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The Hidden Wounds of Our Canine Veterans – PTSD in Military Canines

2 | Posted: June 30, 2017

  I recently saw the movie Megan Leavey, a film about the real-life story of Marine Corporal Megan Leavey and her canine military dog, Rex, who worked together in Iraq. The movie focuses on Megan’s journey from boot camp to canine handler where she is assigned Rex. During their training and tour of duty in … Continued

Low Stress Handling University – Official Launch

1 | Posted: June 9, 2017

It’s Here!!! It’s Finally Here!!! You’ve been waiting months for it and now the Low Stress Handling® University is finally open to the public. After 2 months of watching and slicing videos (at least 4 – 5 times each), editing every word and sentence, planning color schemes, developing course organizations, designing curriculums to put those … 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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