APBC Behaviour Advice Information Sheets

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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>These information sheets are intended for use as handouts for clients and are freely available to download as many copies as you wish.&nbsp;</p>\n<p>More will follow in the series, so check back frequently for new ones!</p>\n<p>Click on the link to download each advice sheet.</p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/behaviourally_aware_microchipping_advice_sheet1469.pdf\">Behaviourally aware microchipping</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/firework_fear_diagnosing_tool_20150813.doc\">Firework Fear Diagnostic Tool</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/apbc_summary_sheet_of_castration_risks_and_benefits.pdf\">Summary Sheet of Castration Risks and Benefits</a><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/apbc_summary_sheet_of_castration_risks_and_benefits.pdf\">&nbsp;- Dogs</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/apbc_summary_sheet_of_spaying_risks_and_benefits_bitch.pdf\">Summary Sheet of Spaying Risks and Benefits - Bitches</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/APBC_Advice_Sheet_1_Puppies_-_Mouthing_and_biting_low_res.pdf\">Advice sheet 1:&nbsp; Puppies - mouthing and biting </a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/Advice_Sheet_2__-_Using_a_Houseline_low_res.pdf\">Advice sheet 2:&nbsp; Using a houseline</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/Advice_Sheet_3_-_Making_walks_more_enjoyable_for_you_and_your_dog_low_res.pdf\">Advice sheet 3:&nbsp; Making walks more enjoyable for you and your dog</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/Advice_Sheet_4_-_Using_an_indoor_kennel.pdf\">Advice sheet 4:&nbsp; Using an indoor kennel</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_5_-_teaching_basic_sign_language.pdf\">Advice sheet 5: &nbsp;Teaching basic sign language</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_6_home_alone.pdf\">Advice sheet 6: &nbsp;Alone at home</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_7-_muzzles.pdf\">Advice sheet 7: Dogs and muzzles</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_8_preparing_your_dog_for_a_muzzle_or_headcollar.pdf\">Advice sheet 8: Preparing your dog for a muzzle or head-collar</a>&nbsp;</p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_9_training_your_dog_0.pdf\">Advice sheet 9: &nbsp;Training your dog&nbsp;</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_10.pdf\">Advice sheet 10: Clicker training your pet</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_11.pdf\">Advice sheet 11: Nervous dogs</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_12.pdf\">Advice sheet 12: Chewing and how to control it</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_13.pdf\">Advice sheet 13: Your dog and your baby</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/apbc_guidelines_for_choosing_the_right_dog_walker_or_doggy_day_care.pdf\">Advice sheet 14: &nbsp;Choosing doggy day care</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/advice_sheet_15_-_environmental_enrichments_games_for_cats.pdf\">Advice sheet 15: &nbsp;Environmental enrichment games for cats</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/a4_advice_sheet_key_equine_needs_3.pdf\">Advice sheet 16: &nbsp;Key Equine Needs</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/a4_advice_sheet_evolution.pdf\">Advice sheet 17: &nbsp;The evolution and domestication of the Horse</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/a4_advice_sheet_social_structure_1.pdf\">Advice sheet 18: &nbsp;Social structure of the Horse</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/bonfire_night_pet_behaviour_tips.pdf\" target=\"_blank\">Advice sheet 19: Bonfire Night Behaviour Tips</a></p>\n<p><strong>Is your dog barking too much?</strong>&nbsp; - a short guide for owners of noisy dogs&nbsp; written by APBC member David Appleby for DEFRA.&nbsp; Click<a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/pb10561-bark-dog-110621.pdf\"> here</a> to view and download (links to DEFRA website)</p>\n<p><strong>Constant barking can be avoided</strong> - detailed information leaflet written by APBC member David Appleby for DEFRA.&nbsp; Particularly useful for Environmental Health Officers, Dog Wardens and others dealing with the problem. Contains detailed information on possible reasons and solutions for nuisance caused by barking dogs.&nbsp; Click <a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/pb10561-bark-dog-110621.pdf\">here</a> to view and download.&nbsp; (links to DEFRA website)</p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n', created = 1488013500, expire = 1488099900, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:2c8f9f0e1b42778d486ef41fdb5655bf' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>&nbsp;The dog has been mankind\'s faithful friend for tens of thousands of years, yet today finds itself in crisis throughout the western world. &nbsp;Until just over a hundred years ago, most dogs worked for their living, and each of the many breeds had become well suited, over countless generations, to the task for which they were bred. &nbsp;Now, in their purely domestic roles, we fail to understand their needs. And it is time someone stood up for dogdom - for the real dog, the pet that wants to be one of the family and enjoy life.<br />\nBiologists now know far more about what really makes dogs tick than they did twenty years ago - and John Bradshaw has been at the centre of that research. &nbsp;However, this new scientific understanding has been slow to percolate through to owners and has not yet made enough of a difference to the lives of dogs themselves. &nbsp;This book is here to set the record straight! - Paper Back Book<br />\nPrice includes UK P&amp;P. Please email <span class=\"spamspan\"><span class=\"u\">info</span> [at] <span class=\"d\">apbc [dot] org [dot] uk</span></span> for international postage.</p>\n', created = 1488013500, expire = 1488099900, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '1:92f80eed3239ae4fdd1eb20bb2b02f8b' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
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These information sheets are intended for use as handouts for clients and are freely available to download as many copies as you wish. 

More will follow in the series, so check back frequently for new ones!

Click on the link to download each advice sheet.

Behaviourally aware microchipping

Firework Fear Diagnostic Tool

Summary Sheet of Castration Risks and Benefits - Dogs

Summary Sheet of Spaying Risks and Benefits - Bitches

Advice sheet 1:  Puppies - mouthing and biting

Advice sheet 2:  Using a houseline

Advice sheet 3:  Making walks more enjoyable for you and your dog

Advice sheet 4:  Using an indoor kennel

Advice sheet 5:  Teaching basic sign language

Advice sheet 6:  Alone at home

Advice sheet 7: Dogs and muzzles

Advice sheet 8: Preparing your dog for a muzzle or head-collar 

Advice sheet 9:  Training your dog 

Advice sheet 10: Clicker training your pet

Advice sheet 11: Nervous dogs

Advice sheet 12: Chewing and how to control it

Advice sheet 13: Your dog and your baby

Advice sheet 14:  Choosing doggy day care

Advice sheet 15:  Environmental enrichment games for cats

Advice sheet 16:  Key Equine Needs

Advice sheet 17:  The evolution and domestication of the Horse

Advice sheet 18:  Social structure of the Horse

Advice sheet 19: Bonfire Night Behaviour Tips

Is your dog barking too much?  - a short guide for owners of noisy dogs  written by APBC member David Appleby for DEFRA.  Click here to view and download (links to DEFRA website)

Constant barking can be avoided - detailed information leaflet written by APBC member David Appleby for DEFRA.  Particularly useful for Environmental Health Officers, Dog Wardens and others dealing with the problem. Contains detailed information on possible reasons and solutions for nuisance caused by barking dogs.  Click here to view and download.  (links to DEFRA website)