to Open Paw®, your definitive animal training resource.
Open Paw is here to give you and your pet the tools you need
to build a lasting and successful relationship with one another
and with your community. Here you'll find expert information
to help you BEFORE you choose a new pet, AFTER you bring
your new dog or cat home, and DURING your ongoing relationship
with your companion animal.
The Open Paw for Shelters® Four Level Training Program for People and Dogs DVD is now available! Open Paw co-founder KellyGorman Dunbar demonstrates all of the training tips and techniquesincluded in the Open Paw Shelter Program. Suitable for both staff andvolunteers, the program includes: Minimum Mental Health Requirements,Classical Conditioning, All-or-None Reward Training, EnvironmentalEnrichment, Lure Reward Training, Kennel Safety, Handling, ProgressiveDesensitization, Rules for Tug of War, Polite Greetings, Off Leash
Training, Loose Leash Walking, and much more!
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about getting a dog or cat? Learn what to expect, how to
select the best companion animal for your home and lifestyle,
what items to buy, what to do during those exciting first
few weeks. Find simple, gentle training techniques that
will last a lifetime.
child bugging you to get a pet?
Growing up with a pet is an enriching experience. Worried
you'll end up being the one holding the (poop) bag?
You will. Use this section to educate and prep your
have a dog/cat at home? Find easy tips about problem-solving and behavior, selecting obedience classes and trainers, and other pet resources, including:
Open Paw for Shelters Open Pawimproves the placement of great pets
in new homes by offering a humane, revolutionary approach to
sheltering that provides a list of Minimum Mental Health Requirements.
The Open Paw Shelter Manual is a
practical guide that offers clear, step-by-step instructions
for implementing this revolutionary program in your
shelter. It's a must have for shelters that want to
make a difference!
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