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Dog-Harmony, Inc

Dog-Harmony is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity established in 2015 and dedicated to reducing the shelter dog population through ongoing humane education. Founded by professional dog trainer Nancy Bown, CPDT-KA, our non-profit works to build positive relationships between canines and humans – preventing dogs from becoming homeless in the first place.


Learn more about Dog-Harmony's mission to reduce shelter dog populations through humane education, community outreach and training.


Donations to Dog-Harmony directly support our mission to reduce shelter dog populations. Read more to see how you can support us today.


Dog-Harmony Lifestyle is a premium content platform designed to connect new and seasoned owners with valuable resources and education.


Get a quick burst of doggie knowledge from our founder, Nancy Bown (CPDT-KA) with the Dog-Harmony PUPcast. It's like zoomies for your ears.

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 What's New in Lifestyle:

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Nina Ottosson and the Origin of Pet Puzzle Games

Nina Ottosson jokingly waved to the hundreds of people roving around the Global Pet Expo, like she was Miss Universe.

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Therapy Dogs: Mental Health & Furry Snuggles

It’s no secret that dogs can bring you immense joy. They can provide snuggles on what would have been an empty couch while you binge-watch Netflix. They can be your running partner when you’re training for a marathon. They can be your best friend. But did you know they can help teach children… Read This Article

a photograph of a pitbull mixed breed pulling on a leash

Reducing Leash Reactivity: The Engage-Disengage Game

Sound familiar? The four “F”s of fear: Many dogs struggle to stay relaxed when they see another dog, a person, or a specific environmental stimulus, and end up reacting with an intense stress response. Stress responses can be categorized into fight such as barking, lunging), flight (such as… Read This Article

 Latest Podcast Episodes:

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 Dog-Harmony Therapy

Learn more about what it takes to become a therapy team, how Dog-Harmony therapy teams give back to the community, and the steps needed to become a therapy team. A therapy team, is a partnership between a human and an animal that are dedicated to giving back to the community through various animal assisted therapy activities such as visiting hospitals, rehabilitation facilities or schools.

 Meet Our Dogs:

Dog-Harmony Dublin


Dublin came to Dog-Harmony from another shelter due to overcrowding.

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Dog-Harmony Mercy


Mercy was picked up as a stray by animal control. The shelter called Dog-Harmony to pull Mercy because she was not adjusting to shelter life well.

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Dog-Harmony Finn


Finn came from another shelter along with Chloe. He was very shy at first and would not let anyone touch him. Janie Schmidt-Harris, a Dog-Harmony volunteer, and her husband decided to foster Finn about a month after their wedding. Finn absolutely completed our little family. He's been with us… Read More