Links to People, Places and Things We Really Like!

Miscellaneous Articles

What is a Behavior Professional?
An excellent blog post on credentials (or lack thereof) in this field (LINK TO BE UPDATED SOON)

The Use of Dominance Theory in Behavior Modification
Position Statement from the American Veterinary Society for Animal Behavior - a MUST read!

How to Choose a Trainer
From the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (LINK TO BE UPDATED SOON)

How to Find a Good Breeder
An excellent article by the Humane Society of the United States.

Finding the Right Training Class
Article by Peggy Tillman

Pet Sitting/Boarding

Bed, Bath & Biscuits (April - local)

In-Home Pet Services, Inc.

Suburban Pets of Long Island

Vanessa's Pet Sitting
(516) 797-4031

FONAB Kennels (Commack)

Cozy Noses (Bohemia)



Deb Manheim, CPDT, CDBC
Las Vegas, Nevada
Barbara Shumannfang, CPDT
Durham, North Carolina

Resources for Training Information
Articles, books, videos about clicker training
Visit here to purchase Happy Kids, Happy Dogs, by Barbara Shumannfang; a book I often recommend. It's quite simply the best book I've ever read about raising a dog with children.

Pet Photographers and Artists

Extraordinary pet photography by Christopher Appoldt!

Beth Lipson, a very talented local artist!

Beautiful paintings by Kelynn Alder! 

Suzanne Sheran's gorgeous pet paintings!

Alex in Welderland's Custom Pet Urns
An artist explores and commemorates the love of your dear departed furry one with playful and peaceful urns. As special, cool and unique as your beloved friend. Signed, dated and customized with your loved one's name. A percentage of sales goes to the SPCA.

Bay Shore Woodworks
Custom wood pet urns and memorial items, hand-made in the USA. This is the company that made our urn for Ku. Their customer service and attention to detail is impeccable.

Happy Dog Training     (631) 424-DOGS/3647     Long Island, New York 

Voted 1st Place Winner "Best Dog Trainer",
Best of Long Island Contest  - SIX times