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DPFL Brochure A Special Thanks to all of our.... Donations DPFL Supporter...

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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...

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Invite This Play Group Enrichment Program To Your Shelter — And Save More Dogs. DogsPlayingForLife.org info@dogsplayingforlife.org Longmont, Colorado  303-775-5491 This program is generously sponsored by Animal Farm Foundation, and is endorsed by the Humane Society of...