Posts tagged "Jennifer Arnold"

Assistance Dogs May Be Well Cared For, But Are They Happy

Assistance Dogs May Be Well Cared For, But Are They Happy
Jennifer Arnold founded a service dog school called Canine Assistants in 1995. ”Assistance dogs change lives, save lives, help people to live more independently and therefore productively; there’s no question about it,” she begins. “But there’s a huge problem in the industry. Too often we’re not very nice to the dogs being trained.” Arnold hesitates, then... Read more »

To Teach Dogs, Follow the Science or Follow Your Heart; Not the Dog Whisperer

To Teach Dogs, Follow the Science or Follow Your Heart; Not the Dog Whisperer
By Steve Dale Author Jennifer Arnold couldn’t say it all in her first book, “Through a Dog’s Eyes,” so she wrote a second book, “In a Dog’s Heart” (Spiegel and Grau, New York, NY, 2011; $25). In the new book, she focuses a lot on the connection we can develop with our dogs, and how... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: Benefit for Canine Pioneer; Miss Meowsky with Scary Pet Costumes; Jennifer Arnold "In A Dog's Heart"

WGN Radio Petcast: Benefit for Canine Pioneer; Miss Meowsky with Scary Pet Costumes; Jennifer Arnold "In A Dog's Heart"
Listen HERE to this WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World Petcast – a podcast for pet lovers. (may take a few moments to load) The dog community is pulling together to help Stacey Hawk, a pioneer dog agility instructor as and founder of Wiggley Field, the dog park which made all other Chicago Dog Friendly... Read more »
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WLS Steve Dale Podcast: Service Dogs; Dr. Fitzgerald from Emergency Vets; Get Your Pets on Route 66

Wow! Jennifer Arnold isn’t a well known dog trainer, behaviorist or scientist. but I was so happy to spend time with her on my WLS On Demand show. In her book,  “Through a Dog’s Eyes: Understanding Our Dogs by Understanding How They See the World,” she takes the latest science, and you can just hear... Read more »

Jennifer Arnold: Canine Assistants

Jennifer Arnold, founder of Canine Assistants, training dogs to help people with seizures and physical disabilities – and author of “Through A Dog’s Eyes: Understanding Our Dogs By Understanding How They See the World.” This book is insightful, inspiring, and touching.

Highlights from the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Highlights of Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association,in Atlanta July 31-August 3, included several announcements: Dr. Larry Kornegay as the new AVMA President; Paws to Save Pets (Merials non profit foundation) and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation will Hill’s Pet Nutrition is donating pet food and $145,000 to veterinary clinics and shelters in the... Read more »
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