Champ was found walking the streets of Philadelphia, PA. He had a terrible ear infections, skin issues and wasn't using his hind end properly. His right hind leg seemed especially weak.Read More
The Northeast Regional Qualifier for the National Obedience Invitational was held in Bloomsburg, PA the weekend of July 27-29, 2018. All of the top teams travel to attend the Regional events and the competition is fierce.Read More
Marino and Kari are both retired Seeing Eye dogs. These dogs work hard providing an invaluable service to those in need. Marino was getting ready to retire. His owner took him to the vet for a check-up only to discover he had a large tumor in his mouth. They removed the tumor but the prognosis was grim. They only gave him three to six months to live.Read More
Alphie is a six-month old Labrador Retriever puppy in the Puppies Behind Bars Program. Over the years I have given multiple in-services on puppy and adult conditioning and have donated conditioning equipment to the program. The staff and puppy raisers are always incredibly receptive and work hard to ensure the puppies are successful.Read More
Someone recently asked me “Why would you train a pig?”
Good question. My immediate response was, “because it’s fun”. Then I thought about it some more. And realized it’s primarily because I love animals, I love a challenge and I love to learn. Which is why, after 14 plus years, I still love training my dogs.Read More
After seeing several veterinarians, doctors found Bruno suffered from severe malnutrition and was likely paralyzed from being kept in a small crate with no bedding. Bruno eventually ended up at Aqua Dog Rehabilitation where the team agreed to work on him pro-bono.
“Honestly, we looked at each other and were not sure if we could really help him,” Petra Ford said.Read More