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A New Start to a New Year: The Academy Writes

A New Start to a New Year: The Academy Writes

Students and grads of The Academy were given the opportunity to share their writing chops and win some swag to start 2020 off on the right paw. Because blogging can be such an effective way to reach people and the start of a new year often inspires us to start...

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The Best Blogs of the 2019 Academy Awards

The Best Blogs of the 2019 Academy Awards

Each year, The Academy holds our annual Academy Awards. The nomination process, the lobbying, the voting and the ceremony itself are all designed for one reason: to help counteract the burnout and compassion fatigue that can be an unfortunate, but real part of dog...

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Monique and Islay: Academy Graduate Case Study

Monique and Islay: Academy Graduate Case Study

Torie Silletto, CTC, CPDT-KA Diamond Dogs, Oakland CA The Academy for Dog Trainers is pleased to announce a new occasional series, Academy Graduate Case Studies. The first case study is a particularly interesting and relevant illustration of the quality counselling...

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