Program Lessens Stress, Increases Adoptability of Shelter Dogs
The Petfinder.com Foundation has selected the Humane Society of Missouri as one of four animal welfare organizations in the Unites States to participate in Train to Adopt; a program that focuses on increasing the adoptability of shelter animals through specialized training techniques.
Last month, HSMO’s Shelter Animal Behavior Manager, Linda...
Grant brings dog trainer to Charlotte-Mecklenburg shelter to boost number of adoptions
by Kara Lopp, Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly
Karen Owens expects a lot from her students.
But when they show improvement and are well-behaved they’re handsomely rewarded – with belly rubs and bits of hot dogs.
Owens is a trainer at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control and her “students” are dogs eagerly awaiting...