Research proves that dog day outs really do benefit shelter dogs

Have you ever thought about taking a shelter dog out for the day, for the weekend, or as a short-term foster, but felt horrible at the thought of having to bring them back to the shelter? If so, you're not alone. Many volunteers and potential fosters hesitate to take a dog out of the shelter … Continue reading Research proves that dog day outs really do benefit shelter dogs

Work with shelter dogs who need extra help

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