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Open Paw Shelter Manual By Colleen Boyle, Kelly Gorman
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Imagine walking into an animal shelter where all is quiet and it smells good. Dogs are peacefully lounging on beds chewing on delectable food-stuffed chew toys or sitting calmly at the front of their... More > kennels wagging “Hello” at passers by. Cats are curled up in beds on elevated platforms or batting at dangling catnip toys. Volunteers are busily training dogs and teaching young, playful cats to retract their claws before getting over-excited. This is a shelter where people come for miles, clamoring to adopt the friendly, well-trained residents. These are cats and dogs that will easily settle into their new, permanent homes. This is a shelter where everyone who walks in, walks out more aware of companion animals’ needs. This is an Open Paw shelter. The Open Paw Shelter Manual is a practical guide that offers clear, step-by-step instructions for implementing this revolutionary program in your shelter. It is a must have for shelters that want to make a difference!< Less
Open Paw Shelter Manual By Colleen Boyle, Kelly Gorman
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Imagine walking into an animal shelter where all is quiet and it smells good. Dogs are peacefully lounging on beds chewing on delectable food-stuffed chew toys or sitting calmly at the front of their... More > kennels wagging “Hello” at passers by. Cats are curled up in beds on elevated platforms or batting at dangling catnip toys. Volunteers are busily training dogs and teaching young, playful cats to retract their claws before getting over-excited. This is a shelter where people come for miles, clamoring to adopt the friendly, well-trained residents. These are cats and dogs that will easily settle into their new, permanent homes. This is a shelter where everyone who walks in, walks out more aware of companion animals’ needs. This is an Open Paw shelter. The Open Paw Shelter Manual is a practical guide that offers clear, step-by-step instructions for implementing this revolutionary program in your shelter. It is a must have for shelters that want to make a difference!< Less
Service Dog Training Facility: Architectural Studies By Juana Salazar
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Architectural design project studies by the undergraduate students from the Community Engagement Studio, for a facility to train service dogs to assist disabled American veterans. During the Spring... More > 2014, the students interacted with a 'community client', the conscientious non-profit group, Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas. This book sheds new light on how a community group can give back more with development design assistance, how disabled persons can be assisted on their journey of recovery towards a better quality of life, how rescued dogs from shelters can journey into becoming trained assistance partners, and how local architecture students demonstrate progress in their career journey to become design advocates by promoting their collegiate architectural knowledge.< Less
The Dog Liberator By Gisele Veilleux
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Mission Statement: Prevent Border Collies and Mixes who are well-balanced family dogs from being surrendered to a shelter or a pound. Foster Collies in a home environment to prevent the usual trauma... More > associated when sensitive and intelligent dogs, like the herding breed, are placed in a shelter, pound or rescue. Evaluate the dog's temperament so it can be matched and re-homed. Alleviate canine social issues by consulting with professional animal behaviorists. Address any medical needs, ensure that dogs are fully vetted, spayed & neutered. Work on basic training, including crate training, barking, and basic commands before adoption. Solicit volunteers to transport and foster. Redirect quality adopters to other breeds and local rescues. Prevent well-balanced dogs from being euthanized. http://thedogliberator.blogspot.com http://www.Facebook.com/DogLiberator< Less
The Dog Liberator By Gisele Veilleux
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The Dog Liberator is a small, foster-driven organization dedicated to identifying high-quality dogs and placing them in foster homes to avoid the trauma often associated with pounds, shelters and... More > rescues. While in these homes, the focus is on care and training to turn them into well-balanced pets that can be adopted by loving people. We have developed an innovative and detailed way to take in owner-surrenders and help overcrowded shelters. Our dogs are adopted quickly to high-quality and pre-screened homes simply because we work hard. Social networking, along with aligning ourselves with qualified foster homes has increased our ability to rescue, resocialize, rehabilitate and rehome significant numbers of out-of-time dogs. Through caring and compassionate volunteers, The Dog Liberator has made an impact while remaining relatively unknown in the rescue network. We specialize in herding breeds and take in qualifying dogs from throughout the south. Please, Spay And Neuter!< Less
Desperate Dogs Determined Measures By Robert Cabral
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Desperate Dogs is a unique book that tackles the most important issue facing our nations shelters: How can we fairly deal with the complex behaviors of dogs at the greatest risk and save more lives? ... More > Putting aside the issue of what’s right and wrong in human terms and focusing instead on what dogs need to succeed to return into loving homes, the examples, advice and training in this book is written with municipal shelters in mind. Most every shelter behavior with detailed explanations is included along with fair behavior assessment tools. Desperate Dogs helps to understand dogs with behavioral problems including fear, aggression and dominance and offers effective, proven solutions, training methods, and advice; these issues, often misunderstood, cost dogs their lives. The hands-on lessons in this book delve into the often misunderstood process of evaluating and isolating a dog’s key issues and offers solutions, training advice and exercises that can be applied effectively in a shelter environment.< Less
Selling Used Dogs By Robert Cabral
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Selling Used Dogs was written by Robert Cabral and is a hands-on tool to help shelter workers, volunteers and rescue organizations. Each chapter explains creative concepts that help in getting... More > animals adopted. Sample chapters include: • Rescues that Work with Shelters. • A Picture is Worth… • If It’s Good Enough for Hollywood. • What’s in a Name? • Shelter Angel Videos. • Social Networking. and many more. Selling Used Dogs also includes Robert Cabral’s complete B.A.R.C. - Behavioral Assessment & Reactivity Checklist. With complete step-by-step instructions for fair behavioral assessments of shelter dogs, this guide gives dogs a fair chance at structured behavioral evaluations and gives shelters a broad glimpse into the proper placement of a dog into a home.< Less
Happy Kids, Happy Dogs By Barbara Shumannfang
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Children are those most often bitten by dogs and 80% of such bites come from the family dog, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Help your dog and your baby become friends.... More > Happy Kids, Happy Dogs offers practical, easy-to-follow dog training tips presented according to your child’s developmental stages, from infancy to the teenage years. Recommended by the prenatal instructors at Duke University Health System and University of North Carolina Women’s Hospital. "Unfailingly logical in its presentation of ideas, with clear explanations and step-by-step training instructions..." --The Bark magazine Partial profits from sales of Happy Kids, Happy Dogs go to non-profit groups that help at-risk youth and shelter dogs. For more information, visit www.topnotchdog.com.< Less
The Dog Liberator 2013 By Gisele Veilleux
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The Dog Liberator is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned dogs, primarily dogs from high-kill shelters and owners who can no longer care for them. By working with... More > committed volunteers, local veterinarians, trainers, and foster homes, we are able to rescue hundreds of dogs every year. Our dogs are fostered in a home environment which enables us to evaluate the dog’s true temperament, provide them with loving temporary care, and find them well-matched, carefully screened homes. We also serve as a resource to our community and all pet owners by providing education and information on responsible pet ownership, including the importance of spay/neuter, positive behavior training, and good nutrition. Our dogs are examined, vaccinated, micro-chipped, spayed or neutered before they are re-homed.< Less
Zoe's Tail Journey of a Therapy Dog By Elise Ward
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When a careless person drops off puppies in a plastic tub next to a shelter, the pups don't know what will happen next. But with the love, support, and guidance of one pup’s adopted parents,... More > the pup named Zoe learns all about manners and growing up. Zoe soon realizes that she loves meeting and greeting people from all over. Zoe and her mom set out on the mission to become a certified Therapy Dog Team in order to visit schools, hospitals, and senior communities, with the best intentions to spread smiles and lend a listening ear. This is their journey of becoming a Therapy Dog Team.< Less