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Student Of The Month

February’s Dog Obedience Instructor Program Student Of The Month

ABC Dog Training Program Student of the Month – February 2013

Seth Moffatt

Seth Moffatt - Animal Behavior College Student of the Month

Seth Moffatt lives in Lebannon; Tenn., and has been training on his own for about 6 months since he graduated from Animal Behavior College as a Certified Trainer.. Seth teaches basic obedience classes and works with clients on problem-solving issues. Continue reading

January’s Grooming Instruction Program Canadian Student Of The Month – 2013

ABC Grooming Instruction Program Canadian Student of the Month– January 2013

Eniko Tarci Veres

Eniko Veres

Eniko Tarci Veres works full time as a grooming apprentice for Rosedale Dogee Spa in Toronto. Before pursuing her dream of becoming a professional dog groomer, she was a manager for a high-end sports store. At the salon, Eniko practices bathing, brushing, deshedding, nail cutting and hygienic clipping on her clients. She is still working on mastering her clipping and scissoring techniques. In the future, Eniko hopes to open her own dog grooming salon. Continue reading

January’s Grooming Instruction Program Student Of The Month – 2013

ABC Grooming Instruction Program Student of the Month– January 2013

Lisa Deoppe

GIP SOM = Lisa Deoppe jan 2013

Lisa Deoppe completed her externship with the experienced ABC mentors at Centerville Animal Hospital located in Chesapeake, Va.. At the hospital’s salon, she was able to work alongside professionals while honing her grooming skills. Lisa currently runs an in-home grooming business and doesn’t turn any pets away. Her fully functional salon offers a variety of services in a relaxed environment. Lisa is excited about growing the business and enhancing her pet grooming techniques. Continue reading

January’s Dog Obedience Instructor Program Student Of The Month

ABC Dog Training Program Student of the Month – January 2013

Zenith “Beirne” Beaty

ABC Dog Training Program's Student of the month - Zenith "BeirneZenith “Beirne” Beaty, a Cleveland resident, is currently interning at Play Dog Excellent! with dog trainers Nancy Miller and Julie Jones-Thornton. She’s been involved with Institutional Advancement for higher education for the past 30 years and started working with the rescue Cleveland for a No Kill City as a foster mom, temperament assessor and transportation coordinator. Later, Beirne became a short-term hospice foster for older dogs, turning some of their lives around and finding them forever homes. Beirne is planning to offer dog training classes that emphasize positive reinforcement methods for the rescue’s foster families. Continue reading

January’s Veterinary Assistant Program Student Of The Month – January 2013

ABC Veterinary Assistant Program Student of the Month – January 2013

Ana Avolio

VAP SOM - Ana Avolio-jan2013

Ana Avolio, born in Romania and raised in Lyndhurst, Ohio, has always had a passion for animals. She has cared for a variety of pets throughout her life and is so dedicated to them that she once made a giant cage to give her birds more room to fly. Ana loves the feeling she gets when returning a once-sick animal back to its family, happy and healthy. After graduating the ABC Veterinary Assistant Program, Ana was hired by her externship location, Laurel Springs Animal Hospital. Continue reading

January’s Dog Obedience Program Canadian Student Of The Month – 2013

ABC Dog Obedience Instruction Program Canadian Student of the Month– January 2013

 Diane Stene

Diane Stene

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