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Parrot Lovers Mourn, Liz Wilson Passes Away

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Liz Wilson was a pioneer in parrot behavior. While she had mixed feelings (at best) about larger parrot species (like Amazons or African grey’s, for example) kept as pets. Still,  she also felt they deserved the best quality of life possible as pets, and worked to educate others to make that happen.. When I received... Read more »

Oh Behave: Behavior Consultants Meeting

Oh Behave: Behavior Consultants Meeting
WARWICK, RI — Need help with a dog who barks incessantly when you’re not home, a cat who targets the wall instead of the litter box, a parrot who screams obscenities, or a horse who’s pretty much eating up his stable? A behavior consultant from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants may be able... Read more »

Experts from Behavior Conference Answer Your Dog and Cat Questions

Experts from Behavior Conference Answer Your Dog and Cat Questions
WARWICK, RI — These reader questions were answered at the conference of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) held here April 20-22. IAABC members are consultants in dog, cat, parrot and horse behavior who are available to help owners whose animals have behavior problems. Q: My 8-month-old Golden Doodle has gotten bigger than... Read more »
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IAABC Conference

IAABC President Sarah Filipiak opens the conference
Is your cat scratching in all the wrong places; your dog wants to ‘eat’ other dogs; parrot screams overnight or horse who seems afraid of people – then I have help for you… members of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, who met April 20-22 for continuing education in Providence, RI. Here are just... Read more »

Steve Dale Inducted into Dog Writer's Hall of Fame

Steve Dale Inducted into Dog Writer's Hall of Fame
When I was told I was going to be inducted into the Dog Writer’s Association of America of America (DWAA) Hall of Fame, I was astounded. While, I’m not exactly a newcomer, the HOF is an honor has mostly been given to journalists of a certain age, or posthumously. I really thought Pat Santi –... Read more »

IAABC Conference, Behavior Consultant Meeting

WARWICK, R.I. — The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants 2011 Conference April 1-3 was attended by over 300 dog, cat, parrot and horse behavior consultants. One headline from the event emerged from a speech by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Nicholas Dodman, director of the Behavior Clinic at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton,... Read more »
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Oh Behave! (Highlights of 2011 IAABC Conference)

Teoti Anderson is a past president of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and always so sunny to talk to. Her most recent book is "Puppy Care & Training."
Here are some photo snippets from the 2011 International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Conference, April 1 through 3 in Warwick, RI. 

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 »
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