Posts Tagged ‘Dog Training School’

Speaker Series: Mike Shikashio & Trish McMillan

Mike Shikashio, Trish McMillan, The Academy of Pet Careers

  Aggression In Dogs: Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish McMillan MSc, CPDT-KA, ACCBC, CDBC will be presenting a two day workshop on safety, defensive handling, and the behavior modification techniques used with aggressive dogs. Attendees will learn what is needed before working with aggressive dogs, gain hands-on experience in defensive…

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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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Pet Career School Open House

Pet Career School Open House, The Academy of Pet Careers

We invite all pet lovers to join us for our Pet Career School Open House showing the different career paths available at The Academy of Pet Careers.   Join us to learn more about our hands-on programs, class schedule, job placement, online business course, housing, and…   …enter to win $5,000 towards tuition!   Presentation…

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Canine Conditioning Workshop

Canine Conditioning Workshop, Fitness With Fido, The Academy of Pet Careers

  By Fitness With Fido This 2 hr Canine Conditioning Workshop will be focusing on the dogs! We all go thru a range of exercises geared towards dogs to raise body awareness for the front & rear limbs, as well as their stabilizer muscles. We will work with a variety of equipment like the klimb,…

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Service Dog Requirements: Can My Dog Be A Service Dog?

Service Dog Requirements, The Academy of Pet Careers

Many people want to make their dogs Service Dogs (SD) so that the dog can go to public places with them. It is actually illegal for someone who does not have a diagnosed disability (physical or mental) to have and use service dogs. There are many people with a true need who would benefit from…

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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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Open House October 2018

Open House The Academy of Pet Careers

Join us October 27th for one of our quarterly Open Houses. If you’ve ever considered a career working with animals, this is the event for you. Come out and get a tour of our facility, meet with our admissions team to learn about each program. We offer certificates in dog grooming, dog training, and animal…

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Service Dog vs Therapy Dog: What Is The Difference?

Service Dog Training

There is a lot of confusion about what makes a dog a Service Dog, and what it means when a dog holds this role. Let’s take a moment and clarify the differences between Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs. What Is A Service Dog? According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), dogs are the only…

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