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Low Stress Handling® in Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

0 | Posted: November 14, 2019

By JC Burcham, DVM Rabbits and guinea pigs are often underrated in terms of their attractiveness as pets. They poop a lot and smell, right? In fact, frequent stool production is a sign of a healthy digestive tract in these animals, but most rabbit and guinea pig owners would agree that when properly cared for, … Continued

101 Essential Tips: 3 New Books Available On Our Shopping Cart

0 | Posted: October 28, 2019

By Traci Sennesael, LSHC-Silver   We’re excited to introduce you to a new series of books by Dr. Jason Nicholas, founder of Preventive Vet. Dr. Nicholas, better known as “Dr. J,” a very well-respected veterinarian and expert in pet safety.  He has traveled the world to share his knowledge and raise awareness about pet illness … Continued

The Collar Hold

1 | Posted: October 22, 2019

By Sally J. Foote, DVM, LSHC-Silver This hold controls direction in 6 ways to reduce movement and provide staff safety from head flip or bite attempts. This technique is part of the HMR Lab 3 of the Low Stress Handling® Certification Course – Silver. The handler places forward pressure if the dog moves back; downward … Continued

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A Jack Russell Christmas

A Jack Russell Christmas

| Posted: December 20, 2017

A “Throwback” Christmas. From 2013 A Jack Russell Christmas: It’s Christmas time and naughty Jonesy can’t wait to open...
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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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