6 Tips to be Successful at Coordinating Transports

6 Tips to be Successful at Coordinating Transports

We know that animal transport is a hot topic in animal rescue.  So here’s 6 must know tips if you want to be successful at coordinating transports: 1) Know the rules Many volunteers love the idea of transporting animals to safety and they are quick to sign-up to help not realizing that like many other things in our society, there are rules, and laws that have to be followed in order to avoid fines.  These rules are designed to keep the animals and the volunteers safe and exist at both the federal and state levels.  From a federal perspective, the […]
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Affordable Ways to Enrich Your Animals

Affordable Ways to Enrich Your Animals

A lot of times we may not realize how the environment our pets are in affect them. It is important to be mindful of ways to improve and enhance the quality or value of our pets lives. Just like us, our pets can find some environments stressful and this is the same for animals in shelters. To make our pets more calm and at ease there are things you can do to enrich them with opportunities and activities at no cost.   In the shelter, this can make dogs and cats more adoptable and our pets at home will be […]
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5 Helpful Tips When Flying Animals on a Transport

5 Helpful Tips When Flying Animals on a Transport

Humans have always had a fascination with flying and aviation.  So when it comes to transporting rescues to safety on an animal rescue relay transport, there’s no more safe, and efficient way to get the animals to where they are going than to fly them.   But there are a few things that you should do and remember when you’re planning to fly animals.  Whether you are a pilot or a four-wheeler meeting up with the plane, being prepared for the “3rd dimension” is important to ensure the flight goes off without a hitch.  Here are five helpful tips to […]
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What if you could not fail?

What if you could not fail?

“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.” -Maya Angelou Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Her research has focused on why people succeed and how to foster success and her best selling book is called Mindset.  It has a simple premise and if you look at […]
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How to Find a Reputable Animal Rescue

How to Find a Reputable Animal Rescue

What factors determine a reputable animal rescue for both adoption and/or surrender of a pet? Terri Tinsley founded Arf’s German Shepherd Rescue in March 2002; but that was just the beginning. “Her big mission was to get rescues and shelters to play well together and she really [made] that…happen.” Among her many contributions to the animal rescue world was the creation and maintenance of the Wisconsin Dog Rescue website and email listserv, which assisted in “establish[ing] screening rules for rescue groups and foster[ed] better communication between shelters and rescues.” Many say her system was, “the finest in the United States.” In […]
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