American Shelter Dogs: It’s What’s On the Inside

American Shelter Dogs: It’s What’s On the Inside

​Growing up, you may have had a dog that was just “the best.” We all have had that dog. That dog that would jump into the lake with you when you went swimming, or would fetch with a bottomless reserve of energy, or would just curl up next to you and take naps. Maybe...
The day my first foster chose me…

The day my first foster chose me…

I had been told by my grandparents that their dogs had always chosen them. I was finally able to experience that feeling myself. The other interns and I were brought into the play yard to meet a number of potential fosters. As the dogs’ names and stories were being...
Summer Safety

Summer Safety

Here are some things to remember to ensure your pet’s safety this summer! We all enjoy the outdoors and the nice weather, pets included.  Here are a few things I have seen happen during the summer months that may pose dangers for our fur kids. With many families doing...
Clicker Training

Clicker Training

Training your dog can be frustrating if not done efficiently. Using a clicker can make training easier and more direct for both behavior modification and teaching new tricks! A clicker is used to mark a desirable behavior done by your pupper. This makes it more clear...
Don’t Be In Flea- nia!

Don’t Be In Flea- nia!

It’s almost spring which means the bugs are back! And not the nice bugs like bees and butterflies. I’m talking about the nasty ones; fleas and ticks, to be specific. People often assume that winter kills of the fleas and ticks. While that would be awesome, it’s...

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