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Are you considering a veterinary assistant career?  If you would love a job that fulfills your need to help animals but have found that most vet schools are just a bit out of your budget, consider Animal Behavior College.  We can help you get started on the road to the career of your dreams.  And like the best veterinary colleges, we offer plenty of hands-on experience.  Listed below are some of the press mentions received by ABC and founder Steven Appelbaum.

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The ABC Practical Guide to Dog Training Written by ABC President, Steve Appelbaum
January 2003

In December 2003, Howell Book House, an imprint of Wiley Publications, published Steve Appelbaum's first book, The ABC Practical Guide to Dog Training. Over the next year, this book has sold almost 19,000 copies. It is obtainable through Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Borders, and Petco. It has also been nominated for an award by the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA).


 


Veterinary Practice News.com
January 2010

ABC was featured on the homepage of VeterinaryProductNews.com announcing the launch of the Certified Grooming Instruction program. This is the third course ABC offers as the premier school for animal-related career training.




 


Veterinary Practice News
September 2009

Veterinary Practice News is a business-to-business magazine for veterinarians and veterinary support staff published monthly.
News on vetpracticenews.com consists of reporters that specialize in covering the veterinary industry.
Animal Behavior College was displayed on the homepage of VeterinaryPracticeNews.com as it announced it's approval by the government for the MyCAA military spouse education funding.





 


Pet Product News International
September 2009

Pet Product News International is the top monthly business newsmagazine that informs, educates and entertains the professional pet industry. Leaders in all areas of the pet industry look to Pet Product News International, “The Big 1,” as their source of up-to-date information.
Animal Behavior College was displayed on the homepage of PetProductNews.com as it announced it's approval by the government for the MyCAA military spouse education funding.


 


Entrepreneur.com
September 2009

Entrepreneur.com is the most widely used website by entrepreneurs and leaders in business worldwide. As the leading small business website on the Internet, Entrepreneur.com serves its visitors’ needs by creating the most satisfying experience with relevant content, logical information management and ease of access.
ABC was proud to be featured on Entrepreneur.com as they announced their approval by the government for the MyCAA military spouse education funding program.




 


Victoria Stilwell Dog Training Seminar
June 2009

ABC staff attended a dog training seminar held by Victoria Stilwell, host of Animal Planet's hit TV show, "It's Me or the Dog" in Santa Barbara, CA.


 


Highere.com
May 2009

Highere.com is a career-oriented website that helps job seekers find free career advice including how to get a job, keep a job and succeed in the workplace. In the summer of 2009, Highere.com published an article titled, “What are the Careers Working with Animals?” This article featured ABC as an educational institution that caters to people who wish to work in the pet industry. Given ABC’s strong focus on helping graduates succeed, this article detailed the school’s job-placement assistance as well as their focus on business building and networking.


 


Tails Inc. Magazine
May 2009

Tails Inc. is the publisher of over 16 regional pet magazines nationwide. Their dedication to helping homeless dogs coupled with their focus on the pet world has made them one of the most popular privately-owned pet magazines in America. In mid 2009 Tails Inc. published an article titled “Making Cents out of Pet Sense” which featured careers that were inspired by our furry friends. ABC’s president, Steven Appelbaum was one of the people profiled in this article as an entrepreneur in the pet industry.


 


Flexi.com
May 2009

Flexi, one of the lead producers of the retractable leash, recently published an article written by Steven Appelbaum. This article presents Appelbaum’s expert training advice on the use of retractable leashes and how they apply to dog training.


 


DogChannel.com
February 2009

DogChannel.com, owned by Bowtie Inc. is the website for some of the most popular pet magazines in the country including Dog Fancy and Dog World. In early 2009 an article was published solely featuring ABC’s Students Saving Lives campaign titled, “Dog Trainers Turn Focus to Saving Shelter Dogs.” This article detailed the work of ABC students who volunteer their time training shelter dogs to help increase adoption rates. To date, ABC students have donated over 31,000 hours of volunteer training time and have helped countless dogs find loving, permanent homes.


 


Best Friends Network
Winter 2009

Best Friends Network, one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the country, reported on ABC's Students Saving Lives program in February of 2009. With a simple philosophy that states, "Kindness to animals builds a better world for all of us," the Best Friends Network is a community leader in animal rescue and welfare. Their recognition of ABC's contribution to shelter dogs everywhere proves that training can help save lives.



 


Off Lead & Animal Behavior Magazine
November 2007

Debbie Kendrick, vice president of ABC, had her enlightening article published in this edition of Off Lead & Animal Behavior Magazine. Her article on the use of electronic collars, "Electronic Training Collars- Not for the Inexperienced" displayed her expertise in the field of dog training and the use of electronic collars as training tools.


 


Fido Friendly
January 2007

Animal Behavior College Vice-president Debbie Kendrick was asked by the editors of the popular magazine Fido Friendly to write an article about the viability of training older dogs. Kendrick, a veteran dog trainer of over twenty- five years, used a personal experience with one of her family pets to illustrate that you can teach an old dog new tricks.


 


San Francisco Chronicle Article
January 2007

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote a story titled, "Working with Animals — Without Pursuing a Degree, Jobs for pet and wildlife lovers." It talked about different careers animal lovers could pursue and featured Animal Behavior College as the premier school for people who want to become Certified Dog Trainers.


 


Pet Business
September 2004

Pet Business is an industry publication focusing on retailing and manufacturing in the pet industry. This is one of the magazines read by the business community in the pet world. When Pet Business wanted an article about how retailers and trainers could create viable business relationships, the person they turned to was ABC President, Steven Appelbaum. His article appears on page 52 of this issue.


 


Santa Clarita Signal
April 2004

Animal Behavior College President and Interim director Steve Appelbaum and ABC Vice-president Debbie Kendrick were featured in a front page story in the Santa Clarita Signal. The article discussed the lack of quality dog trainers across the country and how Appelbaum & Kendrick are changing that reality. The Santa Clarita Signal serves the popular area just north of Los Angeles.


 


Fido Friendly
January 2001

Animal Behavior College Vice-president Debbie Kendrick was asked by the editors of the popular magazine Fido Friendly to write an article about the viability of training older dogs. Kendrick, a veteran dog trainer of over twenty- five years, used a personal experience with one of her family pets to illustrate that you can teach an old dog new tricks.


 

"As an authorized Director of California Private PostSecondary and Vocational Education Institutions, I have worked with dozens of degree and non-degree granting schools. I have completed an extensive review of Animal Behavior College's curriculum, facilities, teaching methods, policies and procedures. I consider this school to be an excellent educational institution. I am extremely impressed with the quality and integrity of the staff, program and educational service that this school provides. I highly recommend this program to any student looking to pursue a career as a professional dog trainer."

Mr. John Landaker
Authorized Director of California Private PostSecondary and Vocational Education Schools

 

 

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