ABC Dog Obedience Instruction Program Canadian Student of the Month– January 2013
Diane Stene, a resident of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, is a now-retired pharmaceutical representative specializing in women’s health. Her love of dogs combined with her volunteer work at the animal shelter prompted Diane to pursue a second career in dog obedience training.
Now that Diane has completed her final exams, she is ready for the next step: starting her own dog consulting company. She plans to help first-time dog owners with choosing the right dog, preparing their home, housebreaking and initial training.. Diane will continue to be involved with her local animal shelter, volunteering her training knowledge on a regular basis. She’s glad to have completed the ABC Certification and feels that the program supplied so much needed support and assistance. This coupled with her mentor trainer’s guidance has given her the confidence and hands-on experience she needed to become a successful dog trainer within the industry. Continue reading
Thinking of bringing home a new Furry Friend to be a member of your existing pet family? Just a little preparation and pre-planning can go a long way towards keeping the peace in the pack! Continue reading
You’ve mulled and deliberated and made the decision: time to get your first dog. CONGRATULATIONS! Years of joy, love and fun await. This guide is intended to help you make a small handful of important decisions that can make all the difference in adopting the right dog for your specific situation. Continue reading
With December comes holiday roadtrips. If you’re like most people, odds are that you want to bring your Furry Friends along with you if at all possible. Do you know how to prepare your pet for a long ride in the car? Let Animal Behavior College help. Continue reading
Bad canine citizens can be good and good canine citizens can be better. We’ve got five solid dog training and pet grooming tips to help your Furry Friend improve in ways that actually matter! Continue reading
People are traveling far and wide this time of year with trips ranging from supply runs to the market (more cranberry sauce!) to cross-country plane, train and/or automobile adventures. Like to bring your Furry Friend along? You can with just a little planning… and everyone will be better off for it! Continue reading
ABC Founder and CEO Steve Appelbaum helps get your Furry Friend safely and comfortably through the holiday season!
Holidays bring special meals, unusual ingredients and guests that might not know the “house rules” about what can be fed to your pets. A little advance eduction can go a long way for everyone involved. Continue reading
Information is power… and in this case, it’s also comfort, safety and calm. Help your Furry Friend through the big celebration on October 31st by checking out this listing of our consolidated Halloween tips. Continue reading
Your ABC certification is a gateway to opportunities as wide-ranging as your imagination. But completion of your cert doesn’t mean your education has to stop. Our Continuing Education Programs (CEPs) keep you sharp and give you the tools to grow in ways you never imagined! Continue reading