Cindy and her dog Opal, a clicker-trained demonstration service dog provided assistance to an ABC news reporter doing a story on service dogs and service dog fraud that aired on the Channel 17 nightly news. The story was in response to an incident that occurred at a local restaurant involving a woman with a service dog who became angry and disruptive when the restaurant owner asked her for identification.
Dr. Sophia Yin, veterinarian, speaker and author passed away suddenly on Monday. She was an icon in the dog training world, a veterinarian who specialized in force-free "science-based" dog training. She had agreed to be on the advisory board of the Canine Connection Positively Trained Certified Therapy Dogs program founded in 2012. Her death is a loss to the dog training community, but her legacy will live on.
The September issue is out! Check out the article, "Paws for Romance: Is Fido Ready to Walk Down the Aisle?" on page 148 of the Inside Columbia Magazine for which Canine Connection owner, Cindy Ludwig was interviewed for tips on how to successfully include your pet in your wedding. You can pick up a copy locally or read the article online at Inside Columbia.
This should be a fun article! Pick up your copy of Inside Columbia for the story when it comes out in the September issue. You can also read it online.
Cindy will be providing professional dog training instruction to offenders in the Missouri Puppies for Parole program at the correctional facility in Tipton, Missouri. This program teaches offenders how to train dogs obtained from local adoption centers to facilitate re-homing.
The story aired April 14, 2014 on KOMU.
Animal Info Publications has a New Website - Check out the latest article by Cindy Ludwig on How Clicker Trainers Correct Behaviors!
How Clicker Trainers Correct Behaviors by Cindy Ludwig, M.A., R.N., KPA-CTP
Cindy Ludwig, Owner/Manager,