A Comprehensive Resource for Shelter Professionals
In compiling this initial library, Dogs Playing for Life employees spent more than 500 hours reviewing video footage and curating a robust collection of content to aid shelters in their pursuit of broadening their skill sets and improving their lifesaving programs.
With educational resources such as fully narrated and/or captioned playgroup videos, user-friendly handling and training instructional guides, and access to program impact data and other operational tools, this library represents our unwavering commitment to our mission of helping shelters meet the needs of running playgroups for Every Dog, Every Day!
Handling and Training Materials:
- A detailed outline of Dogs Playing for Life Training Principles complete with video references
- Digital guides containing video examples of foundational basics of training that can be applied in shelter and foster environments
- Printable cheat sheets outlining these foundational exercises; print, laminate, and hang throughout your shelter for easy access!
Impact and Research:
- Annual reports showing the impact of our programming
- A growing collection of recommendations and best practices for playgroup as well as shelter operations for excellent canine care
Playgroup Video Library:
- A comprehensive collection of videos demonstrating paramount playgroup concepts and principles organized by skill or category
- Videos were captured during playgroup seminars and contain real-time instruction from Dogs Playing for Life instructors and/or additional captioning for broader application and context in shelter playgroups
- PDF copies of the Dogs Playing for Life Playgroup Presentation and more
Learn about our vital work in your community, the latest training tips and techniques, and special stories of redemption and love.