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Wish Bone Canine Rescue: Sponsor a Pet Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

Spay/neuter and behavioral training

Enabled us to spay/neuter three pets before adoption and assisted with costs of behavioral training for one pet.

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Beethoven is a 2-year-old deaf husky mix who is very reactive to new people and situations. Because of his extreme reactivity, including aggressive behavior, we have a behavioral trainer working with him, as well as a university-sponsored canine-intervention team developing a training program specifically for Beethoven’s issues. Beethoven is showing tremendous progress. He has learned basic hand signals and is now beginning to look at his handler for cues as to how to respond to new people and new environments. With this type of progress, we anticipate being able to adopt Beethoven into a family in the near future.

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