Happy Endings

Categories: Behavior & Training
For those who have read Virginia Grainger’s piece about Tammy in the Volunteer Blog, Lizzie’s telling of Tammy’s story brings you behind the scenes to the amazing amount of time and love that went into Tammy’s adoption. Here is Lizzie’s story: I love my job at the Marin Humane shelter where I am a vet …

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Mario’s Story

Categories: Behavior & Training
Mario was a long shot. He had already been returned from another rescue that thought he needed too much work to be adopted. But what Mario needed was more time and a whole lot of combined effort from the behavior staff, Feline Intervention Team (FIT) volunteers and the Animal Care staff. When Mario first arrived …

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Disability Pride

Categories: Behavior & Training
July was Disability Pride Month. Here at the blog we got so caught up with fish, snakes, gorillas and crocodiles that suddenly it’s August and we haven’t talked about our favorite pets – those with something visibly missing on the outside and something bigger going on inside. My dictionary app defines “disability” thus: “lack of …

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Toy Crop Circles

Categories: Behavior & Training
Even a minor Sherlock Holmes talent would easily read the tableau walking into my cottage. The blanket artfully draped over my new, albeit already long suffering sectional sofa predicts the weather; recent rain as evidenced by muddy paw prints on the blanket. Living alone, my dogs on the furniture policy can only be described as …

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