Congratulations to Sally Eccleston, co-winner of ABC’s Dog Training Video Success Story contest!
Due to health issues, Sally was unable to continue her 35-year painting career. A life-long dog lover, she decided to change to a career where she could work with and maybe even help dogs, especially those with behavioral problems and shelter animals. After considering a variety of job options including opening her own dog walking business, Sally still felt there was a hole in her plan. Then, one night after seeing an Animal Behavior College commercial on TV, she realized that what was missing was knowledge. Continue reading
Squeaky Dog Toys – Training Pros and Cons
Animal Behavior College, a leading Dog Training School, promotes healthy play toys that invigorate interaction between dogs and their owners. Most all dogs enjoy squeaky toys and they can be great tools for fetching, tug-of-war, and stretching games.
Long Line Dog Training Tips
Animal Behavior College prepares people interested in animal careers by offering dog training classes, but also excels at giving dog owners tips to enhance their dog’s training. It is one of the characteristics as a leading animal behavior source that sets ABC apart nationally. How to effectively use the long line is a topic having great benefits for dog owners. As such, teaching pet owners its uses is an example of ABC’s ongoing commitment to dog training. Continue reading
How Much Does It Cost To Own A Dog?
It is easy to fall in love with free puppies in a box. Yet, there are often hidden costs once you get the pick of the litter home. Animal Behavior College shares some obvious costs and also the less obvious costs of dog ownership. Whether your puppy is initially free or you’ve paid a purchase price from a breeder, certain expenses hold true for owning a dog. Anyone in animal careers from vet assistant schools to dog trainers, groomers, or dog walkers understand basic information on likely expenses as outlined below. Continue reading
How To Stop Dog Barking
Wondering how to stop your dog from barking? Dog Training Schools like Animal Behavior College understand the challenges faced when teaching a dog to stop barking. Skills taught in animal careers that ensure success are important to identify when choosing an effective program. One very common behavior many dog owners experience is barking at inappropriate times. ABC’s professionals offer tips on how to teach a dog to stop barking once it has started. Continue reading
Veterinary Assistant Jobs – Tips on How to Get a Vet Assistant Job
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, animal care and service workers have better than average employment prospects through 2016 due to an increasing pet population. This prediction is supported by data from The Los Angeles Times that shows the number of cats and dogs as pets increasing 2.4% in 2009 to reach 169 million. However, the long-term effects of the recession may temper that outlook somewhat, so it’s important for a veterinary assistant to set him or herself apart from the field in order to gain employment. The following tips can help jobseekers land animal jobs in a competitive market. Continue reading
Land a Job at an Animal Hospital
Whether you’re considering a career as a certified veterinary assistant or are already enrolled in a program, it is important to explore the various job opportunities in your field and discover what it takes to land a job as a veterinary assistant. While they are many venues to choose from, here is a brief overview of the requirements and opportunities at an animal hospital or emergency center.
Animal hospitals and emergency centers hire both experienced applicants and recent graduates from veterinary assistant schools, like Animal Behavior College. Most applicants should have experience in general practice procedures. Although experienced is preferred, many hospitals are willing to hire and train ambitious, motivated veterinary assistants who demonstrate a desire to work and learn in a fast-paced environment.
Certified Veterinary Assistant Training Program
If you’re considering a career change and love animals, becoming a veterinary assistant is a very practical choice. While there are thousands of veterinary assistant programs throughout the nation, it is important to select a quality program that is within your budget and current lifestyle. After all, you may not have the luxury of quitting your current job in order to complete the program. The following is a quick overview of why people choose Animal Behavior College’s (ABC) Certified Veterinary Assistant Training Program over any other veterinary assistant program in the nation.
Careers with Animals – Popular Animal Careers
Dog training is often a job into which people transition from other careers related to caring for animals. Individuals who work as trainers, groomers, or caretakers hold a variety of responsibilities depending on their precise line of work and place of employment. Continue reading
Veterinary Assistants Career Opportunities Continue To Grow
Thinking about becoming a Veterinary Assistant? With the current economic situation, it might seem that it’s impossible to find a career path in a growing industry. However, if you love pets and would consider animal jobs, then now is the right time for you to consider becoming a veterinary assistant. Recent statistics from the U.S. government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that enrolling in a veterinary assistant school, such as Animal Behavior College will get you on the fast track to a great career. Continue reading