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!

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National No Housework Day

National No Housework Day

Celebrate National No Housework Day with Animals Looking for an excuse to put the mop down?  Well, here it is. Today is all about forgetting the chores you normally spend hours doing, and rather spending your time doing something fun instead.  We suggest putting aside the dishes, and celebrating the chore-free day with animals! This national day was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy at Wellcat.com.  They are the creators of more than seventy copyrighted “holidays”, including this one!  They decided to make this a “no trash, no dishes, no making of beds or washing of laundry” day- with no […]

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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.

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National Ferret Day

National Ferret Day

National Ferret Day is April 2nd Today is National Ferret Day- a day dedicated to the smart and sprightly animal that many call their companion.  Did you know, male ferrets are called Hobs, female ferrets are called Jills, and their offspring are called Kits?  Get this- the whole clan of ferrets is called a Business! Ferret lovers have been officially celebrating this day since 2014 when Carol Roche of New York and the American Ferret Association created this national holiday.  So whether you have a Hob, Jill, Kit, or a whole Business of ferrets, let’s celebrate these fun creatures today! […]

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National Take A Walk In The Park Day

National Take A Walk In The Park Day

National Take A Walk In The Park Day Today is National Take a Walk in the Park Day!  This holiday was created to encourage people to get out and to get active while enjoying the beauty of nature.  Walking is one of the most underrated forms of exercise, and is actually a great way to help you reach fitness goals and stay healthy.  What a perfect excuse to take your dog for a walk!  Bring your dog along with you for some company and to give your dog some well-deserved exercise. Get Involved It’s always fun to try a new […]

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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

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