Aimee Sadler changes the shelter experience for homeless dogs

Aimee Sadler changes the shelter experience for homeless dogs January 7, 2013 Often times in shelters, dogs are brought into a loud scary place where everything is unfamiliar to them and then they are placed in a cage. They may get a walk a day if they are lucky and...

Staff and Volunteers Get Schooled in Dog Play Groups!

Staff and Volunteers Get Schooled in Dog Play Groups! December 14, 2012 by Lifesaving ACCT Philly was pleased to host Aimee Sadler, Director of Training & Behavior at the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation, for her nationally recognized presentation “Playing...

Five Ways Play Groups are Saving Lives in Chicago

Five Ways Play Groups are Saving Lives in Chicago Posted on September 14, 2012 by Animal Farm Foundation In 2011 Safe Humane Chicago (SHC), with the help of grant support from Animal Farm Foundation, assisted in the building of play yards at Chicago Animal Care and...

Lots of play helps sheltered dogs socialize

Lots of play helps sheltered dogs socialize New outdoor areas at city kennel will keep strays healthy, improve social skills April 12, 2012|By Bridget Doyle, Chicago Tribune reporter After watching a 2-year-old mutt named Ruben play with a group of other dogs for just...

Animal Wise Radio Transcript with Aimee Sadler

Animal Wise Radio Transcript with Aimee Sadler Transcribed from an Animal Wise Radio interview conducted on March 18, 2012 Published 03/20/2012 03:53:41 PM by Animal Wise Radio MF: Mike Fry BN: Beth Nelson AS: Aimee Sadler MF: On the line we’ve got Aimee Sadler from...

Q & A: Playing with a Purpose

November 1, 2011 Q & A: Playing with a Purpose Aimee Sadler shows shelters how to socialize dogs through play groups By James Hettinger Aimee Sadler, an animal trainer who specializes in play groups to socialize dogs and straighten out problem behaviors, finds an...

Shelter dogs need to socialize, too!

Shelter dogs need to socialize, too! October 24, 2011 By Lifesaving Dept Shelter dogs love to get outside, stretch their legs, and socialize! Our decision to include dog playgroups as an enrichment exercise has been a huge success thanks to our trained staff and...

The Power of Playtime

The power of playtime Posted: Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:00 am By CAMERON RASMUSSON Staff writer PONDERAY — Everyone needs to make a little time for play in their lives — even dogs. That holds especially true for troubled dogs or dogs needing a new home. Solid,...