Happy Tail Dog Training LLC

Positive Methods.  Positive Results.

Serving The Greater Baltimore Maryland Area

 

 

Certified Canine Behavior Specialist, The Academy of Dog Behavior

Certificate of Excellence in Science of Animal Behavior Change, Dr. Sue Friedman

   

International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Supporting Member

      

Certified Nose Work Instructor, NACSW

     

Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Full Member

  

The Pet Professional Guild, Full Member

 

Journal of Veterinary Behavior, Subscription

 

 

Happy Tail Dog Training:  Positive Methods.  Positive Results. 

Located in Phoenix MD and Serving Northern Baltimore and Harford Counties

Resources


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  1. DOMINANCE THEORY
  2. DIFFERENT TRAINING & BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION METHODS
  3. CHOOSING A TRAINER
  4. DOG BODY LANGUAGE AND PLAY BEHAVIOR
  5. SHY, FEARFUL, REACTIVE (AGGRESSIVE) DOGS 
  6. PUPPIES, ADOLESCENTS, & GENETICS
  7. TRAINING SPECIFIC BEHAVIORS
  8. TO SPAY OR NOT TO SPAY: THAT IS THE QUESTION
  9. CHILDREN, DOG-BITE PREVENTION, AND LEGAL-EASE
  10. K9 NOSE WORK & SCENT DETECTION
  11. GENERAL WEBSITES I LIKE 
  12. USEFUL YOUTUBE SITES
  13. THE EMOTIONAL LIVES OF DOGS
  14. HEALTH & WELLNESS, LOW STRESS VET VISITS, & HEALTH INSURANCE
  15. MARYLAND DOG STATUTES AND LAWS
  16. RECOMMENDED TRAINERS, BEHAVIOR CONSULTANTS, PETSITTING/DOG WALKING, AND VETERINARY BEHAVIORISTS
  17. ELECTRIC, INVISIBLE, UNDERGROUND FENCES
  18. WHAT ABOUT BEHAVIOR MEDICATIONS?

 


 

1. DOMINANCE THEORY

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    2. DIFFERENT TRAINING & BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION METHODS

    Using Shock or Electronic Collars for training

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    3. CHOOSING A TRAINER

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    4. DOG BODY LANGUAGE & PLAY BEHAVIOR

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    5. SHY, FEARFUL, & REACTIVE (AGGRESSIVE) DOGS

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    6. PUPPIES, ADOLESCENTS, & GENETICS

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    7. TRAINING SPECIFIC BEHAVIORS

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    8. TO SPAY OR NOT TO SPAY... THAT IS THE QUESTION

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    9. CHILDREN, DOG-BITE PREVENTION, AND LEGAL-EASE

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    10. K9 NOSE WORK™ AND SCENT DETECTION

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    11. GENERAL WEBSITES I LIKE

    • Clean Run,  where you can purchase equipment, books, etc
    • Tawzer Dog,  great place to find dog training DVDs by big names in the industry
    • Whole Dog Journal,  monthly publication on everything dog, including holistic medicine
    • Dog Aware,  has some great recipes for home cooking for your dog
    • Empowered Animals,  has some great handouts on implementing BAT

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    12. USEFUL YOUTUBE SITES

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    13. THE EMOTIONAL LIVES OF DOGS

    • How Dogs Read Our Moods,  great study illuminating how dogs know when we're upset, sad, or excited...
    • Emotions In Dogs, interesting study about the emotions of dogs - it's now thought dogs have a very similar emotional range as humans

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    14. HEALTH & WELLNESS, LOW STRESS VET VISITS, & HEALTH INSURANCE

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    15. MARYLAND DOG STATUTES AND OTHER PERTINENT LAWS

    These materials have been provided for informational purposes only, and are not intended and should not be construed to render legal or other professional advice. The materials are not a substitute for consulting a competent attorney in your jurisdiction.  Because of the rapidly changing nature of the law, the information in these materials may become outdated, and any person relying on these materials is responsible for researching and updating the authorities cited before relying on the information in these materials.

     

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    16. RECOMMENDED TRAINERS, BEHAVIOR CONSULTANTS, PETSITTING AND DOG WALKING (Baltimore, Harford, and Montgomery Counties), and VETERINARIANS

    TRAINERS, BEHAVIORISTS, and PET SITTING/DOG WALKING

    VETERINARY BEHAVIORISTS

    • Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorists or DACVBs (Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behavior), these are DVMs who have been board certified as veterinary behaviorists through the ACVB, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
    • Located Near Philadelphia PA:
    • Located in Maryland: Dr Marsha Reich, DVM, DACVB,  Maryland-Virginia Behavioral Consulting, phone 301-384-3900
    • Located in Virginia: 
      • Dr. Leslie Sinn, DVM, Dr Sinn is a board certified veterinary behaviorist serving Northern VA 
      • Dr Amy Pike, DVM, DACVB is a board certified veterinary behaviorist located in Manassas VA
    • American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviorists, AVSAB, is a membership-only organization of veterinarians and persons holding a PhD in animal behavior or a related field. This link will take you to thier membership directory.
    • Why You Need To Get Over Your Fear of Behavior Medications, an excellent article discussing emotions in animals and when it's appropriate to treat anxiety and aggression, for example, with medications in addition to a behavior modification program.

    VETERINARIANS

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    17. INVISIBLE, ELECTRIC, UNDERGROUND FENCES

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    18. WHAT ABOUT BEHAVIOR MEDICATIONS


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