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Staying The Course With A Nervous Nellie

Staying The Course With A Nervous Nellie

by Toni Clarke, CTC “She’s afraid of the hall again,” my young client said, her voice tense. “And she’s also flinching when she hears the elevator. She’s regressing more and more!” “She” was Nellie, a 5-month-old Rottweiler mix who had been rescued from an abandoned...

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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...

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