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Tactile Learning & Low Stress Handling: The Step from Learning to Doing

0 | Posted: October 25, 2017

  As I am leading handling labs in Low Stress Handling, I have come to realize the tremendous impact hands-on learning has to actually feeling confident using Low Stress handling techniques. This type of learning is also called tactile learning – because you literally feel the process of what you are learning. When I think … Continued

Are You in a North/South Workplace?

0 | Posted: September 22, 2017

  Low Stress Handling™ has moved from a handful of professionals using the Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats textbook, to more than a thousand Low Stress Handling™ Certified professionals. For some workplaces, changing animal care to a Low Stress culture has been an exciting change, with clear objectives and … Continued

Bite/Near-Bite Job Stress Poster Presentation at AVMA Convention in Indianapolis.

0 | Posted: September 1, 2017

  At the end of July 2017, I attended the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention in Indianapolis, IN. This was pretty exciting for me as I was selected as a poster presenter for my survey “Once Bitten, Twice Shy – Bite/Near-Bite Job Stress in Veterinary Medicine.” In addition to the poster presentation, I was also … Continued

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Meet our new Director

Dr Sally Foote DVM, CFBC-IAABC

Dr Foote graduated from  the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 1984 after 2 years of undergraduate study at Purdue University and currently is in practice inTuscola, IL.  She has always practiced small animal, companion medicine with a special interest in pet animal behavior.

Dr Foote was a friend and colleague of Dr Sophia Yin, working with her on the Fear Free board, committees for the the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and collaborating on Low Stress Handling ideas. Dr Foote was asked to lead CattleDog publishing in January of 2016 to help promote and develop products for the company, following the mission and spirit of Dr Yin. Read more here

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