I'm lucky enough to be surrounded by an amazing tribe who shares my deep passion for animals, advocates for their…Read more.
Breed Misconceptions That We've Heard at Ayres... Pit Bulls. Hound dogs. Chihuahuas. What do these and many other well-known breeds…Read more.
Myth: We consider dogs brought to us to have been “dumped” by their former owners.
Shelter-Myth-Busters : Ayres Edition Myth: We consider dogs brought to us to have been "dumped" by their former owners. Imagine,…Read more.
Myth: You can’t teach old dogs new tricks.
Shelter-Myth-Busters : Ayres Edition Myth: "You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks." Most of us have used this well-worn,…Read more.
Myth: Dog Kennels Are Like Jail Cells
Shelter-Myth-Busters : Ayres Edition Myth: "Dog kennels are like jail cells." We've all heard our share of disheartening comments about…Read more.
Obesity Is A Serious Topic!
Obesity is a serious topic. We all know the myriad of ill effects it can cause in humans. But when…Read more.
A Dog’s Wisdom
When I first began volunteering at Ayres back in early 2017, I imagined that a shelter buddy was essentially a…Read more.
March: Poison Prevention Awareness Month
March is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month! We'd all like to believe that our house is the safest of "safe…Read more.