Video Length: 11 minutes, 30 seconds
Fostering a shy dog can be an extremely rewarding experience; however, often foster families can become frustrated while fostering a shy dog.This frustration can often stem from a lack of understanding how best to handle and interact with a shy dog to help them feel comfortable within the home and begin to bond with the foster family.To help start a foster family of a shy dog get off on the right foot, or paw, this short video aims to provide helpful tips and procedures for bringing your shy foster dog to your house for the very first time.
Dogs Out Loud, located in Austin, Texas, provides training and education programs for dogs, handlers and adopters that aim to increase the dogs' adoptability, enhance the dog-human relationship, and improve the reputation of medium to large breed shelter dogs. Their vision is to demonstrate that behavior rehabilitation programs are a safe, effective and reasonable means to saving dogs dying or deteriorating at shelters for resource-intensive behavior problems. To learn more about Dogs Out Loud, visit their webpage here.