ABC Grooming Instruction Program Student of the Month– June 2013
Steven resides in Kansas City, Mo.,, where he currently works as a groomer at the local Petco. Beginning with his initial contact with Animal Behavior College back in 2011 it was and is very apparent that Steven has the drive and sincere desire to work in the animal industry. He first thought becoming a dog trainer would be the best fit, toward the end Steven enrolled in and completed ABC’s Dog Obedience Instructor Program (DOP). After his DOP certification, Steven decided pet grooming was also something that interested him—and it would be an outlet for his passion and creativity. Steven is now in the finishing stages of the Grooming Instruction Program and he is thriving both in his externship as well as in his current position as a groomer. Continue reading
Can Cats be Trained?
They sure can. Anyone who owns a cat knows that they are intelligent, inquisitive beings.
Most people associate obedience training with terms that include stay, heel, come, down etc. However, obedience training is only one type of training.
While that might seem obvious to some, it is at the core of every successful training program. Cats might find different things rewarding to them than dogs but that doesn’t mean they can’t be rewarded and can’t learn. Instead of a scratch behind the ear or tossing a stick, both of which will send the typical Golden Retriever into bliss yet earn you a blank stare or contempt with many cats, try a catnip toy or a delectable treat.
What to Know About Cat Training
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Taking the time to train a cat involves a future of companionship, friendship, excellent behavior and many long happy years together.
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Social Media Resources for ABC Students
Our school has a presence on a variety of social media platforms across the Internet. Each is designed to support and assist you in the pursuit of your certification. ABC is proud to have a community of dedicated students, graduates, and mentor trainers Continue reading
We hear the most amazing success stories every day from ABC students and grads. They never fail to inspire us. Because of that, we’ve got a proposition for you: enter ABC’s 2nd annual video contest, show us your BEST ABC-inspired animal story testimonial and you could win cool stuff! Continue reading
Christina O’Bryant has loved being around animals since she was a little girl, when she started volunteering at a local shelter at the age of 13. In 2009, just having graduated from high school, she learned about Animal Behavior College (ABC) and was happy to find out that Continue reading
A few days ago during our Pet Safety Weekend, we posted information designed to assist your pet in times of natural and other disasters. We’ve consolidated all the tips we shared here into one easy-to-access blog post for your reference. Continue reading
The weather is warm and the sun is shining more than ever. There’s no better time to head outdoors with your pooch to enjoy what nature has to offer. Listed here are all the tips and guides we recently posted about how to get the most out of your sunshine time with your dog. Continue reading
This past weekend we posted tips and guides to help your Furry Friend get the most from their next visit to the vet. Because of their popularity, we’ve consolidated the whole lot from Friday, Saturday and Sunday into one easily accessible location. Continue reading
Becoming a certified dog trainer, pet groomer or veterinary assistant is a truly wonderful thing, but turning that hard-won knowledge into something viable — a business that pays real benefits for pets, owners and yourself — is a different matter. Along with your certification, business-building abilities are crucial in order to Continue reading