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Sedation plus Treats for Counterconditioning

11/15/15 - Comments: 1

Many advantages and negligible risk to feeding treats in the veterinary clinic. Veterinarians and vet technicians are often impressed when they see the effects of successful counterconditioning on fearful animals: growling dogs stop snapping, and scared animals become more manageable. But as a consultant, the skeptical comment I keep hearing…

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A New Friend For Fido

09/27/15 - Comments: 8

by, Dr. Sally Foote, DVM, CFBC-IAABC At my veterinary practice, Okaw Veterinary Clinic Tuscola Il, I see both general care and behavior problems. Often I see the joy, frustrations, and enrichment a new dog can bring into the home of an established dog. Advice abounds through the internet, friends, family,…

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Why Australia

07/23/15 - Comments: 0

From San Francisco, CA to Bendigo, Vic Four months ago, I made the move from the United States to Australia to pursue a PhD at La Trobe University. Whenever I tell someone that I’ve come from California to do my PhD at La Trobe’s Bendigo campus, I often get this…

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Exotic Animal Handling: Chickens

07/15/15 - Comments: 0

Exotic Animal Handling with Dr. Susan A. Brown: Chickens The gallus gallus domesticus is the Latin name for an animal we all think we know well: the humble chicken. But even an animal humans have been raising and breeding for thousands of years can have some surprising health needs you…

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Catching Criminals Through a Scent Line-up: Methods Improved Through Positive–Based Training

06/24/15 - Comments: 0

By Sophia Yin, DVM, MS Edited by Lynna Feng & Jenna Hardy In spring of 2011, the headlines in western Finland blared; “Man bludgeoned with hammer by four thugs and left in the forest to die”. Against all odds the victim was found by a woodsman and miraculously made it…

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