Resource Recommendations

Resource Recommendations Canine Enrichment Coordinator Position Summary The Canine Enrichment Coordinator (CEC) works directly and collaboratively with the Volunteer Coordinator (VC), when applicable, to maintain individualized enrichment and training protocols...

Operations

Operations Canine Enrichment Coordinator Play Group Notes Play yard Recommendations DPFL Supporter...

Shelter Signage

Shelter Signage Rockstar Kennel Card Playgroup Notes All Dogs are Individuals DPFL Supporter...

Training Tips

Training Tips Introducing A New Dog DPFL Manual DPFL Supporter...

Dogs Playing for Life! Seminar

6/25/2014 Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) Aimee Sadler and Kodi Sadler will be presenting the Dogs Playing for Life! seminar at CAARMA in Pittsburgh, PA on June 25-28, 2014. For information on how to attend this seminar, please email us at dogspfl@gmail.com....

Brochure

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Dogs Playing for Life (DPFL) is a program rooted in the notion that a dog’s natural instinct is to PLAY. The desire to play does not have to be taught to or learned by most canines. Playing is a dog’s most natural form of positive interaction and communication with...

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Allowing dogs to be dogs in and around the shelter is often a more reliable indicator of a dog’s true personality than the dog’s reactions during the intake process. Yet in thousands of shelters across the country, following intake – dogs are segregated, locked up,...

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Shelter staffs experiencing Dogs Playing for Life have learned that a dog’s immediate reactions to initial intake procedures, cage barriers, and on-leash walking, are not necessarily reliable indicators of a dog’s ability to be social with other canines and adopters. ...

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“Truly meeting the welfare needs of animals in shelters, whether for housing, interaction or play, can have profound effects not only for the well-being of the animals themselves, but also for staff, volunteers and the success of the overall shelter mission.” Kate...

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Aimee Sadler is the Director of Behavior and Training for the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation. She is a nationally recognized trainer and speaker specializing in behavioral problems. Her techniques have been derived from twenty five years of working with...