Dr. Pizano is a 1994 Cornell vet school grad and has spent her career in shelter medicine, operations and now large scale transformation. Dr. Pizano draws from her experience as a veterinarian and shelter leader in both private shelters and as a public shelter director. As one colleague stated, ‘Dr. Pizano leaves a wake of life-saving behind her and is devoted to helping animal welfare advocates collaborate’.
Canine Commandos is a service-learning program within the schools and is celebrating 15 years this year and has done amazing work to help animals find adoption into their forever home and the students who participate in her program. Virginia shares with us her dedication to not only the animals but the children in her program as well. They work with shelters across the county to help train the animals and increase their chances for adoption.
Laura Coffey is the best-selling author of “My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts,” a book that celebrates the joys of giving homeless senior dogs a second chance. With gorgeous photographs and happy tales of old dogs learning new tricks, “My Old Dog” shows that adopting a senior can be even more rewarding than choosing a younger dog. We also encourage you to check out The Grey Muzzle Organization.
Kate Cote talks to us today about her past and how cats have helped her overcome stuttering as a child. She’s had 16 cats over her lifetime and each one holds a special place. Kate started Fur Love Comfort Cats over 20 years ago and enjoys bringing peace and purrs to each new client they visit
Davyd joins us today to talk about how he got started in animal rescue 15 years ago and where he focuses his time today. He is one of the founders of No-Kill Colorado (NKC) where he served on the board and helped develop relationships with National leaders of the no-kill movement. He talks to us about the annual “Just One Day” and the “100 Dog” campaign and what they mean to the local communities and to the state of Colorado. 2017: Shelters Under 90% 2017: Colorado Organization Save Rates 2017: Save Rates in Major Colorado Cities
Dog bites, either on humans or other animals can have scary and heavy financial consequences. Deborah Turner has developed canine liability insurance that covers not only dog bites, but many situations from – scaring people, tripping them or pushing them over, running in front of a car resulting in an accident and dog-on-dog or other animals. The Canine Liability Policy can be purchased at www.dogbitequote.com in 15 minutes or less.
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