How To Get Your Hands on A Hands Off Cat

Helping Under-Socialized Kittens In Shelters   For this unique CAABChat we welcome Ms. Adi Hovav and Dr. Jessica Lockhart, CAAB.  Both of these experienced individuals work for the ASPCA, and presented this talk at our recent IFAAB (Interdisciplinary Forum in Applied Animal Behavior) invitational annual meeting.  They’ve graciously agreed to share the information with our CAABChat…

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Recognizing The People Who Helped Get Us Where We Are: Their Contributions and Mentoring

 With guest chatters, Nancy Williams, RVT, M.A., ACAAB, Dr. Crista Coppola, CAAB  and Jennie Lane, RVT, M.A., ACAAB Whether you’ve been in the fields of companion animal behavior and training for longer than you’d like to think about, or if you’re just starting out, there are experienced professionals in the field who have been pivotal…

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A Clockwork Hound: Fruit Fly Clock Genes and Understanding the Genetics of Dog Behavior

 With Guest Chatters Stephen Zawistowski, CAAB and Jessica Hekman, DVM. Did you know that the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was given to three researchers for their discoveries into the molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythms of fruit flies? And that this research showed how genes and the proteins they produce interact with…

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