Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 41 – Foothills Animal Shelter

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 41 – Foothills Animal Shelter

The Foothills Animal Shelter was founded in 1976 as the Jefferson Animal Shelter. Being an open admission shelter, they care for more than 12,000 animals annually. The FAS values honesty and integrity in all that they do, Stewardship, Positive Culture, Openness, and Team-Oriented are what this shelter values most. The staff and volunteer’s mission is to provide support to surrounding communities through education, services that strengthen the human-pet bond, and humane care for the animals they serve. Website: https://foothillsanimalshelter.org/

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National Stuffing Day

National Stuffing Day

Today is November 21st, also known as National Stuffing Day! The first mention of stuffing was actually in the Roman cookbook, Apicius De Re Coquinaria, and now, National Stuffing Day is observed annually. Traditional Thanksgiving stuffing is made with dried bread, onions, celery, seasonings, spices, and herbs. Many people also put meat or giblets from animals into the mixture as well. Stuffing received its name due to the fact that the ingredients are often stuffed into an animal or other foods, like turkey, chicken, or pork. While most people think of stuffing as the food associated with Thanksgiving Day, there […]

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Episode 118 – Shannon Glenn

Episode 118 – Shannon Glenn

Shannon is passionate about helping people and animals & keeping pets with their families. She has a background in fundraising, community outreach and policy creation which help her to grow and continue helping those who need it most. My Pit Bull Is Family (MPBIF) focuses on providing resources to families in Minneapolis to ensure they can keep their pets instead of surrendering due to housing options. Their focus is to end housing and insurance discrimination for all dogs regardless of what they look like. Website: https://www.mypitbullisfamily.org/

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National Take A Hike Day

National Take A Hike Day

  The holidays are sneaking up quickly, and on November 17th, get ready to hit the trails to get some exercise before all of the holiday sweets and treats are around! Bring your dog with you to join in on the activity and to keep you company on the trails.   Is My Dog Ready To Hike With Me? There are many factors to consider before taking your dog on a hike with you. One important thing to think about is if your dog has good leash manners. While on a trail, you need to make sure that your dog […]

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 40 – New Hampshire SPCA Shelter

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 40 – New Hampshire SPCA Shelter

The New Hampshire SPCA is a community resource bringing animals and people together. They provide adoption, education, investigation and sheltering services in a professional and compassionate way. The staff and volunteers work tirelessly to provide the best possible care for the animals they take in as well as providing educational programs for the people of their community. This shelter’s Adoption Center receives nearly 2,500 unwanted, neglected or abused animals from the region each year. They provide each one with a warm bed, medical care, nutritious food and the time it takes to place them in a new loving home. Email: […]

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