Rand Simmons — Shelter Report 2/19/17

Had a nice walk in the fog this morning with Rocky. It took a minute for him to remember that he had to sit down before I got him out of his kennel, but he got it. Once out, it was a very nice walk. Rocky pays good attention to me and generally walks right beside me...

Rand Simmons — Shelter Report 2/12/17

It was a little bit cool and windy when we went to walk dogs at the Emporia Animal Shelter. However, some good news made us feel good anyway. The shelter is at the lowest population of dogs and cats that I have ever seen. This is good news because no animal should...

Rand Simmons — Shelter Report 2/5/17

It was kind of an unusual day at the shelter this morning. My son and I go out nearly every Sunday morning to walk dogs. We usually wait in front of the kennel until the dog we are walking has calmed down. This means no barking and sitting in the kennel waiting for us...

Rand Simmons — Shelter Report 1/29/17

       Great trip out to the shelter this morning. The dog we worked with last week, Chandler, is no longer there (Which is good. We have a great shelter, but the less time that a dog or cat spends there, the better!). I do not know if Chandler was adopted or if he...

Rand Simmons — Shelter Report for 1/22/17

After a break for the holidays, my son and I were able to go out to the Emporia Animal Shelter this morning for the first time this year. We did not have a lot of time this morning, but we really wanted to get out there to see our dogs. Great news – all of the...