Congratulations Shaunee! ABC’s Success Story Contest Co-Winner
At Animal Behavior College, we hear a lot of success stories from our enrolled students and graduates. The wonderful testimonies are always a treat for us to hear and are great reminders to all of us here at ABC that the lives of people and animals are bettered because of our programs.
Our most recent contest asked for ABC students (past and present) to submit video testimonies of “success stories”. We had TWO winners that won the contest. Continue reading
Exercise As Best Medicine For Dogs & People
A professional school for dog trainers, such as Animal Behavior College, will be the first to tell you how important exercising your dog is, with at least 30 minutes recommended per day. Even with factors of age, breed, and current health issues, you’ll want to preserve and invigorate them with exercise levels appropriate to their needs. Many pet owners also enjoy physical activity and exercising together can save time, build greater companionship, and increase a healthy lifestyle for both of you. Continue reading
ABC’s Top Dog Obedience Instructor Program Question – Job Placement
One of the most frequently asked questions about Animal Behavior College (ABC) Dog Training School is whether the program offers students possible job placement opportunities. After all, changing careers in this economy can be a scary step and students need reassurance that ABC will open the right doors to a long-lasting successful career.
Dog Chewing Problems? Kong Toy Redirection Dog Training Tip
Here’s the bottom line… All Dogs Chew. Most dog owners don’t have issues with chewing dogs as long as they are chewing only on things they are allowed to chew on. Dogs are naturally born with the need to chew and require stimulation. They’ll get bored if they don’t anything to stimulate them and boredom can lead to bad behavior and costly unwanted chewing. Don’t expect to completely stop your dog from chewing, instead teach them to chew on appropriate items only. Dog Toys, like the Kong Dog Toy, are recommended by many professional dog trainers to help keep your dog stimulated for hours. The Kong toy has kept many dog owners happy when it’s been properly used in obedience training and for chewing redirection. Continue reading
Rawhide for Dogs – Tips on Getting the Right Rawhide for Your Dog
Dog training schools don’t just teach people how to train dogs; they also provide valuable information about dogs’ habits and how to keep them healthy. Dog owners will often be challenged when it comes to solving their dogs’ chewing habits. Most likely, the moment their first pair of $200 shoes is destroyed, they will frantically call their Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer for suggestions. Your trainer, in addition to providing other training advice meant specifically for chewing problems, will most likely advise you to find an alternate item such as a rawhide chew. Redirecting a dog’s attention is an essential aspect of dog training that requires careful consideration and educated decisions.
Crate Training for Dogs – Understanding the Benefits Crate Training
Dog Training Schools know the value of using crates for more than traveling with your pet. While pet travel with crates is an essential and safe way to house your pet, particularly when flying, crates have additional uses. Crate usage can be of particular benefit in the effective management of behavior by both dog trainers and pet owners in a comfortable and secure environment for a limited duration.
Dogs are den animals with wolves for their ancestors. Wolves live and feel safe in caves and dogs have inherited the same sense of safety in small spaces. A crate provides just such a secure environment and can be used as an excellent tool for training. Continue reading
Dog Training Treats That Help
Dog Training Schools know that treats are an effective tool in training your dog. Animal Behavior College loves to help trainers and pet owners alike in understanding their value, as well as possible pitfalls when using treats.
Like other rewards, treats can be incorporated into a valuable training regimen but they can also be overdone. It is important to know the best usage and type of treat that will benefit your training and yield the best results.
Squeaky Dog Toys – Training Pros and Cons
Animal Behavior College, a leading Dog Training School, promotes healthy play toys that invigorate interaction between dogs and their owners. Most all dogs enjoy squeaky toys and they can be great tools for fetching, tug-of-war, and stretching games.
Long Line Dog Training Tips
Animal Behavior College prepares people interested in animal careers by offering dog training classes, but also excels at giving dog owners tips to enhance their dog’s training. It is one of the characteristics as a leading animal behavior source that sets ABC apart nationally. How to effectively use the long line is a topic having great benefits for dog owners. As such, teaching pet owners its uses is an example of ABC’s ongoing commitment to dog training. Continue reading
ABC’s Dog Training Program Educational and Physical Requirements
To get accepted into Animal Behavior College’s dog training program, students must meet specific educational and physical requirements. This is because our three-part program consists of academic study, volunteer work and a hands on externship, all of which demand a certain education level and physical ability. Read on to find out if you qualify to enroll in our exciting program.