Give the dogs in your care something to think about
Enrichment is an integral part of any adoption program. Shelter dogs spend the majority of their time in kennels. Enrichment gives them the mental and physical stimulation they need to stay occupied, happy, and healthy. All of these things translate to faster adoptions.
Read our Enrichment Leaflet
Our enrichment leaflet pdf includes:
- Simple and inexpensive tips to keep dogs busy.
- DIY ideas
- Information on the importance of playgroups
- Outdoor enrichment ideas
… and much more
Training Resources by Topic
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- Quick and Easy Crate Training by Teoti Anderson
- Before and After You Get Your Puppy by Ian Dunbar
- How to Teach an Old Dog New Tricks by Ian Dunbar
- How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves by Sophia Yin
- The Whole Dog Journal Handbook of Dog and Puppy Care and Training edited by Nancy Kerns
- Love Has No Age Limit and other books by Patricia McConnell
- Don’t Shoot the Dog by Karen Pryor
- Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson
- Ruff Love by Susan Garrett
- A New Dog in the House: From Shelter Dog to Beloved Family Member by BAD RAP
Walking on a Leash
- Destructive Chewing by Dog Star Daily
- Four on the Floor for Jumping by Dog Star Daily
- Off and Nothing in Life is Free by AFF
- Destruction of Household Items by Center For Shelter Dogs
- Possessive Behavior by Center For Shelter Dogs
- Jumpy/Mouthy by Center For Shelter Dogs
- Territorial Behavior by Center For Shelter Dogs
Socializing Your Dog
- Dog/Dog Tolerance by Bad Rap
Kids and Dogs
Enrichment and training videos
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