For Pet’s Sake: Include Pets In Emergency Evacuation Plans

Join Diane Robinson and the Atlanta Humane Society in an informative discussion about the necessity of creating an emergency evacuation plan that includes all members of your family, pets included. Presented by Diane Robinson Director of Operations at the Atlanta Humane Society Diane is currently the Director of Operations at the Atlanta Humane Society’s Mansell [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Events, Pet Care|

4 Other Ways Fido is Trying to Talk to You

We all know the happy dog tail, wagging back and forth to express joy at a bone or a new toy.  But dogs use much more than their tails to communicate and a wagging tail, when paired with other movements, doesn't always mean a happy pooch.  Here are four other ways your dogs is trying [...]

By | February 5th, 2017|Dog Training, Education, Tips & Advice|

Five Cold Weather Myths

Five Cold Weather Myths : Protecting Your Pet This Winter   Like it or not, winter weather has arrived!  You’ve likely turned up the heat, stocked up on firewood and pulled out the boots and sweaters from storage. But what have you done to prepare your four-legged friends for the chilly weather?  If you think [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|About Animals, Education, Tips & Advice|

Fences Make Good Neighbors—and Frustrate Some Dogs

NOTE: this piece was originally published on the author's personal blog. It is used with permission. Part of dog ownership is making sure your pooch gets the right amount of exercise for his age, breed, size, and temperament. Walks are necessary, and a great activity for dogs, but walks alone won’t meet most large, boisterous [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|Dog Training, Education, Tips & Advice, Uncategorized|

The Space Between the Notes

NOTE: this piece was originally published on the author's blog. It is used with permission. Most dog owners are pretty familiar with how to meet a dog’s basic needs. These include quality food, fresh water, proper shelter, proper grooming, and veterinary care. Dogs require the above primary needs to survive. Many dog owners also understand that dogs [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Dog Training, Education, Tips & Advice, Uncategorized|

Living in Harmony with Coyotes: Humane Education Adult Speaker Series

Living in Harmony with Coyotes Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) Presented by nationally known expert LYNSEY WHITE DASHER Director, Humane Wildlife Conflict Resolution The Humane Society of the United States Lynsey White Dasher helps urban and suburban communities find effective and humane solutions to human-wildlife conflicts with species including [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|About Animals, Education, Mansell Campus|

So, Your Dog Doesn’t Like Its Crate?

So, your trainer and everyone else on the planet told you you should be crating your dog. Everywhere you turn, dog-intelligent people are telling you that crates can solve many behavior issues, provide structure, and make everyone's life easier. This is absolutely true for the vast majority of dogs. What many people will also tell [...]