Presents opportunities for employment in the field of education listing over ninety job descriptions, salary range, education and training requirements, and more.
Published by Infobase Publishing on 01/01/2009
Book details: 321 pages.
Today’s job market has inspired many in the work force to reevaluate their career choices and to reinvent themselves. Careers with Dogs is an engaging resource book for anyone who wants to learn about the many and varied canine-related jobs available today. From veterinary technician and medical specialist to dog trainer and professional handler, this comprehensive volume covers every imaginable job, offering advice to recent high school and college graduates as well as adults seeking a new profession. Each chapter provides information on individual occupations, in-depth narratives about a day-in-the-life of a professional on the job, the education and training required, salary and job forecast information, as well as an up-to-date listing of resources and career sites to help the hopefuls find their place in the dog-eat-dog world. Careers with Dogs is the best and most complete source on the market for all those who love dogs and want to realize their career potential in a dog-centric industry.
Published by i5 Publishing on 09/27/2011
Book details: 488 pages.
A comprehensive guide to the history and development of the Malinois breed. Learn: Specific problems Malinois handlers and trainers may encounter. How the breed developed to become the top choice for police work. Other roles for which the Malinois is perfectly adapted, including tracking, search and rescue, oil and gas detection, and more. The Malinois is one of the most effective working dog breeds in the world, prized for their intelligence and high energy level. This breed, which for centuries served as the ultimate sheepdog, has become increasingly popular among police departments and militaries that recognize its unique suitability for detection and police work. Beginning with a brief history of Belgian shepherd dogs, Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak next explore the emergence of the Malinois as a distinct breed over a century ago and examine the history of the Malinois in police work. They also provide practical tips and information for those who are raising and training a Malinois themselves.
Published by Dog Training Press on 05/01/2018
Book details: 240 pages.
Published by Stephanie Rowe on 10/27/2017
Book details: 240 pages.
A wide-ranging guide to jobs that involve animals. Provides current information on salaries, educational requirements, and job outlook, along with job information resources. Includes in-depth profiles of individuals who work with animals every day.
Published by Stackpole Books on 02/23/2005
Book details: 256 pages.
Profiles the characteristics of and qualifications needed for twelve jobs that involve working with animals.
Published by The Rosen Publishing Group on 08/20/2019
Book details: 144 pages.
The celebrity dog trainer and Emmy-winning star of the CBS show Lucky Dog shares his training system to transform any dog—from spoiled purebred puppy to shelter-shocked rescue—into a model companion in just seven days. Each week on Lucky Dog, Brandon McMillan rescues an untrained, unwanted, "unadoptable" shelter dog. In the days that follow, these dogs undergo a miraculous transformation as they learn to trust McMillan, master his 7 Common Commands, and overcome their behavior problems—ultimately becoming well-mannered pets and even service dogs. With his labor of love complete, McMillan unites each dog with a forever family. Now, in his first book, McMillan shares the knowledge he has gained working with thousands of dogs of every breed and personality to help readers turn their own pets into well-trained Lucky Dog graduates. Lucky Dog Lessons begins with the basics—building trust, establishing focus and control, and mastering training techniques. From there, McMillan explains his playful, careful, and kind approach to training the 7 Common Commands he teaches every dog: SIT, STAY, DOWN, COME, OFF, HEEL, and NO. Next, McMillan provides solutions to common canine behavior problems, including house training issues, door dashing, chewing, barking, and common mealtime misbehaviors. Lucky Dog Lessons includes easy-to-follow steps, illustrative examples, tried-and-true tips and tricks, and photographs to demonstrate each technique. Throughout the book, McMillan shares inspiring stories about his favorite students and gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the show and some of his most unique and challenging canine encounters, including some never-before-seen outtakes. Brandon McMillian believes that no dog is beyond saving, and the loving, positive, successful methods he offers will work wonders with even the most challenging dog. Create the happy pet family you want with Lucky Dog Lessons.
Published by HarperCollins on 10/04/2016
Book details: 320 pages.
What is a veterinarian's annual salary? What is it like to work as a vet nurse, in agriculture or for an animal welfare or conservation charity? Do you love working with dogs but don't know whether you should work at a kennel, for the Canine Defence League, as a dog warden, guard dog trainer, guide dog or hearing dog trainer or even for the Royal Army Veterinary Corps? Careers Working with Animals is the ultimate guide for those who love animals and are at the early stages of considering their career options. It covers qualifications and training requirements and includes advice on where to study plus websites, contact details and other useful information to help you succeed in this competitive industry. In addition, it discusses the future of animal work and features tips for getting a job and useful checklists to make the career choice and job search as easy as possible.
Published by Kogan Page Publishers on 08/20/2019
Book details: 106 pages.
The book that has shaped modern dog training and ownership with its unique and scientifically sound recognition of the "cultural" differences between dogs and humans. Dogs can't read so you need to in order to really understand your dog.
Published by Dogwise Publishing on 08/20/1996
Book details: 257 pages.
T. J. Kline's Healing Harts series continues as a soldier suffering from PTSD and a therapy dog trainer find that some scars can only be healed by love Julia Hart knows how much good she does training therapy dogs—it's what helped her overcome her own trials after a relationship turned unexpectedly violent. But moving beyond her mistakes meant trusting only her family with her heart. Dylan, a former soldier, has run out of hope for recovery. Plagued by nightmares and flashbacks, he doubts anything will help him overcome his PTSD. When his brother convinces him to try one last time, he agrees to get a therapy dog. Dylan didn't expect to find Julia or a chance for a "normal" future again. But when Julia's attacker is released from prison, Dylan and Julia will have to face the past together.
Published by HarperCollins on 06/02/2015
Book details: 352 pages.