Problem solving or brain games are not only fun to play with and for your dog. They also assist your dog to focus, pay attention and listen. Time spent teaching and then playing this game is great relationship building and brain training.
Alpine Helicopter recently had an open house and one of our volunteers (Natasha) decided to take Jester along to meet some new people and show off what a great dog he is. Here is Natasha's report.
Jester was a star! Of course!
At the Bow Valley SPCA we try to keep the dogs stimulated and mentally alert.
Missy was surrendered to the Bow Valley SPCA about a month ago. Her owner had passed away and the family didn’t want her. She is a lovely long haired cat about 5 yrs old. Her colors look just like a cappuccino! She has a very sweet, gentle, and soft personality.
HSI/Canada has awarded the Bow Valley SPCA an award of $3000 for our efforts to protect stray and abandoned dogs and cats in the Bow Valley and beyond. The basis for the award was:
What a great idea! Recently a donor came to the front desk at teh Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre with a "bucket" full of coins and a few $5 bills. She had invited a few friends over for a small get together and asked them to bring their spare change. She had the bucket with images of do
The Bow valley SPCA subsidizes the costs of spaying or neutering dogs and cats in the Bow Valley. Applications can be picked up at the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre (home of the Bow Valley SPCA) located at 123 Bow meadows Crescent in Canmore, Alberta, or downloaded as PDF documents (attached to this news item).
Paul Turner, president of the Bow Valley SPCA, presented a gift certificate, donated by the Banff Caribou Keg, for dinner at their restaurant and a Certificate of Appreciation to Linda Stenger for her outstanding dedication and work for the Bow Valley SPCA.
The dogs living at the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre were just a little annoyed and hurt that they could not participate in the Human Fashion Show on November 25. Never mind the fact that they were nervous about big crowds and loud music.