Training and Behavior – Other Species

On this page, you can browse books on training methods and behavioral information for horses, birds, and small pets.

Clicker training works wonders with horses, as well as just about every other species of animal.


Clicker Training for Your Horse: Alexandra Kurland is one of the forerunners in the field of clicker training for horses. This book provides step by step help in getting started working with your horses in a fun and positive way that brings the light into their eyes while teaching safe and polite behavior.
The Click That Teaches by Alexandra Kurland: This comprehensive training guide will take you from clicker basics to to advanced training. Even if you are a novice handler, you’ll find these step-by-step lessons easy to follow. And for the experienced clicker trainer, you will enjoy finding the “clickable” moment in the training sequences.
Getting Started: Clicker Training for Birds by Melinda Johnson: Looking for a new way to have fun playing with your bird buddy? Or is his nickname “Birdzilla” and you have the scars to prove it? Maybe your bird is a depressed little perch potato that refuses to play at all? This new way of training birds with a clicker and treats can dramatically change your bird’s behavior and improve your life together. Find out just how smart, affectionate, and fascinating birds can be, with clicker training.
Getting Started: Clicking with Your Rabbit by Joan Orr is a definitive guide to caring for your bunny, teaching him or her safe interaction, amazing tricks and even useful behaviors like coming to you when called by name! Bunnies are wonderful pets when you know how to bring out their bunny best!