Alternative Housing for Shelter Pups

Alternative Housing for Shelter Pups

Animal Care Sanctuary’s (ACS) alternative housing program pairs dogs with behavioral difficulties that may decrease their adoptability, with college-level pre-veterinary or animal science interns in onsite housing.  Since the inception of the internship program in...
Fun For All!

Fun For All!

The kennel environment is quite stressful for any dog. It tends to be loud, busy and is not ideal for anyone. Although we do everything we can to make the dogs time here as easy for them as possible, any dog would rather be in a comfy home with a family of their own...
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...
How to make Doggy Friends

How to make Doggy Friends

Before your dog meets a new dog or before developing any playgroups with an unknown dog be certain to have a few things handy. Make sure your hardware(leashes, collars, harnesses) is secure and safe from defects. If possible, carry an extra leash in case one leash...
Guarders of the Galaxy: How to Detect and Manage a Guarder

Guarders of the Galaxy: How to Detect and Manage a Guarder

Dogs guarding may seem like an annoyance and can be a dangerous matter if appropriate steps are not taken. If you adopt a dog who exhibits guarding, be sure that you can detect the signs and manage the environment. Dogs guard for one specific reason; they want what...

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