Behavior Department


It’s true we’re an animal shelter, but we’re also so much more!

The Behavior Department works to help all pets be at their best.
​We don’t just want animals to GET good homes,
​we want them to STAY in their homes.

Here’s how we do it:

Academic Partnerships



The Reading Corner - Articles About Cats & Dogs


6 Common Dog Training Mistakes
– Karen Shaw Becker, DVM, NMD

Boost Your Dog IQ – Camille Ward, PhD
From Bark Magazine, Sept/Oct 2012 issue

Know the Signs – Tips to tell if your dog could pose a risk or liability?

Feeding Guidelines – Tips and suggestions

HAWS Behavior Department

Saving Lives, Giving Hope…

and Caring for Our Community’s Pets and their People

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General donations help us provide shelter 24/7 365 for lost, abandoned, unwanted or stray companion pets.
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