Lex: A Canine Champion of Freedom

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In Animal Behavior College's continuing salute to Canine Champions of Freedom, today we're highlighting Lex, a bomb-sniffing military German shepherd, who served with CPL. Dustin Jerome Lee in 2007. Lee and Lex worked close together, scouring roads for explosives and sleeping in the same area at night. A rocket explosion in Iraq killed Lee and despite being injured, Lex stayed … [Read more...]

Charlee Bear’s Bear Crunch Facebook Contest

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Charlee Bear's Bear Crunch Facebook Contest Submit photos of your dog(s) outdoors, win dog treats! Animal Behavior College presents the Charlee Bear Photo Contest to celebrate the company's newest dog treats, Bear Crunch. As the name implies, the new dog treats have a light crunch that dogs love. Bear Crunch treats are grain-free, made with healthful, wholesome … [Read more...]

ABC’s 10 Tips on Choosing a Shelter Dog That’s Right for You

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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog/Adopt a Dog Month Many would agree that there is nothing like the love of a dog or puppy. With so many canines available, adoption has become a preferred choice for some families. Adopting a shelter dog is one of the most important decisions a family can make. Unfortunately, many base this lifestyle-changing decision on emotions having little … [Read more...]

Animal Behavior College Honors the 2014 Dog Trainer In-Classroom Program Graduates

ABC President Steven Appelbaum Challenges graduates to use their training to make a difference

Animal Behavior College celebrated its third graduation class during a commencement ceremony on June 13 honoring the many achievements of its Dog Trainer In-Classroom Program students. The late morning event took place on the grounds of the school’s headquarters located at 25104 Rye Canyon Loop in Mann Biomedical Park, Santa Clarita, Calif. Dressed in royal blue academic … [Read more...]

ABC Celebrates Cats with Cat Training CEP: June is ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’

Cat training and management could help more shelter cats find permanent homes.

Cats get a bad rap. Undesirable behaviors like avoiding the litterbox, spraying, excessive scratching and other aggressive behaviors leave many owners frustrated and prevents prospective owners from adopting a cat altogether. Interestingly, what most people find surprising is that, like their dog counterparts, cats can be trained. June is “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” and … [Read more...]