Posts Tagged ‘Pet Empowerment Pledge’

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 Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare

In the 1960s there was a push in the UK to improve livestock husbandry standards. The UK Farm Animal Welfare Council formalized a position statement called The Five Freedoms in 1979. Since that time this same standard for basic animal welfare has been embraced by professional groups around the world from veterinarians to national sheltering…

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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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