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Cincinnati Zoo Penguin Training  

Cincinnati Zoo Penguin Training

0 | Posted 4/15/15

Dr. Yin enjoyed sharing ideas with others in her field. She wrote many articles throughout her life, a few of which had not yet been published before she passed. Here is one article that Dr. Yin planned on publishing – we’re happy to be able to share it with you. Have you ever had a dog or cat who just doesn’t play much with toys and wished that he did? Rickey Kinley, Senior Aviculture Keeper at the Cincinnati Zoo had a similar issue with the zoo penguins that he cared for, and decided to find a solution.

Pre-School for Dogs  

Pre-School for Dogs

0 | Posted 3/4/15

Broad Ripple Animal Clinic & Wellness Center has staff members that are trained animal behaviorists to offer comprehensive behavior services. They’ve decided to do this for the same reasons that CattleDog Publishing and DrSophiaYin.com were born: seeing so many animals put to sleep because of behavioral problems rather than disease or injury. They created a school for dogs called Bark Tutor, where they work with owners and their pets to help them be successful. Last year, Dr. Yin had the pleasure of conversing with Amber Taylor, RVT and practice manager, about their puppy program.

New DVD: Desensitization and Counterconditioning  

New DVD: Desensitization and Counterconditioning

0 | Posted 1/28/15

We are proud to release the latest part of the Handling, Moving and Restraining series: DESENSITIZATION and COUNTERCONDITIONING: Teaching Dogs to Willingly Accept Medical Procedures. This part of the Handling, Moving & Restraining series completes a revolutionary, educational, workshop collection in which you learn directly from Dr. Yin, right in your own home.

The Case of Finn, the Cat Who’s Afraid of Toenail Trims and the Vet  

The Case of Finn, the Cat Who’s Afraid of Toenail Trims and the Vet

2 | Posted 9/8/14

In 2009, Dr. Yin produced the first and only textbook and DVD on Low Stress Handling of dogs and cats in the hospital or shelter setting. Since then the methods and philosophy have spread around the world. In this article, Dr. Yin's colleague in the Netherlands, Dr. Valerie Jonckheer –Sheehy details how she used desensitization and counterconditioning to give a cat a pleasant toenail trim.