New Puppy Class starts October 15th

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Free Lecture on April 6th: How to Achieve Natural Obedience

Free Lecture on April 6th: How to Achieve Natural Obedience

During this free lecture we will discuss how to tap into your dog's natural drives in order to train him in a connected and holistic manner. Whether your dog has tons of prey-drive or play-drive, we want to capture the natural flow of their energy in order to train him in a way that is positive and fun.


Ales for Tails 2016

Leah Twitchell

Tags Adoption, donation, Getting Involved, Giving Back

Ales for Tails 2016

We are very excited to be a vendor at Ales for Tails this year! Please support the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland by attending this dog-friendly beer festival. Join us on October 8th from 2-5pm at Thompson's Point for locally-brewed beers, food truck delicacies, socializing with humans and partaking in activities with canine friends. Each admission includes tasting tickets for the brewer booths. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome (and encouraged!) to attend at no additional cost. All money raised will directly support the 4,000+ homeless and displaced animals the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland cares for every year. Get...


Spotlight on Volunteers: Kath Holland and Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County

Leah Twitchell

Tags Getting Involved, Giving Back, paying it forward, Volunteers

This week is National Volunteer Week, and in honor of this we have started a series called "Spotlight on Volunteers." To kick off the series, I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend and fellow New Ventures graduate, Kath Holland. Kath is an animal lover and landscape designer who lives in Warren, Maine. Her business is Blue Newt Landscape Designs, which provides design, coaching, and fine gardening services throughout the Midcoast area. She specializes in sustainable design and land care practices that are safe for you, your family and your pets.  Me: Where do you volunteer and how long have you been there? Kath:...


It's all about the Dogs

Leah Twitchell

Tags Adoption, donation, Giving Back, paying it forward

The heart of this business is our connection to dogs. Not just our own dogs, or even our customers' dogs, but dogs everywhere. To celebrate our launch, the first inventory that went off our of shelves went straight to our local animal shelter, the Coastal Humane Society.   If you are thinking about making an addition to your fur-family, please consider visiting your local animal shelter. A dog like this could be waiting for you: