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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 19th is National Let’s Laugh Day! Let’s be honest, laughter should be a part of EVERYDAY, not just something we celebrate once a year. Laughing has been proven to decrease stress and release endorphins- the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. Who doesn’t want to laugh and be happy all the time? Research has shown that we typically laugh more when we are with our friends and family, rather than by ourselves. Because we treat animals like companions or friends, it only makes sense that we laugh with them too! Take today as a special opportunity to laugh and spend some […]
Hear from animal relocation expert, Karen Walsh, as she describes her journey in animal welfare. What began as a love for animals has evolved into a career focused on reducing overpopulation and increasing the quality of life for animals through developing and implementing best transport practices. Learn how to manage transport programs, develop staying power in the animal welfare industry and grow your career in animal welfare.