Episode 32 – Michael Schneider, Pilots to the Rescue

Episode 32 – Michael Schneider, Pilots to the Rescue

In 2014, friends Michael Schneider & Brian Orter embarked on their first rescue mission. A litter of abandoned “ditch” puppies, a Chihuahua and some mutts from North Carolina were slated to be euthanized. Springing into action, Michael and Brian rose to the occasion and volunteered their piloting skills for the last leg delivering 10 dogs so they could be adopted by loving homes.  Less than a year later, with the powerful life curriculum taught at Landmark, Michael’s dream of combining his love of aviation and rescuing animals turned into a reality. In less than 48 hours, Michael enrolled those closest […]
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Episode 31 – Jeanine Foucher, Pet Net Washington

Episode 31 – Jeanine Foucher, Pet Net Washington

Jeanine Foucher is the Executive Director of Pet Net Washington, a family foundation in Seattle. In her role as ED, she provides leadership, vision and strategic direction to fulfill the foundation’s mission of ending the euthanasia of adoptable animals and reducing animal overpopulation in Washington State. For the past twenty years, Jeanine has been involved in philanthropy as a fundraiser, project manager, event producer, and most recently, a grant maker, she is committed to achieving philanthropic and programmatic goals. Jeanine has been committed to seeing all animals treated with compassion and promoting pet adoption as a wonderful way to add to your […]
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Episode 30 – Dena Mangiamele, Animal Shelter and Forensic Veterinarian

Episode 30 – Dena Mangiamele, Animal Shelter and Forensic Veterinarian

Dr. Dena Mangiamele, is an animal shelter and forensic veterinarian in addition to being a Best Selling Author on Amazon. She received her degree in veterinary medicine from the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine, earned her Master’s in Preventive Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis and she was selected as a Preventive Medicine Resident with the California Department of Health Services and a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science which she received from National University. She became the Chief Veterinarian for the City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Regulation, and was awarded Shelter Veterinarian of the Year […]
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Episode 29 – Leslie Poole, Pet FBI

Episode 29 – Leslie Poole, Pet FBI

On this episode, we talk with Leslie Poole, the Executive Director for Pet FBI, a non-profit organization that reunites lost pets with their owners. Pet FBI was one of the first web-based lost and found pet databases. Originally serving its home state of Ohio, Pet FBI currently serves the entire United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Leslie joined Pet FBI in May of 2017 when Maresa Fanelli, Pet FBI’s founder and executive director retired. Prior to joining Pet FBI, Leslie worked for several nonprofits providing leadership in operations, fund development, communications, and marketing. Being executive director of Pet […]
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