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
Congratulations Shaunee! ABC’s Success Story Contest Co-Winner
At Animal Behavior College, we hear a lot of success stories from our enrolled students and graduates. The wonderful testimonies are always a treat for us to hear and are great reminders to all of us here at ABC that the lives of people and animals are bettered because of our programs.
Our most recent contest asked for ABC students (past and present) to submit video testimonies of “success stories”. We had TWO winners that won the contest. Continue reading
What To Look For In A Dog Trainer
For many people, pets are like their children and they will love them unconditionally, no matter what behavior problems they might have. Dog training is an effective way of breaking your pooch’s bad habits and turning them into good dogs – if you find the right dog trainer. Unfortunately, not everyone who decides to get into animal training does so for the right reasons or has the experience or skills to do an effective job. There are several questions that you should ask before you trust your pet to someone.
Understanding the Importance of Dog Obedience Training
Many pet owners never attend a dog training school or even a dog obedience class with their pet, and end up with a dog who isn’t well trained or obedient. Part of the problem lies with how pet owners perceive their pets; many dog lovers treat their pets like humans. Although we like to think of our dogs as having human personalities, this is a mistake when you’re training your dog.