Basenji Rescue and Transport, Inc.
LINKS & RESOURCES
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The magazine devoted to Basenjis, world-wide.
The largest "Basenji Reference Library" on the Web.
The Medfly Brigade Basenji Rescue
A regional rescue organization in Acton (SoCal), California.
ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center
Your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours
a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a
potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation
fee may be applied to your credit card.
ASPCA's Animal Poison Control FAQ
ASPCA's People Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pets
ASPCA's Top 10 Pet Toxins of 2011
Basenji Club of America Health Information
The Dog Food Advisor
The Merck Veterinary Manual
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
(OFA) does both health testing
and health test record keeping. You can research the health records of
Whole Dog Journal
All things dog. This magazine covers nutrition, training, and grooming
advice. Reviews on food, dog toys, and dog health and
care products. Whole Dog Journal is a no-advertising publication.
One-year subscriptions are $20; subscribe for two years for $30.
Links to Yahoo! Groups' Animals > Pets > Health > Dogs.
You will find discussion groups on various health issues, including
kidney failure, Addison's disease, cancer, etc. When this link was added
there were 892 groups.
ONLINE TRAINING SITES & HELP
ASPCA's Virtual Behaviorist
Nice, robust site that teaches about clicker training
your dog. Mary Woodward's site explains clicker training, and walks you
through lessons on getting your dog's attention, targeting, sit, down,
stand, wait, stay, etc. Clicker training is all positive, all the time.
Your dog says, Click/Treat: What's not to love?
Pryor's Clicker Training
This link to What Is Clicker Training? answers basic
questions about clicker training.
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB)
The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) is a professional
organization of veterinarians who have achieved board-certification in
the specialty of Veterinary Behavior. Board-certified specialists are
known as diplomates. These individuals work with individual pet owners,
other animal professionals, and facilities that care for animals in
order to manage behavior problems and improve the well-being of animals.
Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
A professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to
becoming better trainers through education. Mission statement: To
represent and advance the dog training profession through education and
advocacy. Pet owners can use their search feature to find a trainer by
Certification Council for
Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)
Here you can find a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT) with their search feature. As
a dog owner, the CCPDT understands how important it is for you to find a
dog trainer that you can trust has the knowledge necessary to meet the
needs of you and your dog. Dog training and behavior change is a science
but it in not a regulated science. There is no licensing and no
oversight. With the CCPDT designations, you can gain the confidence you
need to choose a dog trainer for your dog.
Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)
Find a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) with their search feature. The goals of the IAABC
are to standardize and support the practice of companion animal behavior
consulting, while providing resources for pet owners needing advice.