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Meet Dahlia! Dahlia is a young girl, approximately 2 yrs old and 46lbs. She came in an owner surrender to the Rochester Animal Shelter in September. Dahlia is thriving in her foster home! She lives with a young male dog that she absolutely loves. They play, sleep and cuddle together daily. She’s learning how…Read More
Meet Jordan the Chihuahua! This little man is a 10 year old pure bred Chihuahua who was surrendered to the shelter (along with another dog) when his owners found themselves unable to pay for medical bills. Besides some treatable skin irritations, a luxating patella and a heart murmur, he’s doing so great! Jordan does great…Read More
Meet Frankie Frankie was recently returned to us from her adopters when they could not bring her along when they moved. She’s almost 5 years old, fully crate and house trained. Frankie LOVES people, loves going for walks, getting pupachinos and chewing on her bones. Frankie would do best in a home without other…Read More
Meet Tobey! Tobey is a 3 year old boy who was recently surrendered back into our rescue. He is an extremely smart boy, who’s small in stature but makes up for it with his amazing personality. He is EXTREMELY smart and treat motivated, making for fun training sessions. Tobey is eager to learn and…Read More
Meet Elliot. Elliot is a distinguished older gentleman who likes the finer things in life. He’s almost 1o years old, house and crate trained. He know all basic obedience commands and will even “speak”. He is good with most dogs after the appropriate shutdown time. We’re told he was able to live with cats in…Read More
Meet Maxine! She is crate trained, house trained, and good with most dogs and kids. She sits upon request, doesn’t touch her treats unless given the cue, gives kiss for a treat, and lays down from a sitting position. She needs a super slow introduction when meeting new dogs, she should not be in a…Read More
“Two Weeks! Give em a break!” The Action: “I have a new dog!” ” I found/adopted a dog!” “I introduced her to 15 people” ” he was a bit leery but seems to like my other 3 dogs” “she went everywhere with me ” … All in the first few days of the new home…
The crate training process Crate training can take days or weeks, depending on your dog’s age, temperament and past experiences. It’s important to keep two things in mind while crate training: The crate should always be associated with something pleasant. Training should take place in a series of small steps. Don’t go too fast. Step…
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