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Animal Behavior College (ABC) has been helping animal lovers pursue animal careers since 1998. As an expert in the animal industry, Steven Appelbaum, President and Director of ABC, has managed to create one of the most successful colleges of its kind in North America that specializes in animal-related career training. With the help of Debbie Kendrick, Vice President, and her creation of the Students Saving Lives shelter dog program, Animal Behavior College has helped thousands of people live their dream of working with animals and has helped save the lives of countless dogs.
2/21/2015 February 22 is “Walk the Dog Day” No More Excuses, Animal Behavior College Wants Owners to Walk Their Dogs Every Day

Santa Clarita, Calif., February 21, 2015 — Seize the day, and while doing so, walk your dog. February 22 is “Walk the Dog Day,” a day set aside to remind dog owners about the importance of walking their pooches. Although it is a one-day observan...
2/17/2015 MEDIA ADVISORY Animal Behavior College Video Celebrates Love Your Pet Day, Feb. 20

Santa Clarita, Calif., February 17, 2015 — People love their pets. It doesn’t matter if they are bumpy, furry, slithery or smooth; animals play an important role in our lives. Most owners consider their pets a part of the family and this sentim...
2/11/2015 Miracle Corp™ Renews Sponsorship for Animal Behavior College’s Dog Obedience Program
Santa Clarita, Calif., February 11, 2015 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) announced that MiracleCorp™ recently renewed its sponsorship. The Dayton, Ohio-based manufacturer and worldwide distributor of thousands of premium products for pets, owners and...
2/10/2015 Charlee Bear® Dog Treats Renews Sponsorship for Animal Behavior College’s Dog Trainer Program

Santa Clarita, Calif., February 10, 2015 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced that Charlee Bear® Dog Treats, a Madison, Wisconsin-based manufacturer best known for its round, low-calorie, pocket-sized treats, has renewed its sponsorsh...
1/29/2015 Cardinal Pet Care™ Expands Alliance and Support for Animal Behavior College’s Dog Obedience Program

Santa Clarita, Calif., January 29, 2015 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced that Cardinal Pet Care™, an Azusa, California-based manufacturer and marketer of dog products, has reaffirmed and broadened its sponsorship of the school’s D...
1/21/2015 Richell® USA Inc. to Sponsor Animal Behavior College’s Dog Obedience Program

Santa Clarita, Calif., January 21, 2015 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced that Richell® USA Inc., a distributor of quality pet products designed by Richell Corporation in Japan, has signed an agreement to sponsor the college’s Dog ...
12/2/2014 Animal Behavior College Salutes the Fall Class of 2014 School Celebrates Dog Training Graduates

Santa Clarita, Calif., December 2, 2014 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) held its fourth commencement ceremony on November 21, honoring the achievements of its Dog Trainer In-Classroom Program students.
The ceremony took place in a building ...
11/17/2014 Avoid the Urge to Stuff Your Pet: Animal Behavior College Shares 5 Safety Tips for a Pet-Healthy Thanksgiving
Santa Clarita, Calif., November 17, 2014— With elaborate dishes, specially prepared meats, vibrant libations and rich desserts, Thanksgiving is a time when most people overindulge. For pet owners, it is tempting to share tidbits of food with Fido and...
11/6/2014 MEDIA ALERT Animal Behavior College Salutes Canine Veterans in Video

Santa Clarita, Calif., November 6, 2014 — They are man’s best friend and a soldier’s trusted comrade. In observance of Veteran’s Day, Animal Behavior College (ABC) has created a video tribute honoring military working dogs, also known as war dog...
11/6/2014 Animal Behavior College Honors Veterans and Military Spouses and Awards Dog Trainer Scholarships

Santa Clarita, Calif., November 6, 2014 — Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced the beginning of a campaign to honor military veterans and strengthen the school’s commitment to them and their spouses who work in the pet-services industry...
10/28/2014 Animal Behavior College Shares 8 Halloween Pet Safety and Training Tips

Santa Clarita, Calif., October 28, 2014 — From carving pumpkins and dressing in costume to telling ghost stories and trick-or-treating, Halloween is a fun occasion for children and adults. It can however, be a real nightmare for pets. The Pet Po...
10/1/2014 Animal Behavior College Shares 10 Tips on Choosing a Shelter Dog; Encourages Dog Obedience Training

Santa Clarita, Calif., October 1, 2014 —Adopting a shelter dog is one of the most important decisions a family can make. Sadly, many base their decision on emotional appeal, having little to no knowledge about the dog’s breed, temperament or pot...
9/18/2014 Alcott is Animal Behavior College’s Newest Dog Obedience Training Program Sponsor

