Frequently Asked Questions
What are the Most Common Dog Behavioral Problems?
Dogs that misbehave may be getting mixed message, or the wrong message, from their owners. Here are the top 10 ways in which dog lovers inadvertently encourage their dogs to misbehave- with advice from the experts at Cornell University College of...
How Can I Resolve a Dog Barking Problem?
It's normal and natural for dogs to bark. But when barking happens a lot, or goes on for a long time, it can be annoying and upsetting for your neighbors. If you're out a lot or you're just used to the noise, you might not realize just how bad it is.
What Should I Expect When I Have Children and Dogs?
Children lack knowledge and expertise to interact safely with dogs, adults must ensure children and dogs interact well with each other.
What Should I Know about Dog Bites?
More than 4 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year. When a dog bites, everyone pays. Dog bite victims suffer painful and disfiguring injuries. Dog owners suffer legal and liability consequence. Insurance companies pay millions in medical...
How Can I House Train My Puppy?
Proper house training of a puppy or adult dog is essential if he is to be a welcome member of the family. Fortunately dogs have instincts that make it easy to teach them proper habits if we are consistent and patient with them. Because dogs are de...
How Can I Report a Lost or Found Animal?
Follow these steps to report a lost or found animal.
What Do I Need to Know about Licensing My Dog?
It's required by law for all dogs in Saginaw County to license their dogs. You have until March 1st of each year to renew your dog's license. Failure to do so could result in a citation. Dog owners can purchase dog license at Saginaw Animal Center...
What Can I Do about Wild Animals?
Wild animals contribute to our enjoyment of nature and outdoor recreation, but they can also damage property, agriculture, natural resources, threaten human health and safely.
How Can I Apply to be a Volunteer?
The generous support of the volunteer force has made this possible. Volunteers provide care for our homeless animals from walking dogs, playing, giving extra love, to matching a family.