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In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Adam Birkenheuer, a member of the faculty of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Birkenheuer is a specialist in infectious disease, and will be discussing "bugs" that can make our dogs sick, including parvovirus, kennel cough, mange and tick borne disease. Dr. Birkenheuer will also discuss the management of infectious disease in multiple dog homes or kennel situations.
In this podcast we hear from Kayce Cover, an animal behavior consultant and coach, about her approach to training. Syn Alia Training System, or SATS for short, is an extension of bridge and target training. Ms. Cover is a professional animal trainer who has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a Masters of Science in Education. Cover trained as a research scientist, but prefers to work in applied communication and motivation – working to get results with people teamed with animals. Cover has worked for a number of highly prestigious institutions, including the Smithsonian Institution, and a number of universities. In this podcast she discusses her training methods and philosophy that have led to phenomenal success with multiple species.
This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, A KeyBank Trust.