When Thrive Animal Rescue began, it was our intention to search the shelters for family friendly dogs without significant behavioral issues. We aren't particularly concerned with breed, size, color, or even the number of eyes or legs they have so much as whether or not we feel comfortable bringing them to adoption events where they are safe around children, dogs and other animals. Although there is no guarantee when it comes to introducing a new pet into the home, our record speaks for itself when it comes to placing our dogs into a suitable environment, with only a minute percentage of our dogs coming back to us to be re-homed.
With that being said, once a new dog has had a chance to decompress after the trauma of being in a shelter, personality changes can emerge. They may at times test their boundaries, and it's important that they know the rules. For this reason we have teamed up with Pawtopia founder Colleen Demling for a series of training events to help our furry friends adapt to a new way of living in their forever homes. Colleen, a frequent contributor to local and national media including Yahoo, The Huffington Post and Woman’s Day, has a record which speaks for itself. She has professional associations with the International Association of Canine Professionals, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and the Animal Behavior Management Alliance, just to name a few.
Colleen has generously offered to teach a Basic Obedience Class starting June 6th at 11am, with a portion of proceeds to benefit Thrive! This 5 week class, designed for dogs 16 weeks of age and older, covers proper leadership skills, sit, stay, down, come, heel, wait, spot, leave it, drop it, and other basic commands and problem behaviors. Cost: $160 for the series.
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