Spencer Graduates!

Spencer Graduates!

HE DID IT!!!!!! Spencer went from abandoned dog, to my great friends at Rescue Ridge, to adopted by Phil and Dina. Today he placed Second Place at graduation ( 1 point from FIRST). This is a story that reminds me WHY I LOVE what do.❤️❤️😆. I am so...

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Frankie and Kat

Frankie and Kat

Frankie’s face says it all !!!!. He cant believe he and his super handler ( assistant trainer Kat, who works him for me) just got their first Novice Rally Obedience Title taking FIRST PLACE with a score of 98/100. Then later that day they...

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Therapy Group Outing

Therapy Group Outing

Our devoted Therapy Group led by instructor Chris Lehmann held a De-Stress day for the kids at Wall high School to give them some Therapy Dog “therapy” before their finals. Great job! and Good luck kids!!

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Shout out to Rigel and Penni

Shout out to Rigel and Penni

Big Congratulations to all our Agility teams!!! But a special shout out must go to Miss Penni and her boy “Rigel”. I have known them since Rigel was a puppy. And Rigel is a rare breed. He is a Leonburger ( lion-dog). He is along the...

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PATCHES

PATCHES

  This is why I love what I do. It is especially important as this was a RESCUE DOG. This is written by owner Karen Ortley who was amazing in her commitment to Patches…Enjoy, Pete We adopted a two year old beagle from a shelter last...

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ADOPTING A DOG ~ CHILDREN

ADOPTING A DOG ~ CHILDREN

ADOPTING A DOG ~ CHILDREN My opinions on the subject of children are very popular with breeders, shelters, rescues and others who know the following bite statistics. According to the CDC in Atlanta, 70% of all dog bites in this country are to...

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Kindred Souls Christmas Party

Kindred Souls Christmas Party

Frankie was there to greet all our current and past clients who brought their dogs on Sunday Dec 3rd, for photos with Santa.  It was a lot of fun with refreshments and costumes for the dogs. Donations were $5 per photo, and $10 with custom frame...

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ADOPTING A DOG ~ OTHER PETS

ADOPTING A DOG ~ OTHER PETS

ADOPTING A DOG ~ OTHER PETS As wonderful and giving as it is to foster or adopt, it should never be at the expense of other pets already in the home. They are priority. You never compromise the integrity of your existing pack or you weaken your...

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ADOPTING A DOG ~ THE TOOLS

ADOPTING A DOG ~ THE TOOLS

Adopting a Dog ~ The Tools A CRATE: When a new dog enters your environment, he first seeks the new “pack” rules. Kind of like opening a new iPOD and looking for the instructions on how to make it work. The crate provides a place of safety...

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ADOPTING DOGS ~ THE CONCEPTS

ADOPTING DOGS ~ THE CONCEPTS

ADOPTING DOGS ~ THE CONCEPTS The second installment in our series on adoption. There is a common misconception that by adopting an adult dog, you save all the “puppy issues”. SURPRISE!!! You have just as much work with an adult dog and need to...

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