Santa Clarita, Calif., September 18, 2014 — Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced that Alcott™, a Pet Adventures Worldwide Inc. (PAW) brand, is now a sponsor of the college’s highly regarded Dog Obedience Program (DOP). The sponsorship i...
9/15/2014 Are Houseplants Safe Around Pets? Animal Behavior College Shares Names of Plants That Are Safe and Unsafe Around Pets

Santa Clarita, Calif., September 15, 2014 —Are houseplants safe to have around pets? Even though houseplants adorn homes and offices and provide health benefits, for dogs and cats, some are toxic, and if ingested, can cause serious symptoms such...
8/30/2014 Animal Behavior College Offers 6 Pet-Safety Tips to Keep Them Protected and Content on Labor Day

Santa Clarita, Calif., August 30, 2014 — The dog days of summer are coming to an end, marking the arrival of the last official summer holiday, Labor Day. Celebrations often include barbeques, picnics and an assortment of other outdoor activities...
8/20/2014 Animal Behavior College Encourages Checkups; Relieves Transportation Woes on National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day August 22

Santa Clarita, Calif., August 20, 2014 — When was the last time your cat had a check-up? If you are like thousands of cat owners, it has probably been a while. Even though cats outnumber dogs in the U.S. (there are 95.6 million cats compared to ...
7/21/2014 Animal Behavior College to Exhibit at SuperZoo 2014

Santa Clarita, Calif., July 21, 2014—Animal Behavior College (ABC) will join pet product manufacturers, industry groups and business service providers for the latest product news, industry trends and educational innovations at one of the nation’...
7/15/2014 World’s Best Cat Litter™ to Sponsor Animal Behavior College Cat Management Program

Santa Clarita, Calif., July 15, 2014 — Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced that World’s Best Cat Litter™, manufacturer of a family of natural clumping cat litters located in Muscatine, Iowa, is now a sponsor of the college’s Cat Manage...
6/30/2014 Animal Behavior College Offers Five Tips to Keep Pets Safe On Independence Day

Santa Clarita, Calif., June 30, 2014 — Independence Day is a time for celebration, reflection and remembrance. However, for pets, this holiday is considered one of the most stressful. From fearful fireworks and toxic glow jewelry, to noxious lig...
6/30/2014 Animal Behavior College Reveals 2014 Coastal Pet Products, Inc. Scholarship Winners

Santa Clarita, Calif., June 30, 2014—Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced the winners of its first sponsor-supported scholarship essay contest. Coastal Pet Products Inc., a pet collar and leash manufacturer located in Alliance, Ohio, pr...
6/16/2014 Animal Behavior College Celebrates the Class of 2014

Santa Clarita, Calif., June 16, 2014 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) held its third program commencement ceremony on June 13, 2014, honoring the achievements of its Dog Trainer In-Classroom Program students. The event took place on the grounds o...
6/13/2014 Animal Behavior College Commemorates ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’ by Offering a Cat Management and Training Program

Santa Clarita, Calif., June 13, 2014 —Avoiding the litterbox. Aggressive behavior. Excessive scratching. Biting. Spraying. These unwelcome cat behaviors not only leave owners feeling frustrated, but also prevent prospective owners from adopting ...
5/30/2014 Animal Behavior College Helps Students Find Their Niche in the Rapidly Growing Pet Industry
College Sees 5 Percent Growth in Student Enrollment from Last Year as Demand for Programs
Continue to Increase

Santa Clarita, Calif., May 30, 2014 — With the tight job market and slow recovering economy, many people are re-examining th...
5/30/2014 Groomer’s Choice Pet Products Renews Gold-level Sponsorship with Animal Behavior College
Santa Clarita, Calif., May 30, 2014 — Animal Behavior College (ABC) today announced that Groomer’s Choice Pet Products, a manufacturer and distributor of professional pet grooming products located in Sioux Falls, S.D., has renewed its Gold-level sp...
5/16/2014 Animal Behavior College Offers Tips to Help Your Pets Beat the Heat
May 23 is National Heat Awareness Day

Santa Clarita, Calif., May 16, 2014 — Even though summer is only a month away, several U.S. states are already experiencing above normal temperatures and early season heat waves. Heat is the No. 1 weath...
6/11/2013 Animal Behavior College will host its First Dog Trainer Classroom Program Graduation Ceremony
June 11, 2013 - Animal Behavior College (ABC) will host its first Dog Trainer Classroom Program commencement ceremony on Monday, June 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the school headquarters at Mann Biomedical Park in Santa Clarita.

