Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter: KONG Toy Grant

What was the money or product used for?

Kongs were filled with treats and peanut butter and used for enrichment and positive-reinforcement training. We also used these as a positive kennel experiences.

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

The dogs were able to spend time out of their kennels in the enrichment area enjoying treat-filled Kongs.

How many pets did this grant help?

20 and still helping

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

Heath came to us very shy and scared of everyone. After spending time in our enrichment area with volunteers feeding him treat-filled Kongs, he as learned to trust again. He is now usually found in a volunteer’s lap. He is still available for adoption but we have numerous applications on him. You can meet him here.

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