What is Stimulus Control?

What is Stimulus Control?

Stimulus control refers to situations in which the presence or absence of a particular stimulus, called the discriminative stimulus or S^D, controls how a person or an animal behaves. Remember, stimulus control is neither the stimulus nor the behavior, but the...
Do Horses See in Color?

Do Horses See in Color?

Whether you’re wondering if horses see in color or questioning how else their visual range compares to yours, knowing more about equine optics will satisfy your curiosity. Understanding how your steed sees will help you catch potential eye conditions. The perception...
How to Make a Rat Harness?

How to Make a Rat Harness?

Rats are quirky and endearing creatures. They are also great pets to have. However, like most animals, they crave roaming and dislike being in a cage for too long! If you’re a proud rat owner who’s looking to find a way to help your pet rat feel free while making sure...
PetSmart Grooming Prices 101: Services, Costs, and More

PetSmart Grooming Prices 101: Services, Costs, and More

Image source: Mike Mozart Owning a pet requires a lot more care and effort than you might think, and grooming is a massive part of it all. As the recent pandemic suggests, matted fur doesn’t make for a good look and may even require a complete shave. If you’re eager...
Trust and Love: Potty Training Pet Rats

Trust and Love: Potty Training Pet Rats

Oh no! Your rat peed on you again! Or maybe your friend picked them up to cuddle and ended up with a wet hand, how embarrassing! But not to worry, this problem is easily fixable. All you have to do is potty train your little furry pet. This might sound difficult, but...