada’s Austin Wang won first prize at Intel ISEF 2016 for developing a microbial fuel cell that converts organic waste into energy, while</b> …

Gluten-free diet may not be good for healthy kids

Going gluten-free might not be the healthiest choice for a child who doesn’t have celiac disease, according to a new article in The Journal of …

Hello, My Name Is Depression

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has devoted the month of May as a time to promote awareness and education around mental health. Each year, the goal is to fight stigma, create stronger support systems, and advocate for equal mental health care.<p>Every year, we need this month of …

6 Tips To Become A Great Cook In 1 Month

Nemanja Manojlovic<p>Editor at MyCity Web Read full profile<p>So, you finally realized that you will have to do some cooking for yourself? You should feel …

15 Whole Foods-Based Lunches and Dinners That Won’t Break the Bank

While it can be tempting to grab one of every organic apple variety that you’ve never heard of, fresh produce, and the latest vegan products to hit …

Healthy Eating

You Should Only Skip Breakfast Under This One Circumstance

Otherwise, please eat something. Anything. It's good for your heart.<p>No one likes breakfast. Think about it: On one hand, we rejoice every time a fast-food chain announces an all-day breakfast scheme. On the other hand, we are loathe to actually eat it <i>for breakfast</i>. And it might be making us …

8 Impossibly Cute, Craveworthy Cookies

Nothing satisfies the sweet tooth better than a perfect little cookie (or three). From Nutella Sandwich Cookies (aka Yo-yos) to Forgotten Kisses, these adorable treats are all easy to make and impossible to resist.<p>Nothing satisfies the sweet tooth better than a perfect little cookie (or three). …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

5 Essential Tips for Buying and Cooking Salmon Like a Pro

Salmon is the darling, do-it-all fish of the seafood section. It delivers when you need a quick and simple weeknight meal, knows how to pull its …

Bulging and Slipped Disc Symptoms

Bulging and slipped discs, while not exactly the same thing, are in the same family of spinal problems. These injuries relate to the structural …

Kit Harington Used Jon Snow’s Fate On ‘Game Of Thrones’ To Weasel Out Of A Speeding Ticket

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Game of Thrones ahead, but you already know that and you know what’s being spoiled. Why even worry about it?</b><p>Jon Snow died at the end of season five of <i>Game of Thrones</i>. There was no trickery, no wool over the eyes, and he didn’t somehow survive all those knives. That was “real” …

Quinoa - South America's Superfood - Quiet Corner

Often referred to as the supergrain, quinoa is high in fiber and high-quality protein. In fact, it contains more protein than any other grain while …

Mexican Coffee

Spice up your daily cup.<p>A bit of cinnamon and nutmeg (and a pinch of cayenne) give your coffee some bite. Cocoa and sugar add a note of sultry …