This past Friday we had a Dog Reading Group - Halloween themed! If you would like to have your kids, aged 5 to 12, read to the Lend A Paw dogs become a New Leash On Life volunteer - apply here.
Current U.S. presidential debates have temporarily set our country ablaze and left citizens two very opposite and unique candidates to choose from this November election. Meanwhile, in the doggy world, another debate continues amongst dog lovers: purebred or mutt?
You may have heard people casually comment that “purebreds have more health problems,” or that mutts “are unpredictable.” Data presented in 2015 by The Institute of Canine Biology sought to put an end to the arguments by providing statistics and research on this very subject.
Sunday July 31st, 2016
UPDATE: As of 7/30/16, New Leash On Life Rescue Foundation has returned to its facility and is back to business as usual.
Saturday July 23rd, 2016
New Leash On Life Rescue Foundation evacuated their 13 acre facility on Placerita Cyn Rd on Saturday by mandatory order of the LA County FD.
When you choose to shop at Amazonsmile.com, it may not seem like you are making a difference; the website looks the same as Amazon.com. However, by choosing New Leash On Life in Newhall, CA as the charitable organization, AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to us. It is a win-win! Check out our dog wish list and load your cart with a few items for our dogs, too!
It’s that time of year again in Southern California: rattlesnake season! Dog owners are well aware of the dangers when hiking with their dogs, but it’s still very common to come across off-leash dogs on hiking trails regardless of leash laws and posted snake warnings. If you or someone you meet on a trail has experienced the unfortunate situation of a dog being bitten by a rattlesnake, there are important and crucial steps you can take to ensure the dog survives.
DOG TRAINING, SANTA CLARITA
"Dog training (people training) was Awesome. We learned so much and the techniques are working....THANKS !!" Darlene S. August 25, 2015
Training Tip of the Month
When introducing your dog to a new dog, there are several points to be aware of. One of which is to educate yourself in doggy body language. Having the ability to read your and another dog’s body signals is key in ensuring both dogs are comfortable with the introduction, which can prevent scuffles from occurring.
Be aware of each dog's body posture
Training Tip of the Month
Understand How Your Dog Learns
One of the most frequent complaints of pet parents is that their dogs “just won’t listen.” But put yourself in your dog’s shoes for a moment. If someone was constantly chattering away in a foreign language that you’d never heard before, how long would you pay attention? Probably not for very long—because you simply wouldn’t be able to understand what the foreign speaker was trying to communicate.
The 4th of July and the days immediately following are historically the busiest days of the year for U.S. shelters, but a bit of preparation before our nation’s birthday is key to preventing lost pets. Paying heed to these six preventive tips can help you keep your dogs and cats safe and sound this holiday: