Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 55 – Jackson Friends of the Animal Shelter

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 55 – Jackson Friends of the Animal Shelter

Jackson Friends of the Animal Shelter is a non-profit 501(c)(3) all-volunteer animal welfare group that works in tandem with the City of Jackson (Mississippi) Animal Shelter to find permanent loving homes for the adoption animals, to enhance the quality of life for the shelter animals and to provide spay/neuter services. It’s a group of volunteers who help the critters and was organized in 1995 to help the City of Jackson build a new city animal shelter. The group worked with former mayor Harvey Johnson and city leaders for years to develop the plan. The old building was located on Jefferson […]

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 54 – Forest County Humane Society

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 54 – Forest County Humane Society

Forest County Humane Society has been in existence for 25 years. Their mission continues to be the “Shelter from the Storm” a safe haven for companion animals, providing food, medical care, and human tenderness. To continue to enrich the lives of animals, families, and communities through adoption services, education, and by always taking a firm stand against animal cruelty. They try to give every dog training in basic obedience so that when they are placed in a home they will have basic manners that will make it easier on the dog and adopters. They work hard to give every dog […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 53 – Hope Fur Paws Rescue

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 53 – Hope Fur Paws Rescue

Hope Fur Paws Rescue is a new 501c3 nonprofit animal rescue. In their first year, they have adopted out over 60 dogs and 30 cats. They rely on donations to get everyone spayed, neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, treat any ailments, and put these furbabies on heartworm prevention. They find loving homes through Petfinder, Facebook, and our website. Their mission is to help as many animals as we can feel what love is. Watching them go to their fur-ever homes is the best reward! Website: http://hopefurpawsrescue.org/

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 53 – Stone County Humane Society

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 53 – Stone County Humane Society

The Stone County Humane Society (SCHS) was started by a group of newcomers to Mountain View, Arkansas, Stone County in 1999. This rural area had no leash laws or spay and neuter requirements for animals, so the county was overrun with unwanted, neglected dogs and cats. This group formed with the goal of building a shelter someday and to educate the community on animal care and spay neuter. Website: https://www.schspets.org/ Facebook: https://facebook.com/StoneCountyHumaneSociety Email: schs@yelcot.net “Welcome to the ARPA Animal Shelter of the Week podcast where we introduce you to incredible organizations around the country that are focused on helping animals.  […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 52 – 2DaRescue

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 52 – 2DaRescue

2DaRescue is an all-breed 501c3 dog rescue dedicated to saving the lives of dogs suffering in the county shelters, streets, as well as those surrendered by their owners prior to being brought to the shelter. Aside from rescuing dogs, they rehabilitate them medically and behaviourally. Dogs are carefully checked by their vets and provide them with everything they need to be successfully placed into an appropriate home. Website: http://2darescue.org/

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 52 – Humane Society of Independence County

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 52 – Humane Society of Independence County

The Humane Society of Independence County in Batesville Arkansas is a growing shelter looking to make a difference in their community. Their goal is to rescue and provide a safe shelter for abandoned, abused, homeless, and unwanted dogs and cats within the county; and also secure loving, stable homes for them. A community goal is to reduce the unwanted pet population by encouraging the spaying and neutering of all dogs and cats through education and awareness. Website: https://www.hsicshelter.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HumaneSocietyofIndependenceCounty/ “Welcome to the ARPA Animal Shelter of the week podcast where we introduce you to incredible organizations around the country […]

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