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...

Rand Simmons – Shelter Report 12/4/16

           Our schedule was bit different this week due to a couple of other obligations, so we did not get out to the shelter until later than we normally do. Time only permitted us to take out Randi and Trust. Randi has the sitting down to get out of her kennel down...

Rand Simmons — Shelter Report 11/27/16

         Nice cool, overcast weather this morning – great for walking dogs. And we received good news right out of the gate – Hudson was adopted! This morning, in addition to just walking the dogs generally, we were preparing for the Christmas Parade on Tuesday. We...