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Lake Norman Humane: KONG Toys Grant Report

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

The Kong toys are filled and frozen twice weekly and given to our dogs in-house as treats and to help with stimulation and shelter stress.

The Kongs are a great tool to use during high-traffic adoption fairs to keep the dogs stimulated and less stressed.

How many pets did this grant help?

This grant helps numerous animals, as the Kongs can be used over and over again.

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

We have had several pets succumb to stress or resource-guarding, and this grant has helped to alleviate stress and fixation. During high-traffic times and as rewards, our amazing pups are receiving stimulation with these Kongs. Pictured from top are Noble, a sweet 1-year-old male pit mix who came in with leg injuries (meet him: www.petfinder.com/petdetail/42807474); Louise, who has been adopted; Lucy; and Steven, a 5-year-old male pit mix (meet him: www.petfinder.com/petdetail/42807485).

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