Internet Resources for Veterinary Clinic Staff
We have listed below some resources on the Internet that may be helpful to veterinarians, veterinary technicians and practice staff.
- National Train Your Dog Month - The APDT web site dedicated to this new campaign to promote training to the public each January. The site has a variety of handouts available for the public on training and other information.
- The APDT Annual Education Conference & Trade Show - The APDT Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show provides cutting-edge information invaluable to those involved in the dog training, behavior and veterinary professions. Continuing education units may also be earned for veterinarians and veterinary technicians
- APDT Veterinary Student Memberships - The APDT has created a special membership class for veterinary students who are members of a behavior or canine club at their school.
- The APDT Chronicle of the Dog - Subscriptions are available to our award-winning magazine with the latest information on dog behavior and training.
- Dog Star Daily - A website created by our founder, Dr. Ian Dunbar, that is filled with information on training, behavior and has video and downloadable handouts for pet owners. It also has a regularly updated blog by a variety of dog trainers, veterinarians and others in the dog training and behavior field.
- Positively by Victoria Stilwell - Another site with some excellent blog postings on training and behavior by a variety of trainers, behaviorists and veterinarians.
- Ask Dr. Yin - Sophia Yin, DVM's site with a wealth of information on training and behavior, including articles and video.
- American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviorists Position Statements Page - AVSAB has produced several position statements of note.
- The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians (SVBT) - Association for veterinary technicians interested in training and behavior.
- The Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians (AVBT) - The AVBT will provide a process by which veterinary technicians may become certified as a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in the field of behavior.
- Purdue University DOGS! Course - The Purdue University Animal Behavior Clinic has developed a comprehensive continuing education program developed to assist veterinarians and veterinary technicians in the treatment and prevention of behavior problems.
- Animal Behavior Resources Institute, Inc. - Contains behavior-related videos, podcasts, articles, and reviews.
- University of Georgia - Holds yearly behavior conference for technicians and veterinarians.
Products for Veterinary Clinics
Below are a list of links to sites providing products that may be of interest to you and your clinic.
- Through a Dog's Ear Music CDs
- Comfort Zone Dog Appeasing Pheromone
- The Thundershirt for Anxiety and Phobias
- Nina Ottosson Interactive Toys
- Kong Company
- Dogwise Books
- Newtrix Advanced Pet Products
- You can find additional pet product vendors on our conference exhibitor page