About the Second Chance Program
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We know that some dogs require specialised care and training to find a good match. We are investing publicly donated funds in training for dogs that need more guidance and life skills. These dogs may not have learned socially acceptable behaviours. Every one of these dogs is different. They may have problems with reacting in an appropriate way to other dogs or people, food or toy resource guarding, or lack of confidence in new situations. They may be used to getting what they want by demanding it, and may need extra help to learn how to get what they need by offering behaviours that are more appropriate. We aim to match these dogs with prospective adopters who are experienced owners, and can carry on their training journey. If you have the knowledge, experience and passion to rescue a second chance dog, call 416-338-7297 (PAWS).