Surrendering your Shiba

Surrendering your pet can be one of the most difficult decisions to make as a pet owner.

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Shibas also go through a behavioral “growth spurt” and social changes during adolescence (5 months to 2 years of age).  These mood & behavioral changes can become compounded if you do not spay or neuter your pet.  Owners who do not get professional training of any kind during a dog’s puppyhood and adolescence are more likely to struggle.  Regrettably, many dog owners throw in the towel before their dog reaches maturity and never know what a great dog they were destined to be.

Did you know, of the millions of dogs surrendered to shelters every year

  • 85% are surrendered for behavioral issues
  • 75% of those dogs are between the ages of 6 months and 2 years
  • 96% of dogs that end up in shelters have NEVER had any type of professional obedience training!!!