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Successful Training Workshop for Long Stay Dogs In #1 Non Kill City Austin Texas

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Successful Holistic Foster Training Workshop

for Long Stay Dogs

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Improving Skills and Supporting Our Valued and Appreciated Foster Community Friends of AAC, Austin Animal CenterBarbara Buck-Reconnective Healing Practitioner, and Roman’s K-9 Training with a grant from Maddie's Fund recently partnered in a first-ever foster training workshop for shelter dog foster parents. This three-week, focused workshop was designed to provide fosters for Austin Animal Center’s medium and large dogs with additional skills and support to care for and successfully build paths to adoption for the Center’s long-stay dogs. In many cases, these longer-stay dogs may have challenges that create barriers to adoption that a prepared foster can overcome.... read more

“This workshop was a great way for our fosters to build on skills they use every day with their current foster pups, and with future fosters as well. The relationships built over the course of the workshop are invaluable to the ongoing success of all the programs at Friends.”
— -Jonathan Hogue - Board President, Friends of Austin Animal Center