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Conway Area Humane Society: Dogs Playing for Life Mentorship Grant Report

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

To attend a Dogs Playing For Life Mentorship training session

It has helped us conduct playgroups with dogs to increase social skills and facilitate behavior modification.

How many pets did this grant help?


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

Sierra (first photo) is a dog who had been at the shelter for several months prior to my attendance at the mentorship training session. After returning, I was able to use the skills I had learned to work with her reactivity and aggression toward other dogs. Slowly, we were able to progress from high arousal and reactivity just at the sight of other dogs to her being able to be off-muzzle and off-leash with select dogs in playgroup. One week after reaching this milestone, she was adopted!

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