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Uma

Uma (Foster) ADOPTED

Say Hello to Uma! Uma is a 4 month old puppy whose ready to meet you today. Uma was transferred to our facility from another shelter, and he quickly became a staff favorite! As with most puppies, Uma’s new owners should be prepared to take her to basic obedience classes, and they should have patience while Uma learns the housebreaking …

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Donald Trump (Foster) ADOPTED

Donald Trump has made a visit to our adoption center!! Donald is an American Cocker Spaniel who is around 38lbs and 11 years old. Donald came to our adoption center from a local over-crowded facility and he’s come here in hopes of having a better chance of finding his forever home! Donald would love to move into a forever home …

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Bertha (Foster) ADOPTED

Meet our sweet girl Bertha! Bertha is a 7 year old, 9 pound Yorkie Brussels Griffon blend and just wants a home to call her very own! She is very dog friendly and 99% housebroken! Bertha would do best in a quieter home where she can get accustomed to her new surroundings. She is a very social gal and would …

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Tail Wags

Tail Wagging Dogs wag their tails when they are happy. right?  Most people approach tail wagging dogs expecting a joyful greeting and see a dog’s tail as an indicator of mood: wagging tails are happy tails and low tucked tails are scared tails.  Right?  Actually, it’s not quite so simple.  New research is constantly delving into canine body language and …

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Puppy Realities

Puppy Realities Spring is here and many people are starting their hunt for a future furry family member.  What an awesome time to raise a puppy! Potty training and socialization in the spring and summer is much easier than it is in the winter months and the extra daylight always makes outdoor adventures and play seem more achievable.  Before you …

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Spring Safety

Spring Safety It’s hard to believe with snow still on the ground, but spring is almost upon us! With the nice weather coming, there are plenty of opportunities to spend time outside with your pooch (see: http://perfect-pooch.com/spring-fun-with-your-pooch/).  While walking, hiking and playing outdoors can lead to great relationship building and training opportunities, there are a few important safety tips to …

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Breed of the Month: Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever Appearance: Standing at approximately 21-24 inches at the shoulder and weighing in at 55-75lbs, the Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dogs in America.  Golden’s have a long, reaching gait and coat ranging from light cream to dark rust in color and typically falling in two layers: a dense undercoat and flowing weather proof outer coat. …

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Picking the Best Dog Food

Picking the Best Dog Food Walking into a pet store and trying to choose the best dog food for your pet can be daunting. There are literally aisles upon aisles of choices and they all look appealing. While I cannot tell you what food is specifically best for your dog, I do want to explain what all the terms that …

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Bubba (Foster) ADOPTED

Bubba’s adoption fee has been sponsored by a generous donor which means he’s free to your GREAT home today!* Bubba is a very good, sweet, handsome boy. He has the sweetest face with those basset eyes that pull you in with their love. Bubba is an adult age beagle/basset hound blend who weighs about 40 pounds and is both cat …

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Do You Let Your Dog Sleep In Bed?

Do You Let Your Dog Sleep In Bed? During every new client consult I, and most other trainers, will ask where your dog spends their time. I ask because I want to know if your dog is crate trained, getting adequate exercise, fearful, etc. The answer I often get when it comes to nighttime is often that the dog sleeps …

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