Rand Simmons — Shelter Report for 8-06-17

For the past two weeks, we have taken our two new little dogs out to walk with shelter dogs. It has gone really well. This morning we took Jazzy and BJ on a nice long walk. Once we got out the door of the shelter, we reintroduced Jazzy and our dogs. They had met each...

Rand Simmons: Shelter Report for 5/14/17

On a gorgeous Sunday morning, my son and I went out to the Emporia Animal Shelter for our weekend tradition – walking shelter dogs. We started with Scarlett. She is learning to sit before we take her out of the kennel and she is getting much better at it. We...

Rand Simmons – Shelter Report for 4-9-17

Beautiful weather for walking dogs this morning. I did not even need a jacket. First we took Rocky out for a walk. Initially, he pulled on the leash bit, but by the time we were halfway into his walk, he had settled down and we had a nice walk with a loose chain. That...

Rand Simmons — Shelter Report 3/26/17

Cool and rainy this morning, but pleasant walks nonetheless. First up this morning, we took Scarlett and Rocky together. I have had some very pleasant walks with Rocky in the past, but he was a little more excitable this morning. Initially, we thought that it was the...

Rand Simmons — Shelter Report 3/12/17

 March 12, 2017    After a hiatus due to a sore back, my son and I were back out at the shelter to walk dogs yesterday morning. We were able to take a chocolate lab named Ben out for a walk first. He is a big, strong dog, but was extremely well-behaved and we had a...