Fascinating facts about Lynx

Fascinating facts about Lynx

These beautiful creatures can detect a mouse from a distance of 250 feet! They are carnivores and usually hunt small mammals, such as snowshoe hares, mice, squirrels, and birds – some that are larger in size often hunt bigger animals, such as deer. They find prey by sight and sound as they are not as swift or powerful a runner as some of their feline relatives. The males are competitive in their search for a mate. Females do not build nests, they prefer a natural, concealed lair such as under a rocky ledge, a hollow tree or beneath dense undergrowth […]
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Animal Shelter of the Week – Episode 12 – Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) in Maryland

Animal Shelter of the Week – Episode 12 – Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) in Maryland

The Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter, located in Baltimore City, Maryland is saving more than 90% of the animals brought to their shelter. That wasn’t always the case, more than 10 years ago 98% of the animals in their care were being euthanized. That didn’t happen overnight and neither would getting to over saving 90% of their animals. Listen in to hear about their amazing transformation and how they were able to engage their community to help save more animals. They pride themselves on always innovating and finding ways to not only help the animals but the community as […]
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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 12 – Laura’s Hope Rescue

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 12 – Laura’s Hope Rescue

Laura’s Hope Rescue in Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania was launched in 2009 after Grace was volunteering for another organization and found herself questioning the way animal rescue was working in her community. She wanted to make a bigger impact by doing things a bit differently. Knowing she might face some criticism, she was ready to branch out on her own and help animals the best way she knew how. Over the course of 10 years, she has run into some challenges but she’s found a way to overcome them to save more than 1,300 dogs. Grace has built wonderful relationships with […]
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Episode 87 – Amber Freiwald

Episode 87 – Amber Freiwald

Amber Freiwald earned her Marketing and Sociology degree from Tulane University. She has worked with several organizations in various roles & joined Maddies Fund in 2013 as a research contractor. It was there that she found her passion and drive for helping animals, joining their team 1 year later as a full-time employee. Amber works on all things MPA (Maddies Pet Assistant) and she’s extremely proud of what she’s been able to accomplish and looks forward to the future and what it holds. More great things to come from Maddies Fund…stay tuned! Rachael
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Episode 86 – Kristen Cardoza

Episode 86 – Kristen Cardoza

Kristen Cardoza talks with us about a program that is changing the lives of dogs and their owners in Northern Virginia. NOVA Pets Alive’s community pack walk program, ResQ Crew, is helping reactive dogs and their owners one pack walk at a time. Welcoming all dogs and their owners, ResQ Crew has created a safe and fun environment for working on socialization, exploring local parks, and building community. Rachael
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Animal Shelter of the week – Episode 11 – Fayette Regional Humane Society in Ohio

Animal Shelter of the week – Episode 11 – Fayette Regional Humane Society in Ohio

Fayette Regional Humane Society is located in Washington Court House, OH. They were founded 40 years ago with just 1 part-time Humane Office to help the entire county. Since then, they’ve been able to grow their programs and not only help the companion animals but farm animals as well. They continue to focus on not only the animals but also the community and the people who live there. They’ve gone from neutering 10 cats per week to performing over 1,500 surgeries per year – now that’s growth! To learn more, visit their website today! http://cast.rocks/hosting/13917/EP11-SHELTER—Fayette-Regional-Humane-Society.mp3 Rachael
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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 11 – Hearts Alive Village

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 11 – Hearts Alive Village

Hearts Alive Village in Las Vegas, NV understands and values the powerful connection between people and pets. By providing a safer, happier life for animals, they are helping the people in their community as well. Through a variety of owner support programs, they strive to keep pets in their homes whenever possible by providing food, veterinary care, training assistance, support, and more. Hearts Alive Village works with low income, Veterans, seniors, the homeless, and children, to provide access to services, find the perfect family, and to inspire the next generation to take action. They rely entirely on the support of […]
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Episode 85 – Sarah Dunsmore

Episode 85 – Sarah Dunsmore

Sarah Dunsmore with CDE Animal Cages aim to connect shelters and rescue groups with enclosures that are designed with the goal of comfort and security for healthy animals and ease of use for the humans that take care of them.  Open air enclosures with various portalized options have proved not only to reduce euthanasia rates, but make for more adoptions and healthier and happier animals.  We want to let as many rescues and shelters know about these benefits as we can, in hopes that we can play a small part in the great work that is being done in the […]
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Animal Shelter of the week – Episode 10 – Fort Collins Cat Rescue in Colorado

Animal Shelter of the week – Episode 10 – Fort Collins Cat Rescue in Colorado

The Fort Collins Cat Rescue and Spay/Neuter Clinic has unique challenges as they serve both urban and rural communities. Sarah shares with us the history and growth of the organization starting with just 2 volunteers 12 years ago to now having a staff of over 35 people. They focus on not only helping the pets in their community but also the people with community focused programs, such as Community Cats, Pet Food Assistance, a Spay/Neuter Clinic and their latest program which is dedicated to Pet Behavior. To learn more about Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter clinic, check out their […]
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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 10 – Wayward Whiskers

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 10 – Wayward Whiskers

Wayward Whiskers is not your typical rescue, meaning that they actually have a shelter for their cats as they wait for their forever home. Sherry and her team are passionate about special needs cats and FIV+ cats. They have amazing partnerships in and around their community that they rely on including the wonderful support from their community. Sherry works with the PetSmart at Westover Hills, showcasing her cats and kittens that are up for adoption. Listen in to learn more about FIV+ cats and how Sherry is helping make a difference, one cat at a time! http://cast.rocks/hosting/13917/EP10-RESCUE—Wayward-Whiskers.mp3   To learn […]
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