All dogs decline in the animal shelter, but some develop problems faster than others. Dogs that come in with behavioral concerns are unlikely to have those problems addressed at the shelter. Dogs are traumatized by the shelter environment. When dogs develop chronic negative behavior in the kennel, aggression towards other dogs or people, or other … Continue reading Work with shelter dogs who need extra help
6/8/19 First meeting Earl was a powerful dog who showed intense barrier aggression in the kennel. He was a scary sight making horrible sounds, and I had second thoughts about opening the kennel door. His unapproachability was, however, exactly why I wanted to work with him. He was one of the dogs least likely to … Continue reading Earl: A loyal dog who ran out of time
https://videopress.com/v/1oGI3n58?preloadContent=metadata I expected to update this page differently. I expected to post that Malone had found his new home with a family with plenty of acres to run and dog friends to play with. He was going to meet a potential adopter for the second time today. She was worried that he was too energetic, … Continue reading Malone, I’m sorry.
Kate's forever family was as happy to find her as she was to go home with them. I knew Kate for almost a year before she was adopted. It was a rough year for her. Her family gave her up relunctantly. They wanted to come back for her, and almost did the next day, but … Continue reading Kate: A Loyal Dog with Terrible Kennel Presence
Follow Joel on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joelmchowl/?hl=en Joel is a timid, sensitive soul who came out of his shell with cats and dogs but took time to warm up to people. He has the perfect home now, with someone who loves him for the goofy, worried boy that he is. Joel bonds closely with his people but … Continue reading Joel: a sensitive rescue dog who needed some extra love