Ingham County Animal Shelter offering free dog training

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The dogs I gave away had over the years, I was just happy to get them to stop barking and poop around the house. They are, however, the best and most loyal pets.

Here’s how to get free dog training

Well, check this out Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter is offering a free training session with every dog ​​adoption through May according to So here’s your chance to add a family member and get started with some cool training. They are able to do this through a grant from Two Seven Oh, Inc.

Every dog ​​needs training,” shelter manager Heidi Williams said in a statement. “We want to help educate those who adopt dogs from the shelter in the basics of dog training so they can continue to work with them. Local trainer Dave Brooks of Calm Your Paws Dog Service will be giving the lessons. Part of each session will be spent teaching the adopter how to bond with the dog and help them feel comfortable in their home.

Here’s how to get more information

They hope this will help reduce adoption returns and get more homes for the pets. This is a great incentive, so if you have just been thinking of a dog for yourself or for the children, you should contact Ingham Country Shelter and take advantage of this offer. Start the new year with the smile of one of our 4-legged friends.

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