Animal Behavior College Reputation
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Animal behavior College has been in the animal career industry for nearly 20 years. Check out what the media is saying about us as well as our graduates.
All six of ABC’s Continuing Education Programs have been approved by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) for 21 CEU credits toward CPDT re-certification.”
Pawsome Radio is an extension of ABC graduate, Barry Rosenberg's love of everything dog. The mission of Pawsome radio is to provide information about the many aspects of dog ownership that people may not be aware of. This is accomplished by introducing dog professionals from around the world. Specialists with assorted expertise in a variety of dog related occupations that share information with listeners, on a personalized level. Barry recently invited ABC President Steven Appelbaum on to his program to discuss what is really involved in becoming a professional dog trainer. To listen to this interview, visit www.PawesomeRadio.com and listen to the "Training and Trainers" show.
Best Friends Network, one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the country, reported on ABC's Students Saving Lives program in February of 2009. With a simple philosophy that states, "Kindness to animals builds a better world for all of us," the Best Friends Network is a community leader in animal rescue and welfare. Their recognition of ABC's contribution to shelter dogs everywhere proves that training can help save lives.
Debbie Kendrick, vice president of ABC, had her enlightening article published in this edition of Off Lead & Animal Behavior Magazine. Her article on the use of electronic collars, "Electronic Training Collars- Not for the Inexperienced" displayed her expertise in the field of dog training and the use of electronic collars as training tools.
The San Francisco Chronicle wrote a story titled, "Working with Animals—Without Pursuing a Degree, Jobs for pet and wildlife lovers." It talked about different careers animal lovers could pursue and featured Animal Behavior College as the premier school for people who want to become Certified Dog Trainers.
ABC President Steve Appelbaum’s devotion and commitment to improving the careers of professional trainers has just been honored; effective May of 2007 he was appointed as Editor of Off Lead Magazine! Off Lead Magazine is a quarterly magazine that is written exclusively about, by, and for professional trainers and other animal career professionals. Appelbaum was previously solicited to write a series of articles instructing trainers on how to build their dog training businesses. His advice became so popular that he was asked to become a featured columnist for Off Lead in 2004. With a solid reputation and years of experience, Appelbaum is excited about continuing his literary relationship with professional trainers across the country. Congratulations, Steve!
Animal Behavior College Vice President Debbie Kendrick was asked by the editors of the popular magazine Fido Friendly to write an article about the viability of training older dogs. Kendrick, a veteran dog trainer of over 25 years, used a personal experience with one of her family pets to illustrate that you can teach an old dog new tricks.
Pet Business is an industry publication focusing on retailing and manufacturing in the pet industry. This is one of the magazines read by the business community in the pet world. When Pet Business wanted an article about how retailers and trainers could create viable business relationships, the person they turned to was ABC President, Steven Appelbaum. His article appears on page 52 of this issue.
The prestigious Veterinary Practice News, which is widely read throughout the veterinary community, recently featured ABC President/Interim Director Steve Appelbaum in a front page story. In the article, Appelbaum discusses the importance of using training tools to combat behavior issues including, but not limited to chewing, anxiety disorders and scratching furniture.
The editors at the prestigious ENTREPRENEUR magazine felt that Animal Behavior College's success was noteworthy enough to interview its founder, Steve Appelbaum, and feature a profile on him and how ABC was created.
Animal Behavior College President and Interim director Steve Appelbaum and ABC Vice President Debbie Kendrick were featured in a front page story in the Santa Clarita Signal. The article discussed the lack of quality dog trainers across the country and how Appelbaum & Kendrick are changing that reality. The Santa Clarita Signal serves the popular area just north of Los Angeles.