Recommended Resources

C.L.A.S.S. Sign In

"My Dog Has C.L.A.S.S.", or Canine Life and Social Skills, is an educational program to promote training focused on the use of positive reinforcement and to strengthen relationships between humans and their canine companions.

Dr. Sophia Yin, DVM, MS

Dr. Yin is a veterinarian, animal behaviorist, author, and international expert on Low Stress Handling. Her “pet-friendly” techniques for animal handling and behavior modification are shaping the new standard of care for veterinarians and petcare professionals.

American Kennel Club

The AKC provides information about specific breeds as well as Canine Good Citizen, Agility, Rally, Obedience and Conformation.

Therapy Dogs International

Therapy Dogs International is a volunteer organization dedicated to regulating, testing and registration of
therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers for the purpose of visiting nursing homes, hospitals, other institutions and wherever else therapy dogs are needed.

Dr. Lore Haug, Texas Veterinary Behavior Services

Texas Veterinary Behavior Service (TVBS) is a referral service dedicated strictly to the diagnosis and treatment of behavior problems in animals.  TVBS is the only veterinary behavior referral practice in the greater Houston area.