Dogs like pumpkin too!

It starts showing up on grocery store shelves and coffee shops in early September. You are either giddy with excitement, disinterested, or completely grossed out.  Tis the season for all things pumpkin. Latte, coffee, tea, muffins, cupcakes,...

Why fostering is great for dogs

Sometimes a potential adopter will contact CHN and ask to “see our dogs.” It’s understandable; there are certainly rescues and shelters that are full of homeless pups waiting for their forever families. However, our physical building is ideally a temporary respite for...

Fostering dogs: The kids’ perspective

CHN is a foster-based organization, which means that most of our dogs are placed in foster homes while awaiting adoption. We do have a physical shelter to house dogs, and while it is a safe place to land for pups who have no home, space is limited. Ultimately the goal...

Saying goodbye to summer

As the dog days of summer come to a close, let’s look back on the past few months, and look ahead to what’s planned for the fall. There’s never a quiet day at CHN; there are always dogs who need homes!  Geeking out on stats  Since June 1st of this...

Why does my dog do that?

Dogs, like people, can be quirky. If you’ve ever wondered why your dog behaves in a way that seems odd, you’re not alone.   Welcome to the first edition of Why Does My Dog Do That? ! Disclaimer: The writer of this blog and the volunteers and staff at...