2015 IAABC Conferences: Tickets now available!

Cat Learning

Feline Behavior Conference

April 11-12, 2015 in Atlanta, GA

A two-day, single-track conference featuring the latest science, treatments and protocols for managing and modifying behavior in domestic cats. Learn more and purchase tickets here.

Dog Learning

Animal Behavior Conference

April 18-19, 2015 in Chicago, IL

A rare, two-day opportunity for an intimate and in-depth look at high-level work with behavior and training. Learn more and purchase tickets here.

Who We Are

IAABC members have diverse practices and methodologies and believe in the study and science of behavior consulting. We understand that animal behavior consultants can assist owners in managing and modifying problem behaviors and in the process help strengthen the relationships between an owner and pet.

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Get help with dogs, cats, horses and parrots.

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Support IAABC and learn how to get certified.

From the Dog Division

Dog Blog

Krystal Ellingson CDBC CPDT-KSA

Krystal is the founder of Speak Dog LLC, which is the first dedicated ‘positive’ dog training and behavior consulting
  company in the Tri-City and surrounding area where she lives in South-Eastern Washington. Krystal’s love for dogs
  and thirst for knowledge is also shared by the trainers she employs.

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From the Horse Division

Horse Blog

Lauren Fraser, Certified Horse Behavior Consultant

Lauren Fraser is a Certified Horse Behavior Consultant with the IAABC, and is the organization’s Horse Chair and a member of the Application Review Committee. She has operated her business, Good Horsemanship, since 2006 in Squamish, BC, Canada. Lauren helps horse owners resolve behavior and training problems, teaches riding and horsemanship, and presents educational events and workshops for horse owners and equine professionals.

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From the Cat Division

Cat Blog

Grieving Cats

Who would still ask if cats grieve? That emotion, however a cat’s experience is seen through our poor human lens, is one where accusations of anthropomorphizing can be just wrong.

Clients plead, “I just want to know what my cat is going through. What can I do?” Good question. We still don’t know much.

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From the Parrot Division

Parrot Blog

Hildegard Niemann, Certified Parrot Behavior Consultant IAABC

Animals have always been a part of my life. Especially parrots and other birds are a large part of my family and my profession. After my degree as M.Sc. Biology I continued learning more about the human – animal – bond.

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