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Join Northeast Animal Shelter on Sunday June 30th at Cinema Salem from 10am-12pm for a free screening of The Champions, a documentary film by Darcy Dennett. The Champions is an inspirational story about the pit bulls rescued from the fighting ring of former Atlanta Falcon’s star quarterback Michael Vick, and those who risked it all to save them. The uplifting documentary takes us on a journey about much more than just dogs — about prejudice, being misunderstood, the power of resilience, and the significance of the relationship we as humans have with animals. The Champions is a film that inspires compassion and compels social change, and is approved for all age groups. Cinema Salem is located at 1 East India Square Mall.

 

Following the screening there will be a Q+A lead by Northeast Animal Shelter’s Director of Behavior and the Founder of Handsome Dan’s Rescue. 

Handsome Dan’s Rescue — named after Dan, one of the 22 dogs who came to Best Friends Animal Society from Michael Vick’s estate after he was arrested and charged in association with the operation of a dog fighting ring — helps with placement, care and the overall wellbeing of dogs in local shelters, rescues, and other facilities throughout the state of Rhode Island. 

 

Free admission — suggested donation of $10 appreciated. Seating it limited and offered on a first come, first served basis. 

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Registration Includes: 2 CPR certification wallet cards, An official certificate, a 2 year subscription to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center, your choice of the 88 page full color class manual either as an Ebook (View Only/Cannot be Printed) or a printed copy (additional $24.95), businesses, organizations and groups may request a professional, frameable certificate and window decal, to hang in their place of business to promote that their staff/members are certified.

Our program is based on the most current method of animal CPR which was developed by emergency veterinarians. This class is designed to teach the average person how to administer emergency CPR and first aid to an animal until veterinary care is ascertained.

*This class will certify the participant in Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid*. The skills and topics covered in this class include:

Safety techniques when working with sick and/or injured animals,
How to perform emergency triage and assess if an animal is experiencing a life threatening medical emergency,
How to restrain and properly transport sick and/or injured animals,
How to provide emergency first aid to dogs and cats en-route to veterinary care,
How to take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, CRT) and determine normal vs abnormal readings,
Learn about the importance of the pet first aid kit and how to use the materials in it during an emergency,
How to manage and provide first aid for many common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, poisoning, burns, and choking,
How to performing the most current industry standard method of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on dogs and cats (Participants will receive a PetCPR+ Certification valid for 2 years)
This class is not a replacement for veterinary care.

Class awards 3 RACE approved CEU to veterinary technicians
Classes are approved to award continuing education credits to veterinary support staff, members of CCPDT, IAABC, NADOI IACP, PACCC and Pet Sitters International.

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Does your dog know basic commands like “sit” and “down” but suddenly “forget” all of it when you’re in exciting environments?

Join our three-week intermediate manners mini-series Oct. 9, 16 and 23 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Northeast Animal Shelter.

In these sessions, positive reinforcement trainers Dan and Yana Carlson will build on basic behaviors your dog already knows, adding more movement with loose leash walking, recalls and “stay” with distance and duration. You will also work on behaviors like “leave it,” appropriate greetings and more, adding more difficulty using distractions and duration.

Fee for three-session series: $50 (to be paid at first class)

All proceeds will support Northeast Animal Shelter’s “Saving Homeless Pets Across America” program.

Space is limited and fills up quickly.

To register, send an email to training@neas.org.

*IMPORTANT: Dogs must be at least six months old, current on all vaccinations and comfortable in the presence of unfamiliar people and dogs.

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We adopted Luna (previously Nosey) about 5 months ago! I had been begging my mom for a kitten for so long. We were running errands and we decided just to stop and look at some kitties.

We saw Luna and she blinked slowly three times at us and then started to get up and play. We held her and played with her and we knew she was the perfect fit!

She gets along really well with our 8 year old dog and she loves to go crazy and explore the house at night. Mostly, she stays in my room. My dad calls it her “home base”.

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Join us for our Annual Spooktacular Open House on October 19th @ Northeast Animal Shelter!
Bring your pets for a Trick-or-Treat photo opportunity.
All pets are welcome and family members can join in the photo!
You’ll receive a printed 4 x 5 photo and a take-home treat bag. Donations appreciated.
Cats and other small pets must be in carriers and dogs must be on leash.

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Minnie has been with us for almost 3 weeks and she is an absolute delight.

To our surprise, she sleeps through the night! She is very affectionate and loves giving kisses.

Her favorite word is “walk” and she can’t wait to get her leash on and go on an adventure! Minnie loves playing ball and chasing squirrels and chipmunks in our back yard. My husband keeps saying I picked a winner. I totally agree, but Minnie claims she picked us.

We are working with a trainer and she is a fast learner except when she takes us for a walk while trying to chase birds and squirrels on the way! Although we have only had her for a short time, we cannot imagine life without our little cutie.

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Dan and Yana of Walk A Pup will be offering an educational discussion on the safety and successful coexistence of Kids and Dogs in the home and community.

With proper preparation, education, mindfulness and management we can avoid tension in the home, fear and potential injury.

We will cover topics such as:
*Body language/ stress signals
*Understanding levels of tolerance
*Red Flag Behaviors
*Proper ways to interact and what to avoid
*Space Management in the home, tactics and appropriate environmental set ups
*Consensual relationships and interactions-consent from Dog and Child.

This discussion is open to any family that currently is living with children and dogs, about to bring a new dog into the home with children, or expecting parents!
Q&A will follow the presentation.

 

Held at Walk A Pup Training Center – 41 Mason St. #4 Salem, MA 01970

To register please email training@neas.org

$15 Donation to North East Animal Shelter

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To be held at Walk A Pup – 41 Mason Street, #4, Salem, Mass.

Whether your dog is starting from scratch or just needs a manners brush-up, this three-session dog training series will cover important basic skills like focus and attention, polite greetings, sit, down, stay, come when called, and more.

 

Fee: $50 for mini-series, to be paid at first class.

Email training@neas.org to sign up.

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Fundraiser for Northeast Animal Shelter

$69.95 Registration fee Includes: 2 CPR certification wallet cards, An official certificate, a 2 year subscription to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center, your choice of the 88 page full color, interactive reference guide as an Ebook (View Only/Cannot be Printed) or an e-book plus a printed copy of the reference guide (additional $24.95), businesses, organizations and groups may request a professional, frame-able certificate and window decal, to hang in their place of business to promote that their staff/members are certified.

Our program is based on the most current method of animal CPR which was developed by emergency veterinarians. This class is designed to teach the participant how to administer emergency CPR and first aid to an animal until veterinary care is ascertained.

*This class will certify the participant in Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid*.

The skills and topics covered in this class include:

Safety techniques when working with sick and/or injured animals,
How to perform emergency triage and assess if an animal is experiencing a life threatening medical emergency,
How to restrain and properly transport sick and/or injured animals,
How to provide emergency first aid to dogs and cats en-route to veterinary care,
How to take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, CRT) and determine normal vs abnormal readings,
Learn about the importance of the pet first aid kit and how to use the materials in it during an emergency.
How to manage and provide first aid for many common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, poisoning, burns, choking and more.
How to performing the most current industry standard method of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on dogs and cats (Participants will receive a PetCPR+ Certification valid for 2 years)

*Approved to award 3 RACE CEU to veterinary professionals, 3.5 CEU to CCPDT dog trainers and 3 CEU to members of IAABC, NADOI, IACP and Pet Sitters International*

 

Register here.