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CattleDog Publishing Social Media Policy Update
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, techniques, questions, products, courses or ideas related to Dr. Sophia Yin’s Low Stress Handling ® work only. All posts, comments, questions, images and links must be relevant to Low Stress Handling® or to techniques pioneered by Dr. Yin. Aversive or “positive punishment” training practitioners, methods
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 from Sophia’s trust to a permanent ownership. The Veterinary Information Network (VIN), an online community and content resource for veterinarians, by veterinarians, and the VIN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing resources to help veterinarians thrive, have joined to take on the stewardship of Sophia’s legacy as
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
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 back. Will she get used to it eventually by continuing to put her in her crate? When the crate is open she goes in on her own to sleep and play but the second you close the door, all hell breaks loose. I have tried
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. Dr Foote: Stefanie, I see that you have various degrees. Tell me about your journey into veterinary care for exotic pets. Originally from Austria, I grew up in Colombia. As a young adult I moved to Guelph and earned my degrees in nutrition and zoology.
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.Learn More