Episode 12 – Tina Hoskins, Director of TNR

Episode 12 – Tina Hoskins, Director of TNR

Tina Hoskins is the Director of TNR operations for the rescue organization Dallas Pets Alive, located in Dallas, Texas. Even though she is new to animal rescue, Tina has had amazing results with her TNR efforts on the Katy Trail which is an abandoned railroad track that had once divided the downtown Dallas core.  The Katy trail is now a popular, active path that runs through the Uptown and Oak Lawn areas of Dallas, Texas, following the path of the old Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad and has long been a home to several growing community cat colonies. Tina has spearheaded the TNR […]
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Episode 11 – Steve Rhode, Pilot.dog

Episode 11 – Steve Rhode, Pilot.dog

Steve founded a non-profit organization to help people find a path through their financial troubles and solutions for debt problems. He has done a lot of television and radio appearances as a consumer debt expert on FOX, CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, and local stations well as creating his own radio show. Steve is now an investigative reporter and journalist that specializes in covering consumer debt and the debt relief world and a regular animal rescue pilot through his organization, pilot.dog. Steve tells us how he got started in animal rescue and his pilot experience. To learn more you can visit […]
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Episode 10 – Stacy LeBaron, Community Cats Podcast

Episode 10 – Stacy LeBaron, Community Cats Podcast

Stacy has over 20 years of experience in animal rescue and in working with Community Cats. An expert in her field, Stacy is a current member of the Shelter Medicine Committee at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Advisor to the Massachusetts Animal Coalition, Vice President of the Board for PAWSitive Pantry in Vermont, and committee member for HubCats Chelsea. She is also a current member of the development committee for World Animal Protection and so much more! In this episode she tells us how she got her start in animal rescue, how her podcast came about […]
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Top tips for creating an adoptive animal profile

Top tips for creating an adoptive animal profile

Let’s face it.  It’s hard to create compelling profiles on sites like Petfinder or Adopt-a-pet for animals that need to be adopted.  And depending on the volume of profiles you’re looking to create, you may find yourself cutting corners and skimping on the details in order to get done faster. We know we don’t have to tell you how important getting these profiles done right is so we’re not going to lecture you but rather give you our tips and tricks for how to create profiles that grab attention and feature your adoptees properly. I oughta be in pictures – Ok […]
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Episode 9 – Nanette Martin, Shelter Me Photography

Episode 9 – Nanette Martin, Shelter Me Photography

In this episode we talk with Nanette Martin who is the Executive Director, Co-Founder and Lead Photographer of Shelter Me Photography. Nanette left a successful editorial photography career after witnessing how effective her images were in finding homes for some of the lost animals of Katrina. She has photographed close to 10,000 homeless animals close to 80 shelters across the country. Nanette began teaching shelter photography workshops to animal welfare workers and volunteers to improve the lighting and shooting skills of those who capture intake and adoption pictures. Nanette shares her experiences through 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and how to get […]
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