Tails Humane Society is excited to announce the relaunch of our animal assisted activities program, Pawsitive Tails. We are currently seeking exceptional dogs of every breed, age and size to train alongside their owners to become a certified volunteer team in this rewarding program.
Animal assisted activities programs such as Pawsitive Tails are designed to provide opportunities for improving the quality of life for clients through controlled interactions with specially trained dogs and their handlers. Positive interactions with pets have long been shown to have health benefits including stress reduction, lowered blood pressure and an increased sense of general well-being. Simply petting an animal can trigger a release of the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine which can elevate mood and have lasting positive effects.
The training course and certification testing will be available through Tails Humane Society and taught by Crystal Dollinger, CCBT, CPDT-KA, Professional Trainer and Canine Behavior Specialist at Tails. For dogs and handlers who do not have experience or would like to use the course as a refresher. Dogs and handlers with previous animal assisted activities experience or training are welcome to test into the program. Training and certification testing will be held at the Tails Training Center, 2270 Barber Greene Road.
Our next course will be starting soon! For more information on the Pawsitive Tails Program or to sign up for the certification test or course, please contact the Program Coordinator, Leah Enderle, at email@example.com or 815-758-2457 ext. 117.
Barks, Boots and Brews
Join us for the Barks, Boots and Brews party on Sunday, October 13 from 2:30-6:30 at Two Brothers Roundhouse (205 N Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505)! Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun with great drinks, exciting prize raffles, a 50/50 raffle and very special musical guests, Thirsty Boots Band acoustic and Back Country Roads. Proceeds from each ticket sold will benefit the animals at both City of Aurora IL Animal Care and Control and Tails Humane Society. Each $35 ticket includes admission to the show and one free drink! Hurry, tickets are limited and this event will sell out fast! To purchase tickets for Barks, Boots and Brews, please click here.
Last updated 09/04/19