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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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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Episode 8 – Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)

Episode 8 – Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)

Lynn Olenik talks with us about what it is like to be an executive director of an animal shelter. She gives insight into the operations of the Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS), how she got to her position as executive director, what skills, training, and talents are needed to manage a shelter and how you can get involved with your local shelter. To learn more about HAWS you can visit their website, https://hawspets.org/ Check out this episode!
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Episode 7 – Homeopathy and Homeopathic Remedies

Episode 7 – Homeopathy and Homeopathic Remedies

We talked with Dr. Jody Bearman who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BS in Bacteriology and from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine with a DVM. Dr. Jody tells us how she switched from traditional western medicine to homeopathy, what homeopathic remedies animal rescue professionals should have on hand, how can people incorporate homeopathic practices at home with their pets and much more! To learn more about Dr. Jody and her practice you can go here, www.anshenvet.com Check out this episode!
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Episode 6 – Generation Wags

Episode 6 – Generation Wags

In this episode, we talk with Debby Hartten, Founder of Generation Wags, a program of ReLove Animals, Inc. Debby tells us about the diverse issues contributing to pet homelessness and other pet related topics in our society today. She talks about how the journey started, programs initiated through Generation Wags and how you can help. You can learn more about Generation Wags on their website at http://www.generationwags.com/ Check out this episode!
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Episode 4 – The Animal-Human Bond

Episode 4 – The Animal-Human Bond

In this episode we talk with Kim Kelly who is a medical anthropologist working as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Human Ecology. Kim shares her story about her start in medical anthropology and discusses her focus on the animal-human bond. Kim also explains the studies she and others in the field are looking at and what she finds interesting about her research. Check out this episode!
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Episode 3 – Fierce Hearts Wildlife Rehabilitation

Episode 3 – Fierce Hearts Wildlife Rehabilitation

In this episode we talk with Cassandra who is a licensed animal wildlife rehabilitator.  Cassandra shares her story about her start in wildlife rehabilitation and discusses how rewarding it is to save animals.  Cassandra also explains how to get started as a rehabilitator so you too can save animals.  You can learn more about Fierce Hearts Wildlife Rehabilitation by visiting them on their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/fiercehearts/
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Episode 2 – Where to Start as a new animal rescue transport volunteer

Episode 2 – Where to Start as a new animal rescue transport volunteer

In this episode we continue our chat with Jessica Mueller who is a seasoned animal rescue relay transport coordinator.  Jessica discusses how simple it is to get started in rescue relay transport and what you need to know to get going.  She shares her experiences and tips and tricks to get you going quickly.  You can learn more about RACE4RAN on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RACE4Ran/
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