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 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 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...