Rough Kitten and Cat Play

It can often be difficult to understand if your cats are playing or fighting, causing concern for a lot of cat owners, foster parents, and folks working with cats in a shelter or rescue environment. There are a few things you can look for to have a better idea of when to step in and de-escalate or let them continue playing.

Help! This Dog is Driving Me Crazy: 4 Weeks to a Happier Life

Playing games can help dogs ignore distractions, stay calm, improve overall behavior, and strengthen the bond with their owner or handler. In this interactive four-part series, each week our certified trainers will teach you easy games to play with your dog and give you challenges to build your dog’s skills! You will be invited to join a private Facebook group page to engage with the trainers and other participants to share success stories and get feedback on your progress.

How to Greet a Cat

What is the best way to greet a cat? It’s fairly simple! If you use some care and watch their body language, while responding to their needs, you can make a friend for life!

Advancing Your Dog’s Skills, Take Training to the Next Level

Do you want to take your dog’s skills to the next level? You might feel like your dog has plateaued and you just can’t move them forward. Or you don’t know how to move them on. In order for your dog to have skills that work in real-life, we need to advance them along. In this video, Kelly gives tips to help you get that success when things get harder.

My Dog Knows This … He Just Isn’t Doing It!

“My dog knows this … he just isn’t doing it!” Have you ever said this before? I think we all have. When we’ve witnessed our dog perform a command many times, it can be tempting to think that they “know” the cue and they are ignoring us when they suddenly won’t do it. It is… Continue reading My Dog Knows This … He Just Isn’t Doing It!

Unlock the Secrets of Dog Body Language

much of this information. Dog body language is an elaborate and sophisticated system of nonverbal communication that we can learn to recognize and interpret. Being able to understand how the dogs in our care are feeling and how to help them feel more comfortable, confident, and safe are essential skills that all shelter staff and rescue volunteers should know.

Understanding Separation Anxiety: Achieving Success with Training and Adoption

Separation anxiety affects almost 20% of dogs in the US and is a common reason for rehoming. Though a huge quality of life issue for dogs and their people, the good news is dogs can overcome separation anxiety! Join us for this webinar to learn more about alone-time behavior concerns, training and best ways to help separation anxiety dogs in shelters and rescues get adopted.