Featured Volunteers – Behavior & Training Senior Services Volunteers

Categories: Blog, Volunteers
The Senior Client Services group in the Behavior & Training Department offers special programs for seniors in Marin. These programs include small, individually-tailored dog training classes, with just four senior clients and their dogs. They receive personalized attention from two trainers during a four-week series. The other popular program is our in-home behavior consultations. Betsy …

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Injured. Scared. Helpless.

Categories: Blog, Special Cases
That’s how Rodi came to MHS in late November after being hit by two cars in Novato. Rodi had multiple pelvic fractures and required corrective surgery. No one came forward to claim the poor guy. Working with Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin (PESCM), MHS was able to arrange for Rodi’s surgery. Even with …

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Half Pint

Categories: Blog, Special Cases
When it comes to animals, sometimes there’s more going on than meets the eye (they can’t speak, after all). This was the case with Half Pint, a sweet little fellow who recently came to us as a stray. When Half Pint was under anesthesia for his neuter surgery, we discovered that something was wrong with …

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Nine Puppies Left

Categories: Blog, Special Cases
On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, a good Samaritan spotted nine puppies beside a dumpster in San Rafael and brought them here to MHS. These sweet puppies appear to be in good condition and will likely be available for adoption after they’ve been evaluated and spayed/neutered. It’s heartbreaking to think of someone dumping these adorable puppies like …

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