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PetFinder.com Foundation Selects HSMO for Train to Adopt™ Behavior Program

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...

Finding a Forever Home

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...

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