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This list was made possible by the following businesses:

 

Smith Dog Training 

 

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Rescues & Shelters

 

Here is an overview of rescues and shelters that promote force free training and handling techniques.

 

 

East Bay

 

ARF - Animal Rescue Foundation

 

Love & Second Chances

 

Berkeley Humane

 

East Bay SPCA

Valley Humane Society

 

 

South Bay

 

Humane Society of Silicon Valley

The Perfect Dog

 

 

San Francisco

SF Animal Care & Control

SFSPCA

Muttville

Family Dog Rescue

 

 

Peninsula

Peninsula Humane Society

North Bay

 

Petaluma Animal Services

 

Marin Humane

Sonoma Humane Society

Other:

Sage: https://www.sagehounds.com/

Unidos Para Los Animales: http://unidosparalosanimales.org/

 

Our referral list:

To be added to our list the rescue or shelter needs to commit to humane handling and training techniques otherwise known under the following terms: positive reinforcement, reward-based, scientific modern, force-free, fear-free, aversive-free dog training. Rescues that promote inhumane training methods known as traditional or balanced training techniques will not be permitted. We fight for the humane treatment of dogs and any animal before, during and after an adoption. Our philosophy is: a dog that is saved from one life sentence should not be facing the next because of poor choices made by humans. 

Our referral list is free of charge. We have the right to deny any applications to our referral list.