ABC president ...
5/29/2013 Animal Behavior College Hires Former Pet Product News International Editor as Sponsorship & Outreach Director
Santa Clarita, CA. May 13, 2013 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) is pleased to announce its recent hire of Sherri L. Collins, who has joined the company as the Sponsorship and Outreach Director. In her new position, she is responsible for expanding th...
4/12/2013 Animal Behavior College Offers Southern California Pet Lovers Exciting Career Opportunities
Santa Clarita, CA April 11, 2013 – It is a great time to find an exciting career working with animals. Come and meet representatives from Animal Behavior College (ABC) who will be on hand to discuss pet career opportunities at the America’s Family ...
3/19/2013 Ensure pets are safe during National Poison Prevention week and every day with tips from Animal Behavior College
This week is National Poison Prevention week, and President John F. Kennedy proclaimed it observed as the third week in March in early 1962. The goal of the week is to raise awareness about poison prevention nationwide. American poison control cente...
5/6/2013 Animal Behavior College’s Popular Dog Training Certification Program Now Available in a Classroom Setting
Santa Clarita, CA, March 4, 2013- Animal Behavior College (ABC) is now enrolling students for its Dog Trainer On-Site Program beginning June 24, 2013 at its Santa Clarita, California location. Founded in 1998, ABC is the largest animal career vocati...
2/18/2013 Animal Behavior College Offers Pet Lovers Innovative Pet Grooming Careers
Santa Clarita, CA. It is a great time to find a rewarding career for animal lovers with an artistic flare! Come and meet representatives from Animal Behavior College (ABC) at booth #217 who will be on hand to discuss pet grooming career opportuniti...
12/19/2012 Holiday Pet Tips for a great season and a Happy New Year from Animal Behavior College
Holiday Pet Tips for a great season and a
Happy New Year from Animal Behavior College

The holiday season can be a fantastic experience for many people. It’s also a time for pet owners to be aware of holiday safety precautions for the ani...
11/15/2012 Animal Behavior College "Talks Turkey" about Thanksgiving Safety for your Pets
Animal Behavior College “Talks Turkey”
about Thanksgiving Safety for Your Pets

Hard to believe as it may seem, the holidays are upon us. For most people this means family get togethers with lots of good food, and a promise to start that...
10/23/2012 Animal Behavior College Inaugurates Classroom Based Dog Trainer Instructor Course
Santa Clarita, CA, October 23, 2012 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) is proud to announce that it has added a Classroom Dog Obedience Instructor Training Program at its Santa Clarita Valley, California location with funding available for qualified mil...
10/10/2012 Animal Behavior College Offers San Diego Pet Lovers Career Opportunities at the Miramar Air Show!
Santa Clarita, CA. October 3, 2012 – Come and meet a representative from Animal Behavior College (ABC) who will be on hand to discuss pet career opportunities at the world-famous Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar Air Show. ABC is the largest a...
9/7/2012 Animal Behavior College Offers Las Vegas Pet Lovers Exciting Career Opportunities
Santa Clarita, CA, September 5, 2012 – It is a great time to find an exciting career working with animals. A representative from Animal Behavior College (ABC) will be on hand at booth #583 to discuss pet career opportunities at SuperZoo, the Nationa...
4/18/2012 Animal Behavior College Offers Orange County Pet Lovers Dynamic Animal Career Opportunities
Santa Clarita, April 12, 2012 – It is a great time to find an exciting career working with animals. Come and meet a representative from Animal Behavior College (ABC) who will be on hand to discuss pet career opportunities at the America’s Family Pet...
11/19/2012 Animal Behavior College Launches Pet Nutrition and Diet Continuing Education Program
Santa Clarita, March 12, 2012 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) announced it has added a Pet Nutrition and Diet course to their Continuing Education Programs (CEP) roster. This is the fifth program to be added in addition to Pet Sitting and Dog Walkin...
1/27/2012 Animal Behavior College and Groom Expo Join Forces to Showcase Pet Grooming Careers
Santa Clarita, January 26, 2012 – Steven Appelbaum, President of Animal Behavior College (ABC) will be a featured speaker at the Groom & Kennel Expo in Pasadena, February 3-5, 2012 and he will talk about why now is a great time to enter a career that...
11/29/2011 Animal Behavior College Launches Cat Management and Training Course
Santa Clarita, November 29, 2011 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) announced it has added a Cat Management and Training course to their continuing education program (CEP) roster which includes Pet Sitting and Dog Walking, Training Shelter Dogs, and Tea...
10/16/2012 Shelter Dogs Saved by Dog Training Students
Santa Clarita, CA, October 5, 2012 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) dog training students have volunteered over 82,000 hours to help save the lives of shelter dogs throughout the United States and Canada, celebrating the eighth year of the school’s “...
8/11/2011 Keeping Your Dog, Your Child and Yourself Safe at the Dog Park
Santa Clarita, CA – August 11 - “As a professional trainer and owner of Animal Behavior College which teaches more people to become professional trainers than any other school, I have been to dog parks thousands of times,” explains Steve Appelbaum. ...
8/11/2011 Animal Behavior College Matches Donation to the Placer SPCA
Valencia, CA, July 12, 2011 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) has announced that it is matching a donation to the Placer SPCA by the family of devoted supporter Betty Muegge who died peacefully at her home on January 13, 2011. Betty passionately lov...
3/29/2011 Animal Behavior College Moves Headquarters to Santa Clarita Valley
Valencia, CA-Animal Behavior College (ABC) announced today it has moved its headquarters to the Santa Clarita Valley. The 21,612 square foot building located in Valencia’s Mann Bio Medical Park will accommodate ABC’s 64 employees and enable future ex...
3/31/2011 Animal Behavior College Launches Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Course
Los Angeles, February 1, 2011 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) announced it has added a Pet Sitting and Dog Walking course to their continuing education program roster. The course marks the 3rd in ABC’s Continuing Education Programs (CEP’s) and is the...
3/29/2011 Animal Behavior College to Promote American Kennel Club Canine Partners Program

