Tag : shelter dogs

From Unwanted Shelter Dogs to Police K9

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The PAWS shelter in Lynwood, WA is a haven for difficult shelter dogs. Overlooked by owners seeking calmer, tamer pets, these dogs are perfect for Melissa Larsen. Larsen trains dogs to detect bombs and …

Cons Train Shelter Dogs, Both Get Better Lives

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The Southeastern Correctional Institution in Lancaster, Ohio partners with local animal shelters to provide temporary housing and basic behavioral training to shelter dogs awaiting adoption. The inmates provide for the dogs’ training and care, …

School Children and Shelter Dogs Learn Cross-Species Communication

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Through the Shelter Buddies Reading Program the Humane Society of Missouri partners with local elementary schools to help shelter dogs learn to relate to people in a scary shelter environment. The students are trained to …

It’s Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

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As today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, consider adding one of the 7 to 8 million cats and dogs who enter shelters each year to your family. Shelters house a wide array …