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Veterinarians 

Are you looking to refer a client for training or behavior modification? 

 

We are happy to provide business cards to veterinary clinics to distribute to clients who need assistance with dog training or behavior modification.  Just let us know at the contact information further below and we will drop them by your clinic.  You can also have your client contact Eileen here

Are you looking to meet to learn ways we can work together to promote good health of dogs and better dog-pet parent relationships? 

 

Eileen is happy to meet with veterinary teams to give training or presentations to staff on dog behavior issues, cooperative care, canine body language, or other topics of interest.  She can also provide group classes or private training at your site, if desired.  

Contact Eileen here or text/call her at (703) 282-3041 (VA area code) to make arrangements.

Here are some general resources that veterinary teams may find useful to learn more about training and behavior modification methods:

AVSAB Position Statements on Humane Training, Vet Visits, and Puppy Socialization.  The statements offer tips for veterinary teams on how to make vet visits less stressful, how to safely begin early socialization, and how to guide clients to humane and effective trainers and behavior consultants to get the help their dogs needs.

Free Posters/handouts about dogs and cats by artist Lili Chin.  These include signs of fear, how to greet dogs, relaxed vs shut down, how to deliver treats, etc.

How Well-Trained is your Trainer/Behaviorist?  Breakdown of training and certification requirements for training school, independent certifications, behavior consultants and board certified behaviorists.

American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.  Find a Diplomate (Eileen can help you with this), find position statements and other resources on handing aggression and other behavior issues.