Posts Tagged ‘Animal Behavior School’

Speaker Series: Grisha Stewart

Grisha Stewart, Behavior Adjustment Training, The Academy of Pet Careers

  Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT 2.0) Check out the all-new Behavior Adjustment Training information in this Official BAT 2.0 seminar! Fighting is expensive for dogs. Instead of jumping directly into fighting, most dogs give distance-increasing signals, from subtle to overt. But many dogs have also learned to give up on the subtle signals and leap…

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Study Abroad: Street Dogs of Mexico

Puerto Penasco

Join us for our fist study abroad program, and learn about Mexican pet culture and how the environment affects dog behavior. This is a chance of a lifetime to immerse yourself in the pet culture of another country. Learn about behavior, pet health, and how street dogs differ from domesticated dogs in the United States.…

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Behavior Management In The Workplace (2-Day Seminar)

Behavior Management In The Workplace Seminar

  What is Behavior Management? This 2-day seminar focuses on teaching pet care workers behavior management. They will begin by learning how to recognize fear, stress and frustration in dogs and cats. We will teach how to recognize body language signals that indicate an animal is overly stressed or fearful. There will be discussion of…

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New Animal Behavior Seminar Teaches How To Reduce Fear In Pets

Animal Behavior Seminar, The Academy of Pet Careers

ST LOUIS, MO – November 23, 2018 – Every program at The Academy of Pet Careers (APC) offers canine communication and animal behavior training. Skills learned in these programs help pet professionals better read dogs, to better serve them. Because of its popularity, the APC has developed a 2-day animal behavior seminar focusing on managing fear-driven…

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The Humane Hierarchy in Training and Behavior Modification

The Humane Hierarchy

The Humane Hierarchy was developed by Dr. Susan Friedman, PhD, and adopted by the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) as the preferred order of interventions. We use this framework in both obedience training and behavior modification. The aim is to ensure that we’re tending to all of the dog’s needs while using the…

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Grisha Stewart – Teamwork Dog Seminar

Grisha Stewart Behavior Adjustment Training BAT

Looking for a great way to jumpstart your dog training and have a stronger relationship with your dog? Or maybe you’re a professional trainer looking for better ways to train or explain? International dog trainer and author Grisha Stewart has a unique perspective on life with dogs. Her training style focuses on using clear communication and empowerment to teach behavior…

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Meet Our Newest Dog Training Instructor

Jody Epstein Dog Training Instructor

The Academy of Pet Careers is excited to welcome the newest addition to our team, Jody Epstein! Jody will be taking over the role of head dog training instructor for our dog training school. In addition, she will be the new animal behavior instructor for our Pet Empowerment Program. We are excited to have Jody…

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New Study Abroad Program

Street Dogs of Mexico Puppy

Nations First Study Abroad Program for Pet Education The Academy of Pet Careers is excited to announce their new program, Study Abroad: Street Dogs of Mexico.  Dog overpopulation has plagued the streets of Mexico, and in some cities there are more dogs than people. Because of this, Mexico City puts down an estimated 20,000 dogs each…

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