Keep it Real – Keep it Simple – Save Lives

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There is this constant battle between rescues and shelters that does little more than cost innocent animals their lives.  I am referring mainly to the rescue groups that “rescue” pets from the shelter whose greatest risk at the shelter is adoption.   Let’s face it, there are certain breeds of dogs at the shelter that have little to no chance …

Temperament Testing Dogs -an Excuse to Kill?

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Recently there seems to be much attention on temperament testing dogs in shelters here in LA.  The controversy is necessary because of the implications to the innocent- the shelter dogs. In short, temperament testing a dog involves putting a dog through a series of tests to see if he will bite.  There is a lot more to it than that, …

Big Money Makes a Big Splash

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My mom used to tell me, “You could sell snow to an Eskimo.” In fact my very first job was selling stereos, I sold stereos before I could drive. Later I taught seminars on sales and motivation… and I can promote and I can SELL.  The reason I preface with these statements is to explain my somewhat purposeful failure at …

The Statistic Myth

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Over and over I hear the statistic that 30% of all dogs in shelters are purebred.  This was originally stated by an organization that doesn’t have much to do with shelters.  However, I’d like to shed some light on it here. First and foremost, using untrue statements to get people into shelters will build reluctance when they find out the …