CVBC Staff Videos

Changing Emotions in a Fearful Dog


Santino in School

This is a fun video of beginning four basic behaviors. Paw Target, Head Dip, Step Onto Mat and Move Back Leg/Back Up.  This showcases the beginning shaping steps with a high rate of reinforcement. 

Santino in School-Canine Chiropractic Care

Santino shares how a little bit of proactive training can go a long way in positive husbandry care with veterinary staff. We started his chiropractic care while he is young and healthy. Enjoy our video to learn more about how a team approach makes a huge difference!

Using the Gentle Leader for Pulling on the Leash

Santino in School-Voluntary Blood Draw

This video highlights the proactive collaborative efforts of veterinary professionals and friends that helped to prepare for Santino's first voluntary blood draw with no restraint. 

Santino in School-Nail Trims

Laura and Santino share how nail trims can be fun and stress free.



By clicking on the link below you will be taken to the personal page of Dr. Ciribassi on (Animal Behavior Resources Institute). This web site functions to catalog behavior related media submitted by various behaviorists and trainers. Dr. Ciribassi's page includes videos, documents and audio files that are behavior related which may be useful to CVBC clients and the general public. 

Dr. Ciribassi's ABRI page

Dog Body Language

Zoom Room Guide to Dog Body Language

from Zoom Room

What your dog is desperately trying to tell you 

from thefamilydogtv

Zoom Room Guide to Dog Play Gestures

from Zoom Room

Does your dog REALLY want to be petted?

from eileenanddogs 

I speak "doggie" *Great for kids

from  thefamilydogtv

Cat Body Language

Body Language in Cats

from Cats Protection


The Science of Learning

Behavior Toolkit

from Behavior Works 

Reinforcer Strength 

from Behavior Works

Training Videos

An Introduction to Clicker Training 

from Clicker Training

Teaching a dog to wear a muzzle 

from Domesticated Manners

Targeting with Dogs

from Animal Training Videos 

Podee's aggressive to other dogs

from Sophia Yin, DVM 

Training your pet to take medication

from Animal Behavior Service LLAC

Classical Conditioning Used to Help Prevent Problem Behaviors

from the San Francisco SPCA


Training nail trimming as demonstrated by Kelly Cottrell. For those using clicker training, it can be added as well.