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Yolo County Manager of Operations & Strategy
(Public Information Officer)

Beth Gabor
625 Court Street, Room 202
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8042
FAX: (530) 669-4029

How to Think Like a Dog, April 18 at the Davis Branch Library

Post Date:04/04/2014 9:45 AM

Press Release

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Library’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, welcomes veterinarian, animal behaviorist and author, Dr. Sophia Yin, for a speaking engagement on Friday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. Dr. Yin and her Family Fido dog class instructors will present “How to Think Like a Dog”.

The Family Fido pre-class dog talk is a fast-paced, game-show workshop that is designed to prepare dog class participants for developing a great relationship with their dog. The talk is free and open to the public. It is the pre-class for Dr. Yin’s “Family Fido: training people and their pooches” course. One does not have to be registered in the Family Fido class to attend the pre-class.

Dr. Sophia Yin is a veterinarian, applied animal behaviorist and the author of many books, including Perfect Puppy in 7 Days, How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves, and Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats (book and DVD). She makes behavior house calls and lectures and teaches workshops on animal behavior, training and low-stress pet handling in the U.S. and internationally. She writes for a number of veterinary and popular magazines, and for five years, was the award-winning pet columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. She has consulted for several zoos and served as a behavior expert for TV shows such as Animal Planet’s Dogs 101. Dr. Yin’s mission in life is to improve our understanding of animals and their behavior so that we can care for, appreciate and enjoy our time with them better. Learn more at her animal behavior website,

The event is free, presented by the Yolo County Library and will be held in the Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, which is accessible for persons with disabilities. No reservations are required. For more information about this program, contact Joan Tuss at

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