RESOURCES AND TRAINING: DOGS

ENRICHMENT IN THE SHELTER

Lesley Sinclair created Animal Care Sanctuary nearly half a century ago.

SURRENDER PREVENTION

Animal Care Sanctuary’s goal is to nurture the human-animal bond.

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FEARFULNESS PROTOCOL

Reward calm behavior around new people by offering treats.

RELAXATION PROTOCOL

This program is the foundation for all other behavior modification programs.

GUARDING PROTOCOL

This protocol will assist in redirecting your dog from protecting prize possessions.

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DOORBELL PROTOCOL

Some dogs react whenever anyone comes to a door and rings the doorbell or knocks.

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CHEWING BARKING MOUTHING

Chewing is a NORMAL dog behavior.

CLICKER TRAINING

The clicker is a small device that makes a loud click noise and identifies the exact behavior in a dog.

CRATE TRAINING

Using a crate to confine your pup is extremely helpful in training your puppy proper behaviors.

HOUSE TRAINING

House training is one of the most important training projects for new puppy owners.

GREETING TRAINING

Jumping has to be tied as the number one complaint along with pulling on the leash!

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LEAVE IT TRAINING

Teach your puppy to stay away from an object as he or she is getting settled.

ALTERNATIVE TRAINING

Training and discipline should “guide the dog, not instill fear.

NEW ADOPTION TRANSITIONING

Congratulations on your new adoption!

Upcoming Events

Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
This class will teach your dog everything he/she needs to earn to be a Therapy dog. Similar to our Canine Good Citizen class, the Therapy dog class teaches your dog basic commands and how to[...]
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
This class is designed for the dog owner or shelter worker who is interested in learning more about working with dogs that have fear issues. Learn why dogs might be afraid of objects, people, or[...]
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join local bands, bring your pups and kids, folding chairs and blankets, while you sample the homemade beer brewed around the region. For those of you that prefer wine we will have that too. There[...]
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
8:30 am
Canine Body Language 10/21/2017 8:30-3:30 – $80.00-Group Discounts Available

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ACS needs your help to save more lives! Together we can make a difference.

The AnimalCare Sanctuary is a platinum-level GuideStar participant, demonstrating commitment to transparency.
The AnimalCare Sanctuary is a platinum-level GuideStar participant, demonstrating commitment to transparency.

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Animal Care Sanctuary

353 Sanctuary Hill Ln,
East Smithfield, PA 18817
Phone: 570-596-2200
Fax: 570-596-2222

Adoption Hours

Monday: Closed
Tue-Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Veterinary Clinic Hours

Monday through Friday:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
by appointment only
Clinic Phone: 570-596-2270

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ACS Wellsboro

11765 US-6,
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Phone: 570-724-3687
Fax: 570-724-8116

Veterinary Clinic Hours

Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
by appointment only
Clinic Phone: 570-724-3687

Behavior Hotlines

Dog Behavior HOTLINE
570-596-2270 x118
Dog Surrender HOTLINE
570-596-2200 x125
Email
behavior@animalcaresanctuary.org

Cat Surrender HOTLINE
570-596-2200 Option 5
Email
eblade@animalcaresanctuary.org

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