Training Tips


from choosing a breed, puppy training, crating, manners, obedience, handling, walking, adult dog training, chewing, digging, separation anxiety: CLICK HERE

Training tips for shy and fearful dogs –

Housebreaking and crate questions CLICK HERE

Chewing Solutions – chewing_solutions.pdf | 68.53KB

Introducing a New Dog – introducing_a_new_dog.pdf | 61.09KB

Perimeter Fencing – Perimeter_Fencing_Options.pdf | 822.56KB

10 Reasons to Adopt an Older Dog – ten_reasons_to_adopt_older.pdf | 57.47KB

Your Dog and Crates-What you need to know! – Your Dog and Crates.pdf | 124.34KB

Do all BLACK tongues belong to Chow Chows? We think you will be surprised about the answer. CLICK HERE


Adopting a Dog: The indispensable Guide for Your New Family Member CLICK HERE

Dogs Don’t Bite When a Growl Will Do: What Your Dog Can Teach You About Living a Happy Life CLICK HERE


Adoption Events »

Pet Rock In The Park – Sunday, August 27th!

August 27th from 11-4 at Deering Oaks Park in Portland! A fun filled day of music, food, vendors and RESCUES with DOGS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION! Don’t Miss it...


Adoption Day at The Animal House in Westbrook – Saturday, September 2nd!

Please join us at the Animal House in Westbrook from 11-2  and meet some of our dogs available for adoption and chat with our wonderful volunteers! 11 Main St.,...


Barks in the Park – Gardner, Maine – Saturday, September 9th 10-2!

Woof Woof! 2017 is the 8th annual Gardiner Barks in the Park at Gardiner Waterfront Park! Rescue groups from around the region will be present to discuss their...