Those that Kill but Won’t Correct

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There is a trend in dog training that is ever more popular, yet their vigilance ends up hurting many dogs.  This trend is the “positive only” movement. Last month I was in Prescott Arizona working with the humane society.  On my last day I was asked to work with a dog that was set to be put down for aggression. …

Shelter Rescue Coming to Prescott Arizona

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May 4th, 5th and 6th I will be in Prescott Arizona at the Yavapai Humane Society for a 3 day workshop / seminar with staff, volunteers and management teaching our Shelter Rescue Program.  The focus of this workshop is a better understanding canine behaviors through training and evaluations and how best to save more lives. I have been to YHS …

Flirt Poles in Shelters

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Although flirt poles or prey sticks have been around for many years, it seems that Flirt poles are the newest fad for exercising dogs.  It seems whenever something new comes along to “help dogs”; its main intention is to make the training of the dog easier for the human.  It is stated “exercising a dog on a flirt pole for …

How to Save More Lives – Survey Results

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According to the January 2014 “Survey of Successful No-kill Facilities” Report by Franklin D. McMillan DVD of Best Friends Animal Society The greatest reason preventing the attainment of 100% save rate is medical disorders, followed closely by behavioral issues.   It has long been my opinion that behavioral issues should be treated with the same scope as medical issues.  Shelters …

Despite the Critics

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It seems lately, once again, the work of Bound Angels is drawing some criticism.  I was alerted of this situation a few weeks ago and have been handling it personally, but want to make you aware in case you hear of it from someone else. In any situation there will always be critics and this time the criticism is coming …

Fundraiser 2013

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So, another thing I am not good at being consistent at is fundraising.  I guess that’s because I see so many other groups fundraising more than doing the work, so I think that everyone thinks like me.  Therefore, I don’t do fundraisers.  Since starting Bound Angels in 2007 we’ve done 3, yes 3 fundraisers.  We run on a super shoestring …