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Obedience Classes

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, obedience classes are not being held.

We hold classes at our adoption center on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 2:30pm. Each session last about an hour. Cost is $10 for each 1 hour class.

Call us for more information: 707-964-7729

The Buddy Program

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The Buddy Program is on hold.

Weather permitting, our Buddy Program is held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at 2:30PM at our adoption center. Each “Buddy” (you!) is paired with a dog from our shelter.

Call us for more information: 707-964-7729

Pet Tips

Denver DFL Pet Behavior Hand-outs — hand-outs about all aspects of training and handling pets

Summer Care Tips for You and Your Pets

Summer is a time for both you and your pet to enjoy the sunshine and outdoors, but along with the fun, the season also offers up situations that can endanger your pet By taking precautions, you can decrease the chance that disaster will happen. These tips can help keep your furry friends safe this summer.

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My Dog Keeps Digging, What can I do?

Digging in your vegetable garden or fresh flower bed is very frustrating to us humans and does not make sense to a dog. If you dig in the garden, why are they not allowed to dig in the garden. Digging is very difficult to stop. It is easier to prevent or to allow certain digging than to stop it completely.

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Destructive Scratching

Although some people think a cat’s scratching behavior is a reflection of his distaste for a couch’s upholstery, a not-so-subtle hint to open the drapes, or a poorly conceived Zorro impersonation, the fact is that cats scratch objects in their environment for many perfectly normal reasons.

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Attention Barking

Dogs are like children, when they want something they can become obnoxious. Children whine and maybe have a screaming tantrum. Dogs bark and maybe have an obnoxious tantrum. It works for children and it works for dogs. We usually respond, thus encouraging them to do it again next time.

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