Training Articles FAQs
(several articles are in pdf format for easy downloading) (please download free Adobe Acrobat Reader program to read them)
Getting Ready to Purchase a Puppy?
How do I socialize my puppy despite coronavirus? – Our member trainer describes the process.
Puppy Behaviour & Training – Socialization and Fear Periods
Should I Take My Puppy to Training Before Their Vaccinations are Finished?
Veterinary Behaviour Specialists Recommend Puppy Socialization NOT Quarantine until Vaccines are Complete!
What Kind of Training Methods to Use:
Choosing a Humane Hierarchy for Training – Using The Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) Approach
Recommendation by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviour
Online Interview – CBC’s Island Morning monthly feature with Dr. Marti Hopson, PEI Veterinary Medical Association.
Keys to Supervising Kids and Dogs – Robin Bennett
Teaching Children About Dog Safety – APDT U.S.
The Joys of Training a Senior Dog – with CAPDT Board member Megan!
CBC’s Island Morning monthly feature with Dr. Marti Hopson, PEI Veterinary Medical Association.
- Elderdog – March 2018
Fun Stuff for Dogs of All Ages:
Learn about the Animal Cognition – Dr. Brian Hare
A Peek Inside the Lions Foundation of Canada diabetic alert dog program
Teach Your Dog To Be Comfortable with Grooming & Nail Trimming – Emily Larlham
Become a pro trainer – using the clicker & treats in the same hand – Hannah Branigan
Jump Through a Hoop (or your arms) – Emily Larlham
Understanding Departure, Confinement and Separation Anxiety
Information on how to prevent your dog from getting stuck in a trap, and how to open a trap if you need to.
CBC’s Island Morning monthly feature – listen to interviews with Dr. Marti Hopson, PEI Veterinary Medical Association.
- Importing Your Dogs into Canada – May 2019
- Ticks – April 23, 2019
- Marijuana toxicity to dogs – April 2018
- Winter Woes – December 2017
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