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No Funds for Training?

No Funds for Training?

No Funds for Training?   Academy trainers share advice for getting the help you need.  Anyone with a dog knows that dogs can bring unexpected expenses: veterinary emergencies, equipment failure, or even house repairs! Sometimes we can plan for and cover...

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A Letter of Resignation

A Letter of Resignation

A Letter of Resignation  -by Torie Silletto, CTC, CPDT-KAI 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, and...

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Conversations About Functional Analysis

Conversations About Functional Analysis

Conversations about Functional Analysis  In defense of SOPs and efficiencyThe 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...

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