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2009-09-24 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Spouses of active military members are now eligible to attend Animal Behavior College (ABC), a vocational college specializing in animal-related career training, with full tuition funding provided to them by the Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA). "The MyCAA provides a great service to military spouses by paying for their career training education," says Steven Appelbaum, President of ABC. "Animal Behavior College allows military...

2009-09-22 15:36:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Training a dog or puppy can be life changing - for pet owners as well as their dogs. "Obedience training enriches the bond between dogs and their owners," says Dr. Melissa Bain, one of California's six board certified veterinary behaviorists. "Training establishes better communication between owners and their dog, which enriches the entire relationship." Common commands in basic training are "sit," "down," "come," and "stay." Your dog should...

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2009-08-09 09:35:00

Although you wouldn't want one to balance your checkbook, dogs can count.They can also understand more than 150 words and intentionally deceive other dogs and people to get treats, according to psychologist and leading canine researcher Stanley Coren, PhD, of the University of British Columbia. He spoke Saturday on the topic "How Dogs Think" at the American Psychological Association's 117th Annual Convention.Coren, author of more than a half-dozen popular books on dogs and dog behavior, has...

2009-08-07 08:58:27

Although you wouldn't want one to balance your checkbook, dogs can count. They also can understand more than 150 words and will intentionally deceive other dogs and people to get treats, according to psychologist and leading canine researcher Stanley Coren, PhD, of the University of British Columbia.Coren, author of popular books on dogs and dog behavior, has reviewed numerous studies to conclude that dogs have the ability to solve complex problems and are more like humans and other higher...

2009-04-13 08:57:00

-- Newest 'First' Dog Prepares to Makes Its Mark on Washington -- NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club congratulates the Obama family on the anticipated arrival of their 6-month-old Portuguese Water Dog, Amigo's New Hope, affectionately known as "Bo." Bo was bred by Art and Martha Stern, long-time breeders who reside near Dallas, TX, and is a littermate of Senator Ted Kennedy's pup Cappy. The first dog ever owned by the Obama family, as well the nation's...