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Animal Training

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This section features information regarding animal training in zoos, including podcasts by Ryan Cartlidge, an experienced animal trainer and founder of Animal Training Academy. Find out more about Ryan and his work here.

What are the benefits of animal training in zoos?

The ZooSpensefull provides the Top 5 reasons why animals should be trained.

Animal Training Online Course

Whether you work in a zoo or just want to train your animal companion, the Animal Training Academy has the right online course for you... And it's free! Find out more here.

Animal Training Podcast

Learn more about animal training in these podcasts by Animal Training Academy's Ryan Cartlidge, who interviews animal behaviour and training experts on topics relevant to the subject. In the list below you can find the podcasts most relevant to zoo animals but you can listen to all Ryan's podcasts here.

Sabrina Brando – Director of Animal Welfare; WAZA [The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums]

January 22, 2019

Debbie Marrin - Director of Training and Behavioral husbandry, San Francisco Zoo

April 28, 2017

Valerie Hare – Co-founder of the SHAPE of enrichment, part 2

April 11, 2017

Valerie Hare – Co-founder of the SHAPE of enrichment, part 1

April 01, 2017

Wouter Stellaard – Animal programs training director (Columbus Zoo).

February 21, 2017

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Another great source of animal training information is the ZooSpensefull website.

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