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Woof Pack starts back 2021! Workshops are held at the shelter every Tuesday from 4pm to 5pm.

Enrich our shelter dogs’ lives and increase their chance for adoption by becoming a WOOF PACK volunteer!

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ABOUT WOOF PACK

​Since January 2019, volunteers have worked alongside our certified dog trainers to learn and apply obedience lessons and trust exercises to our shelter animals. We utilize ONLY positive reinforcement methods. WOOF Pack volunteers will get a hands on dog training experience.

 

What to Wear and What to Bring:
 

  • Close toed shoes

  • Clothes you don’t mind getting dirty

  • A drink for hydration

  • A fan for hot days

  • Dog treat pouches

  • High quality treats

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MEET OUR TRAINERS

Meredith

Meredith is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and recently works part time at Shelby Humane Society, working on behavior modification with shelter dogs experiencing issues with extreme fear, reactivity, and resource guarding. She created and still leads Woof Pack. She believes that an empathic and compassionate approach to dog training allows us to better understand our dogs, which then allows us to communicate with them better. She received an undergraduate degree in Plant Science from the University of Delaware in 2014 and a Masters in Entomology from the University of Georgia in 2016.

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Anthony

Anthony has been with Love Them Train Them since January 2018 and volunteers his time at the Shelby Human Society. He is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and a member of the Pet Professional Guild. He believes training needs to be as much fun for the dog as it is for the human and that relationship-building and communication are crucial. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Operations Management with a specialization in Leadership Communication from the University of Alabama.