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Jobs with Animals

Careers with Animals

Dog training is often a job into which people transition from other careers related to caring for animals. Individuals who work as dog trainers, pet groomers or caretakers hold a variety of responsibilities depending on their precise line of work and place of employment. Continue reading

How to Choose a Dog Trainer

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How to Choose a Dog Trainer

For many people, pets are like their children and they will love them unconditionally no matter what behavior problems they may have. Dog training is an effective way of breaking your pooch’s bad habits and turning him into a good dog that is if you find the right dog trainer. Unfortunately, not everyone who decides to get into animal training does so for the right reasons or has the experience or skills to do an effective job. There are several questions that you should ask before you trust someone with your dog.

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Veterinary Assistant Jobs Expected to Increase

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Career Opportunities for Vet Assistants Continue to Grow

Veterinary Assistant Jobs

Thinking about becoming a veterinary assistant? With the current economic situation, it may seem impossible to find a career path in a growing industry. However, if you love pets and would consider an animal care job, then now is the right time for you to consider becoming a vet assistant. Recent statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that enrolling in a veterinary assistant school, such as Animal Behavior College, will get you on the fast track to a great career. Continue reading

Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

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Dog Training Philosophy

Positive Reinforcement Dog TrainingWhen it comes to training dogs, there are many different philosophies and dog training techniques used by different dog trainers. Some reality television celebrities have quickly become famous with their methods and stirred controversy among certified dog trainers. If you are looking into a new dog training career, you will want to know the differences between these philosophies in order to select a school that offers the program you are most comfortable with. Here is a quick look at the training philosophy and techniques utilized by Animal Behavior College.

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Dog Obedience Training

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Understanding the Importance of Dog Obedience Training

Dog Obedience TrainingMany pet owners never attend a dog training school, or even a dog obedience class with their pets, and end up with dogs who aren’t well trained or obedient. Part of the problem lies with how pet owners perceive their pets. Many dog lovers treat their pets like humans. Although we like to think of our dogs as having human personalities, this is a mistake when you’re training your dog.

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