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

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  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

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Are You in a North/South Workplace?

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  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

Dr. Sally Foote with her presentation poster at the AVMA Convention 2017

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

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  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

Highlights from the Veterinary Behavior Symposium – Indianapolis, IN, July 20, 2017

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  Last weekend I attended the Veterinary Behavior Symposium – the conference of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists – held in conjunction with the American Veterinary Medical Association’s annual convention in Indianapolis, IN. CattleDog Publishing co-sponsored the symposium and our booth was well attended. It was great to see so many of my friends … Continued

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

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  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

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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

A Breakthrough in Epilepsy Treatment for Dogs

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  This past February, I attended the North American Veterinary Conference in Orland, Florida. This conference is one of the largest veterinary meetings in the world with over 15,000 attendees. All of the pharmaceutical, nutrition, equipment, and other veterinary industries come together to inform customers about their latest products and services. This year Purina announced … Continued

Finding a Place for Low Stress Handling™ Within College Curriculums: Part 2

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  In part 2 of our 2 part series on incorporating Low Stress Handling™ practices and techniques within college and university veterinary curriculum, we offer a short interview between CattleDog Publishing’s Executive Director, Dr. Sally Foote, and Assistant Professor at the Community Practice at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Michael Nappier. In this … Continued

Finding a Place for Low Stress Handling Within College Curriculums: Part 1

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  It has been a very busy first quarter here at CattleDog Publishing. First, Sarah Flowers (Marketing & Online Certifications Coordinator for CattleDog Publishing) and I had a wonderful time at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida. Just recently, Debbie Gass and I returned from a wonderful week at the Midwest Veterinary Conference … Continued