Puppy and dog obedience training to begin Monday
SPARKS — There are many ways to train a dog — one of which is through repetition and praise. This is the method local dog trainer Guy Yeaman utilizes to teach pet owners how to curb their pets bad habits and establish good conduct. During six-week sessions offered through the Sparks Parks and Recreation Department, participants will learn how to implement commands such as sit, stand, stay, heel and more. Classes will be held Mondays from 7 to ...
Clear Channel helps caution pet owners on dangers of hot cars
RENO — Washoe County Regional Animal Services is getting a “big-screen” boost in its efforts to remind pet owners about the dangers of leaving pets unattended in enclosed vehicles thanks to several billboards provided by Clear Channel Outdoor. “Public awareness is possibly the most effective tool we have to help promote the health and safety of pets in Washoe County,” said Barry Brode, Regional Animal Services manager. “Clear Channel Outdoor...
Animal Services improves dogs’ lives with new, chew-proof beds
RENO — Ninety new dog beds were purchased last week by Washoe County Regional Animal Services in an important step in ongoing efforts to ensure that animals are provided with the necessary standard of care while at the facility. “One of our most important goals is to ensure that all animals under our care receive the best treatment possible,” Animal Services Manager Barry Brode said. “Even a simple thing like buying the right dog bed helps to ...