Heading to my forever home

Hello again! Here we are at week 10 of the training session with Sally. Her trainer said Sally has been absolutely wonderful. She continued to show signs of how smart she can be throughout the training exercises, and has most certainly continued to be as sweet and lovable as she could possibly be. She is super friendly around the other dogs at Jenkins and has been a sweetheart to all of the inmates in the SCG training program…Getting lots of love and attention from EVERYONE and Sally has loved every minute of it!

Sally’s trainer is going to miss her amazing spirit and energy she gives. Enjoy sweet, sweet Sally.

Goofy Girl

Here it is! Week 9, the infamous swap week during the training session. Sally has gone above and beyond on her training exercises with her swap week trainer, and everyone has enjoyed being around this sweet, special gal.

Sally is a wonderful, loving dog who loves the attention and affection that is given to her on any occasion for any reason. She loves having fun and being silly, too! Her swap week trainer says that she was an utter joy to work with and always does well on her training exercises, and loves being a goofball during her regular daily activities.

Most importantly, Sally has continued to be worthy of having a second chance, as all of these dogs are. She has been a perfect example of what this program stands for and provides - a second chance for those who want and deserve another shot at life itself.

Her swap week trainer hopes you will enjoy all the love and affection that she has given them, because there is a lot of that in store for you!

Wonderful Miss Sally

Hello again! We have made it into Week 8 of the training session, and Sally has been absolutely wonderful throughout the entire program. Sally has made such a positive impact on every person in the program and continues to be an amazing example of the success this program produces - and that everyone, whether they have two, three or four legs, deserves a second chance!

Sally has been very responsive to the training exercises, as soon as she started on the basic commands. She's even learned some extras that go along very well with her unique personality. Sally has been a sweet, loving dog that will always have an impact on her trainer's life, giving us a sure signal that any situation can transform into a positive outcome, no matter what's in the past. 

Shower Sally with Love

Welcome back Sally fans! We are already in week 7! Can you believe it? Sally has been absolutely wonderful to work with. She has become one of the few that captures everyone’s attention. Sally is a real lovable girl and truly enjoys relaxing while getting showered with attention and love. Her trainers are sure that Sally will give to you, the joy and love that she has given to them. She’s definitely a keeper.

Sally has went above and beyond with her training at Second Chance Greyhounds Academy; learning all the basic commands and a list of extras that include: shake, spin, paws-up,speak, kisses and back-up. On to her Master’s Degree after graduation!

Belly Scratches for Days

Sally’s past week here has gone very well! She continues to do well with all of her commands and the extras, too. Sally has a great personality and is friendly with EVERYONE she meets! Whether she meets a new person in the dorm, in the hallway, or on the way to the dog run, she is always game for a little petting and affection. Her trainer always encourages her to interact with people by asking them to pet her.

With only four more weeks to go in her training session, her trainer plans to continue reinforcing all of her commands as well as working on a few more extras. Sally has become a great fan of having her belly scratched while she is on her bed. She will roll over on her back when you ask if she wants her belly scratched! She might be a liiiiittle bit spoiled ;). But her trainer knows something else for sure: she is going to make a great addition to your family!

Absolute Sweetheart!

Going into week five and Sally has been absolutely wonderful to work with! Sally started out as a fast learner and she has not slowed down yet! Her trainer continues to go through the basic commands with Sally and also the extras that are unique to her super sweet personality(spin, speak, shake, paws-up). She knows her commands with verbal cues and hand signals. The skies the limit with what this girl can learn.

Sally is very smart, well behaved and loves all the attention the trainers give her. She is a wonderful dog that gives 100 percent during training exercises. Sally is a loving dog that will keep you smiling…

A Cutie Ahead of the Curve

The one month mark has arrived and Sally is breezing right through the program here like no other greyhound her trainer has ever seen! He asks her all the time, “have you been here before?” She just looks at him with her ears flopped forward like she can really understand him.

He honestly believes sometimes that she can understand what he is saying to her. During the past week, they worked on reinforcing all of her basic commands and leash walking, all of which she excels at already. They also worked on a few extras such as bow, spin and shake. Sally has learned these with her amazing signature quickness!

Well, only six more weeks and Sally will be home with YOU! One of her favorite treats is a Kong with peanut butter and kibble in it. But she pretty much likes any and all types of treats! So whatever you have on hand is a good bet ;).

Wow! Just Wow!

WOW! Is the only word Sally’s inmate trainer can think of to describe this past week.  He says that she masters every command with ease.  During the weekly Show-N-Tell where they gauge the dogs progress Sally scored all 10s except for one 8 on “let’s go.” He says that Sally is the smartest dog he’s had the opportunity to work with.  She also has a great personality and loves attention.  

In the coming week, Sally’s inmate trainer plans to work with her on “leave-it” which she has yet to master.   It’s early yet, so he’s not worried about Sally’s ability to pick this one up.  

Sweet Sally

Sally’s second week has gone well. She has already learned to sit as well as heel, and is already showing herself to be an obedient leash walker.

She has also been working on stay, here and bed, in all of which she has demonstrated proficiency and progress. Sally is a very smart girl and is so eager to learn! She has great kennel manners and rarely makes a sound. Her trainer introduced her to a few toys this week, and after the initial shock of hearing them squeak, she started to play and romp around with them.

That is just one of the cool things about working with and training these dogs. The moment they figure out they can play with this fluffy, squeaky toy is one of the things that makes it so worthwhile. Her trainer says he looks forward to the remaining 8 weeks and watching Sally learn, play and excel in the program.

Brindle Beauty

Sally is busy taking in all the sights, sounds and smells at her new home.  She seems to be very smart and a fast learner.  Sally is already learning the “wait” command when coming out of her kennel and doing very well leash walking.  Sally has a great appetite and enjoys getting extra treats for a job well done. 

Sally is a sweet, beautiful brindle girl that loves to be petted and loved on.  Her trainer is looking forward to watching Sally blossom during the next 9 weeks.  Until next week…