Archive for January, 2019

Meet Our Trainer, Marianne Spengler

A core part of our mission is to offer refuge, medical care, nourishment and an opportunity for a second chance at life to injured and abused animals.  Our certified trainer Marianne is a big part of that mission.  Training relieves kennel stress and prepares our dogs for life in their new homes. Humane Society animals come from many different backgrounds, but some needs are universal.   Each dog needs personal attention to help them stay calm and learn how to behave around people, and each one needs help learning basic manners that will help them settle into a future home. Marianne was working at a canine day care center when she first got interested in training.  Inspired by the need she saw in her job, she began researching dog training as a career and found the Animal Behavior College.  Shortly after that, she saw a certification for training shelter dogs and knew she’d found her calling. After a year and a half of study – including volunteering with the Humane Society as a dog walker – Marianne achieved her certification and... Read More
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Welcoming Our New Executive Director, Ellen!

Ellen believes the way a community treats and cares for its injured and abused animals reflects the community as a... Read More
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The Paws Report: Melody in Animal Planet Puppy Bowl XV

Don't miss Melody's interview during Puppy Bowl XV Pre-Game Show and her Pup Close and Personal episode filmed at Graceland!... Read More

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See some of the recent work we've done here at the Humane Society.
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