To help keep dogs in their homes and out of shelters, Dog-Harmony Inc. is offering a low-cost day of seminars June 16 to help owners understand and train their pets. The morning seminars, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will cover topics such as “how to talk dog,” fear at the vet’s office, and what […]
Dog-Harmony, an education-focused nonprofit dog rescue in Santa Rosa Beach, recently announced the acquisition of its new location at 237 Market Street, and now, it’s set to host an open house on May 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. for the community to check out the new space. “We’re thrilled about the new space, but […]
Every five years an estimated 6.12 million pets find themselves re-homed, and more than 40 percent of the owners say it’s due to behavior issues, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. What could have solved those issues? Positive-reinforcement training. Unfortunately, training can be costly. But, Dog-Harmony, a nonprofit rescue […]
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.—Calling all dog lovers! Dog-Harmony, a dog rescue and education organization in Santa Rosa Beach, announced that it will host a kids’ camp, called Kids & Canines, on March 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. to teach children how to interact with dogs, both in the home and out, and what a […]
Dog-Harmony offers community humane education courses featuring group training classes. Nancy Bown, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and Dog-Harmony’s founder, leads these courses at Dog-Harmony Headquarters, 3906 U.S. Highway 98 W, Unit 34, Santa Rosa Beach. For more information about the individual classes, visit Dog-Harmony’s events page. To sign up for one of […]
By: Savannah Vasquez (Destin.com) Nancy Bown said the mission of her non-profit, Dog-Harmony, is simple: Dog plus human equals family. When she started the dog rescue, training and educational program five years ago, she said she never expected it to grow as quickly as it has. Now she said she has to limit the amount […]
As we travel around the country, having conversations with shelters and rescues about the “pit bull” dogs in their care, we find that there are always a few big a-ha! moments that help people understand that all dogs are individuals
The holidays are a popular time to bring a new dog into your home. They make a wonderful family addition and bring many years of love and fun. Adopting a dog is also a big decision and requires planning and research. Selecting a new pet can also be a very emotional event. Cute puppies with […]
Fostering dogs is an integral part of animal rescue. Not only does it help the foster dog learn the proper skills and behavior to be successfully adopted, it also allows more dogs to be saved. The need for foster parents is apparent as it seems that any shelter or rescue can always accept more foster homes. […]
If you are a dog lover, this will put a smile on your face and a lump in your throat. This sweet 16 year old rescue dog … last one known alive from the 911 Rescue/Recover mission at Ground Zero … get’s the day of her life in NYC. Enjoy. Every. Minute. Watch here:
Thinking about adopting a pit bull? Congratulations!
You will save a life. 2.7 million dogs are euthanized in shelters each year.