Episode 3 – Fierce Hearts Wildlife Rehabilitation

Episode 3 – Fierce Hearts Wildlife Rehabilitation

In this episode we talk with Cassandra who is a licensed animal wildlife rehabilitator.  Cassandra shares her story about her start in wildlife rehabilitation and discusses how rewarding it is to save animals.  Cassandra also explains how to get started as a rehabilitator so you too can save animals.  You can learn more about Fierce Hearts Wildlife Rehabilitation by visiting them on their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/fiercehearts/

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Episode 2 – Where to Start as a new animal rescue transport volunteer

Episode 2 – Where to Start as a new animal rescue transport volunteer

In this episode we continue our chat with Jessica Mueller who is a seasoned animal rescue relay transport coordinator.  Jessica discusses how simple it is to get started in rescue relay transport and what you need to know to get going.  She shares her experiences and tips and tricks to get you going quickly.  You can learn more about RACE4RAN on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RACE4Ran/

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Valuing your Inventory

Valuing your Inventory

How much is your house worth?  Or perhaps your car?  While you may not have an exact number, you probably have a pretty good ballpark figure that you could rattle off.  But now think about how much that dog you are adopting out is worth.  Do you know?  How much money has been put into him/her? Cost of goods sold is a term that is used in businesses of all shapes and sizes.  From the small town  bakery on the corner, to Fortune 100 companies, the term helps calculate how much profit you made on a particular sale of inventory and […]

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Episode 1 – What is Rescue Relay Transport

Episode 1 – What is Rescue Relay Transport

In this podcast, we talk with Jessica Mueller about what animal rescue relay transport is.  Jessica is an experienced transporter with R.A.C.E. 4 Ran and she shares her story about how she got into animal rescue transport and continued to gain experience.  Jessica is now one of the foremost rescue relay transport coordinators in the industry and has a wealth of information to share.  You can learn more about RACE4RAN on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RACE4Ran/

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Hotel for dogs?  6 things you need to know

Hotel for dogs? 6 things you need to know

Are you hosting a dog overnight that is on an animal rescue relay transport?  It is an amazing thing you are doing and rescue transport coordinators are always looking for overnight fosters to give the animals a place to crash until the next morning.  Here’s a few things to keep in mind though so your guests and you can enjoy their stay.   1) Play keep away It’s often tempting when you’re hosting a rescue animal to introduce them to your own family pets.  But for sure this is a bad idea.  Remember that animals on a rescue relay transport […]

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What It Means to be an Animal Rescue Professional

What It Means to be an Animal Rescue Professional

As you would guess from our organization title, we have an opinion and perspective on what it means to be someone that is called a professional in the world of animal rescue and we’re happy to share it. Please know though, that our goal is to start a conversation and not to pass judgment. We welcome YOUR perspective on the subject so please talk back to us. Here’s our take to get the conversation started: At ARPA we believe that there are 4 criteria that differentiate whether someone can be called an Animal Rescue Professional or not. In our opinion, […]

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