What’s Waggin’ — Spring 2022


By Steve Appelbaum, ABC President & CEO

Good day everybody. I hope all studying this are wholesome and pleased as we transfer into the summer season. Here’s what’s happening at ABC.

New Applications. 

Service Canine: Our service canine program continues to maneuver ahead. We’ve got excellent writers and editors engaged on this course.  We’re extremely enthusiastic about its progress and the way a lot this program will assist individuals who wish to make their desires of working with and/or coaching service canine a actuality. We are going to announce launch dates once we get additional alongside—nonetheless capturing for This autumn 2022.

Worldwide Applications: Our worldwide analysis has narrowed the international locations down to 3. We’re contemplating the UK, Australia, and Germany as of this date. This doesn’t imply that we received’t think about different markets, simply that we are going to begin by choosing one nation for our first worldwide launch after which transfer on from there. The query nonetheless unanswered is which of the above three international locations would be the first place exterior North America during which we export our applications? Keep tuned.

Present applications.

 Brief Time period Applications. 

Keep in mind that all Alumni get a 33% low cost on any of our STPs. Right here is our present checklist of obtainable applications:

  • Coaching Shelter Canines
  • The Artwork of Promoting and Instructing Personal Classes
  • Pet Sitting and Canine Strolling
  • Pet Vitamin and Eating regimen
  • Pet Therapeutic massage
  • Doggie Daycare
  • Pet Fostering



Our earlier classroom program class graduated on March 14th, 2022. This class had the primary Marine graduate since we began providing this system in 2010. Most of our college students have both been Military, Navy, or Airforce. We hope that extra Marines and college students from all branches of our Armed Forces who’re transitioning again into civilian life proceed to attend our faculty.  We’re honored that so many elect to take action. I really like talking with the scholars in all these lessons, and I used to be significantly impressed with this group. I’ve been within the pet business for a very long time, and I’ve a reasonably good sense of who is prepared and most certainly to succeed after talking with them. On this class, everybody I spoke with was spectacular, and I look ahead to listening to nice tales about their success as time goes by.

Our subsequent classroom program commenced on April 18th, 2022, and I’ve already obtained optimistic stories about this group. I’m wanting ahead to assembly them and for our classroom program to proceed to develop.

Towards that finish, we’re spending time and efforts advertising and marketing this program to civilians as properly. The reality is that this course was all the time designed to be taken by anybody wanting a extra conventional classroom expertise. It grew to become in style with navy veterans as a result of the Veterans Administration authorised this system. If any alumni refer a pupil who takes our classroom program, we pays a finder’s payment of a number of hundred {dollars}.

Right here is extra details about this program.

That’s all for now, and thanks for studying!




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