A Letter of Resignation

A Letter of Resignation

A Letter of Resignation   -by Torie Silletto, CTC, CPDT-KA I am disappointed to announce my resignation from this field. After years of education, hard work and dedication, I have to finally admit that I am just not up to snuff. This profession is truly a gift,...
Conversations About Functional Analysis

Conversations About Functional Analysis

Conversations about Functional Analysis   In defense of SOPs and efficiency The Academy’s director Jean Donaldson speaks with staffer Kristi Benson about functional analyses in pet dog training and why standard operating procedures are often more important. ...
Conversations About Dire Wolves

Conversations About Dire Wolves

Conversations about Dire Wolves   Risk Perception and Fear of Dogs The Academy’s director Jean Donaldson speaks with staffer Kristi Benson about human evolution and the real risks, to both humans and dogs, that result from our fear of dogs.   Kristi: When people...
Enrichment for Dogs on Restricted Diets

Enrichment for Dogs on Restricted Diets

Enrichment for Dogs on Restricted Diets Enrichment provides valuable problem-solving and mental stimulation for dogs. One of the easiest ways to provide it is work-to-eat toys. But what about dogs with dietary restrictions?  Read More “Even dogs who are on a...