Professional Standards for Dog Trainers: The 2001 Project

Dating back to the advent of professional dog training, trainers have argued over methods. The field has resisted regulation throughout its entire history, although recently a handful of states and/or municipalities have started to venture into those muddy waters. Almost 20 years ago, a dog owner in the Midwest brought her dog to a facility…

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Exploring Citizen Science

With guest chatters, Julie Hecht, MSc, Caren Cooper, Ph.D., and Jessica Hekman, DVM, MS. What do birders, dog and cat lovers, language aficionados, gamers, and brain enthusiasts have in common? Why, it’s citizen science—public involvement in scientific inquiry and the discovery of new information and knowledge. This CAAB Chat takes an in-depth look at citizen science,…

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The Science Behind a Happy Dog: Canine Training, Thinking, and Behavior

With Guest Chatters Emma Grigg, Ph.D., CAAB and Tammy Donaldson, Ph.D., CAAB In writing this book, Tammy and I wanted to provide an easy-to- use resource for dog owners or guardians who want to provide the best possible lives for their dogs, have questions that need answers, and who want to be secure in the…

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