Snap Into Action!

Skittish, hard to catch dogs are hard to catch, unless you know what you’re doing! Our volunteers at Missing Pet Partnership are trained in how to approach panicked, stray dogs using two different techniques: calming signals and a snappy snare combined with a magnet dog. Here’s an example of how these techniques recently helped MPP […]

4th of July Fireworks: Enemy #1

I used to like July 4th and fireworks. As a kid, I mean. I remember wearing rubber Zorries in the hot summers in Fresno, California and eating yummy BBQ chicken and potato salad while waiting for the sun to go down. I remember how fun it was to light sparklers and those little black tablets […]

Eggplant Thief: The Story of Toby

Last week, my bloodhound Zeke resorted to yet another case of petty theft while I was out working hard to reunite a lost dog with their family. Here’s what happened:

On Wednesday afternoon, there was a knock on my door. Two neighborhood girls, Ashlee and Mary, found a wandering dog in my neighborhood. They […]