Posts tagged "Julie Shaw"

Canine and Feline Behavior: For Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Canine and Feline Behavior: For Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
Pets die more often of bad behavior or perceived bad behavior than any other reason – even more than cancer or heart disease, and veterinary technician Julie Shaw with a specialty in animal behavior agrees. Shaw and veterinary technician Debbie Martin co-edited “Canine and Feline Behavior: For Veterinary Technicians and Nurses” and talks about why... Read more »

Veterinary Technician's Destiny, Training Service Dog

Veterinary Technician's Destiny, Training Service Dog
“Rarely do we humans realize the feeling of purpose and destiny,” says veterinary technician Julie Shaw, of Lafayette, IN. “I think dogs feel this all the time; it’s one of the characteristics we humans envy of them without knowing it.” Shaw is known throughout her profession as a leader, helping to create a specialty in... Read more »

Growing Up with Service Dogs As Important As Any Family Member

Growing Up with Service Dogs As Important As Any Family Member
Veterinary technician Julie Shaw said that getting service dogs for her son with cerebral palsy has changed his life. Now, she wants to change the life for a boy with autism by training a service dog for him. Listen HERE as she tells her inspirational story of what a mom can do on Steve Dale’s... Read more »
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Dogs Know They Have A Purpose

Dogs Know They Have A Purpose
Veterinary technicians and even boarded veterinary behaviorists have been inspired by Julie Shaw for years, as have I. Shaw’s passionate voice regarding positive reinforcement for handling animals in-clinics, and support of behavior as a specialty for technicians has changed the profession. Shaw, is a registered veterinary technician, was the senior animal behavior technologist at Purdue University for 13... Read more »

Dog Behavior Questions Answered at Veterinary Behavior Symposium

Dog Behavior Questions Answered at Veterinary Behavior Symposium
CHICAGO, IL. — These reader questions were answered by experts attending the Veterinary Behavior Symposium July 19, preceding the 150th Annual Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. Members of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and the American College of Veterinary Behavior hold this forum annually to present new research... Read more »

R. K. Anderson, No One Stood as Tall in Veterinary Medicine

R. K. Anderson, No One Stood as Tall in Veterinary Medicine
Few pet owners will recognize the name Dr. R.K. Anderson. Yet, your pet has benefited from his advocacy. A press release from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine called Anderson, who passed away October 19 at age 90, a “gentle giant” in the world of veterinary medicine. Though, giant isn’t a large enough... Read more »
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Highlights from American Veterinary Medical Association Convention

I like ambassadors - she is Joan Embery Ambassador of the San Diego Zoo....SInce I''ll be seeing the mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Joan offered many tips. We talked about disappearing world wildlife, and places she's been around the world. We also talked about the new Merck Veterinary Manual available as an app.
Much of what’s here will take your behind-the-scenes of the great education conference – the American Veterinary Medical Association annual Convention, in San Diego, CA from August 3 to 7. Hundreds of continuing education activities were offered to veterinary professionals. And some of us did more….as you can see, including a 90th birthday party for... Read more »

Karen Pryor Clicker Expo

Panel discussion of superstars, including Julie Shaw, Ken Rameriz, Karen Pryor, Jesus Rosales-Ruiz, Kathy Sdao and others.
The Karen Pryor Institute Clicker Expo came to Chicago (Wheeling really), March 18 through 20. Here are some of the many highlights.

Steve Dale Returns to WGN Radio

I am very pleased to return to WGN
For 12 years, I hosted Pet Central at WGN Radio (1997-2009). I’m proud of what I was able to do at the radio station, and grateful that I was able to make a difference for pets in Chicago, and in some ways for pets all of the country. In 2009 WLS took me on as... Read more »
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Best Animal Behavior Website Gets Better with Expert Overview

I am proud to say I’m a part of this story. When legendary veterinary behaviorist Dr. R. K. Anderson told me, “I’m the same age as Betty White, you know…and I want to assure a positive future for ABRIonline,org (Animal Behavior Resources Institute).” I’m on the Board of Director at the American Humane Association, which... Read more »