Category: Reader Q&A

CattleDog Publishing Social Media Policy Update

June 8, 2020General Information Reader Q&A

Posting and participation policy for the Facebook groups Cattledog Publishing- The Legacy of Dr. Yin, and Low Stress Handling Certified – Silver Level, as well as the affiliated page Low Stress Handling of Dogs & Cats, has been updated. All posts, comments, questions, images and links must adhere to the following rules and regulations: This group is for discussion,

CattleDog Publishing joins the VIN Family

           Since the untimely death of Dr. Sophia Yin in 2014, her work and publishing company, CattleDog Publishing, has continued under the ownership of her trust. This has been accomplished thanks to the hardworking CattleDog staff and the guidance of her friend and colleague Dr. Sally Foote. This year, CattleDog Publishing shifts

Ask Debbie: Getting Kitty to the Vet

This month’s topic is one that comes often, and it is frequently asked by clients at the clinic where I work. The question is, “How do I get my cat to go in the carrier easier?”

Puppy Whining: Driving Owners Crazy

Question: HELP!! My 9 and half week old lab puppy is pretty good at night in her crate, but during the day, she barks, digs, salivates for the entire time. When I let her out she comes out crying and follows me everywhere crying. I find this extremely upsetting and I’m ready to give her

Exotic Low Stress Pet Care with Stefanie Kotschwar

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Stefanie Kotschwar, a licensed veterinary technician at Lynwood Animal Hospital, Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her practice has a strong emphasis in exotic pet care, and makes providing a Low Stress Handling® care experience a top priority.  Stefanie has been selected to present Low Stress Handling® in small mammals at ExoticsCon this fall.

Leash Walking Tips: Giving Correct Cues for Stopping

Have you ever been in a new city or location or situation and uncertain of where to go and the person who’s supposed to be guiding you keeps getting you mixed up? “This way,” they say as they walk forward slowly but while scanning the signs to the right and left. And then, “Wait no…

Low Stress Handling® Silver-Level Certification

Individual Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and employers the individual’s dedicated interest in Low Stress Handling®. Hospital Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and staff the hospital’s commitment to appropriately training staff in Low Stress Handling® methods.

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