My Life as an ACT

Categories: Behavior & Training
Many years ago I started my Marin Humane journey as a volunteer adoption counselor, but when an opening came up for an Animal Care Technician position, I jumped on the application.  I was always so impressed watching the ACTs. They walked around in their Wellington boots  (for cleaning), they administered meds, and they were very …

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Labrador Tales continued…

Categories: Behavior & Training
CHAPTER 4:  SHASTA, THERAPY DOG When the Flagstaff breeder brought out the litter of puppies, one of them ran right up to Vicki and Don.  “He was so sweet and gentle,” said Vicki.  “We knew he was the one for you.”  And so they brought him home to Sedona, where they were living at the …

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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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