Posts Tagged ‘Dog Training 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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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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Join Us: 2018 APDT Conference

APDT Conference 2018 Memphis, TN

Come join us at the annual APDT conference in Memphis, TN (Oct. 17th – 19th) The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) is the largest organization in the nation that brings together pet trainers of all skill levels. The annual APDT conference hosts many of the countries top training experts. This 3-day event is packed…

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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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Dog Training School Takes on a More Positive Approach

Positive Reinforcement Training

ST LOUIS, MO – October 1, 2018 – The Academy of Pet Careers eliminates the use of punishment from their curriculum. With the agenda of empowering pets, their dog training school is determined to only use reward-based methods to teach pet obedience. The pet obedience world has predominantly been focused on corrective-based training methods, using…

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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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