on-site visits

Video From Ingo: Pocha Models Crate Behavior For Guillermina

In this video from Mendoza, Ingo talks about the philosophy behind the container training process and how Pocha shows Guillermina how it’s done. The video is in Spanish, but has English subtitles. Just click the little [CC] button at the bottom of the video....

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Mendoza Update: Pocha and Her Crate

Trish sent along this video from Mendoza of Pocha spending time in her crate, seemingly quite relaxed and enjoying a snack. Pocha goes into the transport crate easily and appears to feel safe and secure. The crate is open here and she can back out if she wants, at any…...

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Mendoza Update: Pocha and Guillermina’s Progress

  As we mentioned in the live video yesterday, we wanted to share updated information on Pocha and Guillermina in Mendoza. Trish and Ingo traveled to Argentina and, after a period of quarantine, were able to go to the ecoparque. Their intention was to assess Pocha and Guillermina’s comfort with…...

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April, 2018 Visit to Pelusa: Part IV

April, 2018 Visit to Pelusa: Part IV  Although we want people to see Pelusa as more than her external appearance, we also need to make sure that there is an understanding of the urgency in regards to her foot care. Her medical care upon arrival to sanctuary will be extensive…...

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April, 2018 Visit to Pelusa: Part III

April, 2018 Visit to Pelusa: Part III From Suz, at the La Plata Zoo in Argentina, with Pelusa— “Kat asked me to start doing regular social media posts for you all, so I wanted to start with first impressions – I came into this having seen many of the same…...

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April, 2018 Visit to Pelusa: Part II

April, 2018 Visit to Pelusa: Part II.  As we mentioned in our post yesterday, Pelusa’s health had declined since our last visit in December. So our first task was to watch her routine and see what we could do to help improve her condition. The reality is, she’s fairly picky,…...

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