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...
Introducing The Pet Rescue Resource

Introducing The Pet Rescue Resource

At The Academy for Dog Trainers, it is not lost on us that many dogs are relinquished to shelters for their behavior. In fact, one of our key missions is to help dogs stay in their homes. It’s unsurprising, then, that many Academy students found their way to the...