Episode 104 – Julia Grosz

Episode 104 – Julia Grosz

Julia Grosz founded Cat Hustler as a means to teach cat volunteers everywhere how to write more compelling copy and improve their adoptions through social media. Since its founding in 2016, she’s worked with shelters and rescues from DC to Anchorage, AK on developing more effective techniques for marketing adoptable cats. She currently hosts free webinars on these techniques and speaks at conferences. She also visits shelters around the Mid­Atlantic to troubleshoot cats that can’t seem to catch an adopter’s eye. Rachael
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 26 – Connecticut Cat Connection in Connecticut

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 26 – Connecticut Cat Connection in Connecticut

Connecticut Cat Connection estimates that on average they helping over 500 cats each year with the help of their volunteers. This is a tremendous success, however, it comes with much effort and with high financial costs, including high medical expenses associated with a no-kill policy. In 2015, they moved to their new adoption center, which gives them hope to expand in the future and will allow them to keep growing and helping more animals and to better support their community. Listen and learn what their future holds and see how you can help! To learn more about Connecticut Cat Connection, […]
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Episode 103 – Sterling “TrapKing” Davis

Episode 103 – Sterling “TrapKing” Davis

The founder of TrapKing in Atlanta, GA is Sterling Davis, a well-traveled Veteran who loves to entertain people with his music & enjoys interacting with all people. He’s always had a soft spot for all animals but there is just something special about cats and the way he connects with them. The work he’s doing to not only save the lives of cats but to educate the public about spay/neutering and overpopulation is incredible and we hope you’ll tune in to hear his story and be as inspired as we were! Rachael
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Episode 102 – Sarah Chiles

Episode 102 – Sarah Chiles

Sarah Chiles proves that it’s never too late to find your passion. She started by volunteering for a local organization and received a phone call to join what she describes as her “dream team”. The Fredericksburg SPCA has 200-300 active foster homes in their program at any given time. Listen in to learn more about Sarah and how she found her passion and how they are able to find/keep active foster homes in their program. Rachael
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Episode 101 – Jessica Hiltner

Episode 101 – Jessica Hiltner

Jessica Hiltner is the founder of Real Dog Moms of Chicago and they have been doing amazing work in their local community. Partnering with animal rescues and shelters to raise money and help animals in need – raising a total of over $100,000 in just 18 months! They are focused on building community relationships with local businesses who have similar missions. Their hope one day is to open a senior dog sanctuary – tune in to see how you can help support their efforts today!   Rachael
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 24 – Burlington Animal Services

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 24 – Burlington Animal Services

Burlington Animal Services is committed to ensuring the health, safety and, welfare of people and pets in their community through their commitment to public service, active enforcement of state and local laws, providing humane animal care, promoting responsible pet ownership and addressing pet overpopulation in Alamance County.  The staff has done an amazing job of expanding their foster program, improving their isolation and quarantine protocols, and increasing spay and neuter compliance of the community. To learn more about them & see when their new building will be opening check out their website or follow them on Facebook today! Rachael
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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 23 – Pet Angels Rescue in Oklahoma

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 23 – Pet Angels Rescue in Oklahoma

Pet Angels Rescue in Guthrie, Oklahoma is making a difference in as many lives as possible. They have placed thousands of dogs, hundreds of cats, a few birds, bunnies, ferrets, chinchillas, and fully grown potbelly pigs. The community and volunteers at Pet Angels Rescue make things possible and they are always taking in new volunteers to help more and more animals find furever homes. They are dedicated to the sheltering and placement of animals and public education of animal care and dedicated to bringing people and animals together to enrich each others lives. Can you believe the transformation that Fin […]
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Episode 100 – Nicole Meadowcroft

Episode 100 – Nicole Meadowcroft

Nicole Meadowcroft with Custom Canines Service Dog Academy is a nonprofit organization located in Madison WI that raises, trains, and places service dogs with disabled individuals at no cost to the recipient. Their program is unique in that their dream is kept alive entirely by volunteers, and graciously accepts the expertise and support of countless individuals. Custom Canines is proud to serve a variety of disabled individuals, including those with mobility issues, veterans and civilians who suffer from PTSD, visually impaired individuals, and those with autism. Rachael
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Episode 99 – Dr. Sara Pizano

Episode 99 – Dr. Sara Pizano

Dr. Pizano draws from her experience as a veterinarian and shelter leader in both private shelters and as a public shelter director. As one colleague stated, ‘Dr. Pizano leaves a wake of life-saving behind her and is devoted to helping animal welfare advocates collaborate’. Dr. Pizano’s book, The Best Practice Playbook for Animal Shelters is now available on Amazon. Rachael
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 23 – West Feliciana Animal Humane Society in Louisiana

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 23 – West Feliciana Animal Humane Society in Louisiana

West Feliciana Animal Humane Society in Louisiana has a unique working partnership with the Sheriff’s Department, the parish government and the Animal Shelter. They work together towards one common goal – saving lives & building relationships. The team at WFAHS provides a safe, healthy and caring environment for all animals in their care & their adoption rate is over 93%! Without the help of everyone in their community, they wouldn’t be able to do what they do. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets for the annual “Wags & Whiskers Gala” on July 27th, 2019 – Purchase your tickets here! Make […]
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