Podcast Guests: Debbie Martin
Debbie Martin received a Bachelor of Science degree in human ecology from The Ohio State University and an associate of applied science degree in veterinary technology from Columbus State Community College. She has been a full time registered/licensed veterinary technician since 1996. Debbie is the animal behavior technician for Veterinary Behavior Consultations, a specialty veterinary practice located in Spicewood, TX, with practice limited to the prevention and treatment of animal behavior disorders. She assists a board-certified veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Kenneth Martin, who is also her husband, during behavior consultations. They are proud to have the first behavior specialty Fear Free Certified Practice. Debbie is a co-owner of TEAM Education in Animal Behavior. Debbie is a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in Behavior. She is the treasurer for the Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians and an active member of SVBT (Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians). Debbie is a Karen Pryor Academy Faculty Emeritus and a Certified Training Partner and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and on the Clicker Expo Faculty. Debbie and her husband published a book on normal development and training in dogs, Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog. They are also the authors of the Karen Pryor Academy course, Puppy Start Right for Instructors. Debbie is the co-editor and a contributing author of the textbook, Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, published in 2015. Debbie is honored to be a Fear Free Elite Certified Professional, a member of the Fear Free Advisory Panel, and a subject matter expert for Fear Free Pets and Fear Free Happy Homes. She lives in Spicewood, Texas and enjoys exploring the beautiful hill country by motorcycle.
- The challenge of socializing a puppy while also social distancing.
- Creative ideas to build your puppy’s resilience.
- Options to make the most of what you CAN do.
- How to strategize your puppy’s training to prevent problems in the future.
- That not everything is ruined and there is still hope your puppy will be behaviorally normal, even after all this.
- TEAM: Education in Animal Behavior
- Veterinary Behavior Consultations, LLC
- Puppy Start Right
- Fear Free Happy Homes
- Social, City, and Savvy: Training and Socializing Puppies to Become the Best Possible Dogs
- Behavior Vets NYC
- Synergy Behavior Solutions
- Karen Pryor Academy
Discount Code for the Puppy Start Right for Instructors course: DRINKAPRIL for 15% savings. (It expires at the end of April!)
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