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
Our holiday party pretty much blew the roof off and there is evidence of a FABULOUS time! Here are more names and faces of ABC staffers you might know! (Thanks to Marketing Exec Marc for the photos!) Continue reading
Did you know that military spouses may qualify for free tuition at Animal Behavior College?
Steven Appelbaum, Animal Behavior College (ABC) founder and president was interviewed on “Army Wife Talk Radio” on Monday, December 3, 2012. The radio program is designed specifically for Army wives by Army wives. Continue reading
Animal Behavior College celebrated the season with its annual holiday gala, this year held at the festively accommodating Hyatt Regency Valencia. Dressed to the nines, ABC’s staff came out for great food and great fun, capping off another successful year!
(Thanks to ABC’s Margueriet in Admissions for most of the pix!)
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
Are you a hero dog trainer, pet groomer or veterinary assistant? Then we want to hear from you and share your story with the ABC community! Our students, grads and mentor trainers do amazing things every day…