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The Almost Perfect Puppy

0 | Posted: November 30, 2016

  As we come upon the holidays, people often add a pet to their home. The arrival of a little puppy can be a wonderful gift to a home, but it can also come bundled with a lot of work and difficulties if the first few weeks are not set up to have that puppy … Continued

Killer Dogs – predation and predatory aggression in pets

6 | Posted: November 14, 2016

  Patterns of Predation Before dogs became pets, they were wild and lived by preying on animals big and small. Dogs would gather together to chase down an older, younger, or injured animal, grabbing the jugular vein or abdomen, resulting in a kill. All of the dogs would feed in turn, and bring some back to … Continued

Low Stress Handling™ – From the Veterinary Technicians’ Perspective

0 | Posted: October 31, 2016

  Every year hundreds of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, animal behaviorists, and others search for new and better ways to treat and train animals both in the veterinary practice and in the home. A few years ago pioneering animal behaviorist and veterinarian, Dr. Sophia Yin, developed a system for recognizing brewing fear and aggression, while reducing this … 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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