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Dr. Emily Weiss

ID Them… And Meet Your Goal!

Dr. Emily Weiss discusses how ID tagging now can save time and resources later—and offers some tips to ensure collars and tags get on all animals.

Runners, Fences, DOAs and the Butterfly Effect (sort of)

What could the jogging boom of the 1970s possibly have to do with decreased intake of dogs in today’s shelters? Dr. Emily Weiss ponders the possibilities of cause and effect—and yes, butterflies.

Custom Built Dogs

Dr. Emily Weiss shows how you can train shelter dogs—or not!—in an effort to offer adopters the pet of their dreams.

Getting Ahead of the Trend

Dr. Emily Weiss digs into data that uncovers the number one reason for re-homing in one population—and asks how you are addressing it at your agency.

That Fish Got Personality!

Dr. Emily Weiss connects the dots between shy salmon and the dogs and cats in our shelters, and ponders how and why behavior traits in any species can change.

Dogs Don’t Touch You By Accident

Dr. Emily Weiss revisits a classic post in which she encourages us to observe how dogs interact with each other and with us. Understanding what they're trying to say can help save lives in the shelter.

Her Name Is Diva

A dog who can trash everything that isn’t nailed down with her exuberance and joy? Not necessarily a bad thing! Dr. Emily Weiss continues the discussion on the importance of setting expectations in terms of a pet’s behavior.

Poop Happens

What kind of an impact are we making with pre-adoption behavior counseling? Dr. Emily Weiss shares some food (and stats!) for thought.

Gary Loves to Nest

Dr. Emily Weiss revisits this classic post from 2 years ago in which she shares a simple stress buster for the kitties in your care.

Read This If You Want to Reduce Intake

Dr. Emily Weiss suggests an important shift that focuses on keeping pets with their people.