Category: Book And Product Reviews

Guidelines for Low Stress Handling® Certified – Silver Level Graduates

So you have completed the Low Stress Handling® Silver Certification Program, now what?  We here at CattleDog Publishing, the Legacy of Dr. Sophia Yin, (the parent company of the Low Stress Handling® University and the Low Stress Handling® Certification program) are constantly looking for new ways to help support you as a Low Stress Handling® Silver Certified Graduate. Below, you will discover a few of the things that we are working on for you, but there is also something we want to bring to your attention that can be of immediate benefit. We are proud to open up to you a

101 Essential Tips: 3 New Books Available In Our Store

We’re excited to introduce you to a new series of books by Dr. Jason Nicholas, founder of Preventive Vet. Dr. Nicholas, better known as “Dr. J,” a very well-respected veterinarian and expert in pet safety.  He has traveled the world to share his knowledge and raise awareness about pet illness and emergency prevention. In 2011 he established Preventive Vet as a type of “one-stop shop” for online resources where pet owners can get reliable information from a variety of veterinary specialists, ranging from emergency practitioners to board-certified surgeons, oncologists, and even behaviorists. Dreamstime60 Preventive Vet’s mission is to help change the

Meet Alana Stevenson, Creator of “Feline Fundamentals” Webinars

We are excited to offer new feline handling webinars by noted animal behaviorist Alana Stevenson. Alana has been helping dog and cat owners resolve their pets’ behavioral problems since early 2003. She is certified in Low Stress Handling for Dogs and Cats, is on the Cat-Friendly Practice Advisory Council for the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and is the author of two books on humane dog training and behavior modificatio: The Right Way the First Time: Teaching Your Dog Kindly & Humanely (2007) and Training Your Dog the Humane Way: Simple Teaching Tips for Resolving Problem Behaviors and Raising a Happy Dog (2011). Dr. Sally Foote recently

Three Great Books for Our Dog and Cat Owners by Preventive Vet

I usually don’t pay much attention to the Facebook ads that pop up on my screen, yet an ad for 101 Essential tips Dog Health and Safety by Jason Nicholas DVM caught my eye. I followed the link and saw that there were 3 books in this series, directed towards the pet owner for pet health and behavior. These books are written by a veterinarian with expertise and experience in emergency and general practice. He clearly sees the need for easy to read, with fun informative illustrations, and accurate information.  I ordered each of the books and thought I would share my

Low Stress Handling® Resources from CattleDog Publishing

As the discipline of reducing stress during veterinary care grows, it helps to have a place where you can find resources.  In this post, I have gathered the handouts, blog articles, book chapters, and on-line course content descriptions in one place to help you provide a better care experience for your patients. At my practice, Okaw Veterinary Clinic, I found that hanging a framed copy of both the dog and cat body language posters helped me and my staff recognize brewing fear and aggression before it escalated. The posters are available to purchase in packs of 100, which make great

Happy Holidays 2018!!!

The past year has been chock full of so many wonderful things and December 2018 is no different. Between all of our various sales (the best of which starts on December 19th and goes through the 24th), Certification time limit extensions, and the introduction of some of our staff that you may not have met yet, we are very excited to share it all with you. Holiday Sales For the past two weeks (yes, I realize I should have written this blog at the beginning of the month) we have been offering 20% discounts (different products each week) through both

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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