Twenty-four attendees from around the country (and Canada!) attended our 5th Annual Summer Institute!  It was a fabulous week spent talking about dogs in shelters and how to help them.  We thank our attendees, speakers, and the generous support of The Stanton Foundation for making this an amazing week!

Education & Resources

The Center for Shelter Dogs offers a variety of educational resources including free webinars, videos, research, and training documents focused on improving the lives of shelter dogs. 

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To find Match-Up II Online (still a program of the Animal Rescue League of Boston), click here.  Be sure to bookmark this link so you can access the site directly in the future.

Training & Enrichment

Providing dogs with physical and mental stimulation is a critical factor for maintaining their behavioral health.  Enrichment activities will keep shelter dogs busy, so they are less likely to do the things we don't want them to do, while basic training makes dogs more adoptable. 

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