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The Yellow Dog Project

Occasionally it’s a good idea to give some dogs a bit more room when they’re out and about, whether it’s due to their own fears, ongoing training issues, inherent aggression, recent surgery/illness or any of a variety of other reasons. Perhaps you have a dog like this or have seen one. Wouldn’t it be helpful if we all — dog owners and “civilians” alike — could identify those in-need dogs easily, reliably and from a safe distance when there is still room to accommodate them? There’s a growing movement to make this so. Continue reading

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

ABC Grooming Instruction Program Student of the Month– February 2013

Pam Kathesier


Pam Kathisier, who lives and works in Colorado Springs, Colo., is a full-time independent contractor for Annie’s Pet Salon. Annie’s Pet Salon offers a variety of grooming services, including, nail trims, ear cleaning, expressing anal glands and haircuts for both dogs and cats. Pam became a certified groomer last summer and has been employed as a groomer since last October. While she did not have a good experience with the first salon she worked with, Pam is now at a shop that fits her grooming philosophy. Continue reading

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

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

Sheena Hnatuk

Sheena Hnatuk - Animal Behavior College Canadian Student of the Month February 2013

After a stint in the military as a motor vehicle driver, Sheena Hnatuk returned to her hometown of Gibbons, Alberta, Canada, where she works as an assistant manager at Shoppers Drug Mart. Wanting a career that provided an income as well as personal fulfillment, Sheena enrolled in ABC and became a certified trainer. Sheena is currently giving private-lessons and is looking forward to building her clientele and being able to work full time as a dog trainer. Continue reading

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

ABC Veterinary Assistant Program Student of the Month –  2013

Pamela Taylor

Pamela Taylor February Veterinary Assistant Student of the month

Because she loves to see animals healthy and happy, Pamela Taylor always wanted to work in the veterinary field. She started her externship at the Pet Emergency Clinic in Ventura, Calif., and was offered a full time position shortly afterward. Pamela plans to become a registered veterinary technician, and also hopes to start working with exotic animals. Continue reading

Home Study for Dog Training? It Works!

Colleen Dermott, ABCDT

Military Spouse Graduate

Certified Dog Training Instructor Program

Burke, Virginia

Colleen Dermott is a very busy lady.  She is a wife, mother to 8 year old Kyla and 3 year old Ashlyn, a pet parent to 4 dogs, a cat and an African Grey parrot, and she is a dog training business owner.  Continue reading

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