For Immediate Release
Contact- Kerry Aubry
Kerry@dawgbiz.net


Los Angeles, December 1, 2010 – Animal Behavior College (ABC), as an advocate for responsible dog ownership now proudly promotes the American Kennel Club...
3/29/2011 Animal Behavior College and Veterinary Pet Insurance Join Forces to Offer Pet Insurance

For Immediate Release
Contact- Kerry Aubry
Kerry@dawgbiz.net



Los Angeles, November 18, 2010 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) and Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) have formed an alliance to help pet parents na...
6/6/2011 Animal Behavior College Welcomes Return of Funding for Military Spouse Education
Los Angeles, October 26, 2010 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) is ready to enroll military spouses in any of its three exciting animal-related career courses thanks to the re-launch of the Department of Defense’s (DOD) “Military Spouse Career Advancem...
10/19/2010 Animal Behavior College and CollegeBound Network Announce “Animal Lover” Contest Winner
Animal Behavior College and CollegeBound Network Announce
“Animal Lover” Contest Winner
Brooklyn Woman Wins Full Scholarship to ABC and a Chance at Her Dreams

Los Angeles, CA- October 18, 2010 – Animal Behavior College (ABC) along ...
6/30/2010 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR COLLEGE LAUNCHES CERTIFIED GROOMING PROGRAM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ANIMAL BEHAVIOR COLLEGE LAUNCHES
PROFESSIONAL GROOMING PROGRAM

LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 8, 2010 – Animal Behavior...
9/23/2009 ABC Approved for MyCAA Military Funding
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2009 – Spouses of active military members are now eligible to attend Animal Behavior College (ABC), a vocational college specializing in animal-related career training, with full tuition funding provided to them by the ...
6/25/2009 Pet Careers Continue to Thrive in Dismal Economy
While over five million jobs were lost in the past few months as a result of the recession, Animal Behavior College understands why the pet industry has proven resilient during tough economic times. Are you an animal lover looking for a career change...
12/2/2008 HANDS-ON TRAINING PROVES VITAL FOR NEW VETERINARY ASSISTANTS
Properly-trained veterinary assistants are essential members of the veterinary team, and Animal Behavior College (ABC), a national animal career training school, is helping to ensure that these professionals receive an exceptional education with thei...
11/26/2008 STEVEN APPELBAUM NAMED EDITOR OF OFF LEAD & ANIMAL BEHAVIOR MAGAZINE
Steven Appelbaum, President of Animal Behavior College, was recently named the new editor of Off-Lead & Animal Behavior Magazine.

“We are very excited to have Steven join the Off-Lead team,” said publisher Sally Lidick. “He will bring a f...
2/17/2009 FROM DOG TRAINERS TO DOG RESCUERS:
PROFESSIONAL DOG TRAINERS TURN FOCUS TO SAVING SHELTER DOGS
According to the National Animal Interest Alliance, about 1.8 million dogs are surrendered to animal shelters each year by their owners. About 300,000 of these relinquished dogs are tur...
12/2/2008 VETERINARY ASSISTANTS MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF ANIMALS
Animal lovers who have always dreamt of becoming veterinarians, but have been unable to follow their dreams, can now pursue another fulfilling career in the same field by becoming Certified Veterinary Assistants through Animal Behavior College (ABC)....
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