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Save Them All by Doing Whatever it Takes | Deb Jones Dog Training

I have strong opinions on certain issues; okay on many issues, particularly when it comes to dogs and dog training. You may feel free to hold your own strong opinions and disagree with me. I’ve devoted many years of my life to learning about dogs, about learning and behavior, and about how to help dogs live the best lives possible. Based on my experiences and my perspective I have come to hold certain strong views on these issues.

How to Select a Dog Trainer – A Guide for Veterinarians

How to Select a Dog Trainer – A Guide for Veterinarians Veterinarians should play a key role in helping to guide clients towards trainers who use appropriate methods and have some baseline knowledge about dog behavior. For veterinarians who do not wish to cultivate relationships with specific trainers, but would like to give their clients …

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Position Statement on Regulation in Animal Training and Behavior

The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) strives to standardize and support the practice of animal training and behavior consulting and maximize the effective use of reinforcers to modify animal behavior. Scientific research has clearly established that best practices in animal training and behavior require positive reinforcement-based strategies, competent evaluation of effectiveness, and the ability to communicate effectively with both human and animal clients. Further, these strategies must be founded on established principles of learning and assessment.