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Biggest problems in animal rescue - 4) Competition vs. Collaboration
National Splurge Day - Today, June 18th
Episode 81 - Stephanie Jackson
What to do if you see an animal in a car on a hot day?
Animal Shelter of the Week - Episode 9 - Furkids in Georgia
It's time to Evaluate your Life - Today is Evaluate your Life day
Episode 89 - Janine Duffy
December 14 - National Lost & Found Day
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 17 - Taysia Blue Rescue in Nebraska
Happy heart hugs day- June 28
Episode 48 - Aubrie Kavanaugh
A dog's sense of smell is reduced by up to 40%
Episode 78 - Joellen Anderson
Import rescue animals into your state or save what’s local? What's your take?
Episode 82 - Bonnie Harlan
Episode 17 - Jessica, Kelsey, Ginger and Monica, Transport Coordinators
Episode 20 - Shaun Sears, Canopy Cat Rescue
Kinkajous, Have The Ability To Rotate Their Feet, Can Run Equally as Fast Forwards and Backwards.
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Episode 50 - Carole Feeny
International Black Cat Awareness Month
Episode 30 - Dena Mangiamele, Animal Shelter and Forensic Veterinarian
Episode 46 - Tom Quigley
Episode 51 - Lorien Clemens
Horses drink how much water a day?
Female cats tend to be right pawed, while male cats are more often left pawed
Capuchin Monkeys Do What?!?!
Fascinating facts about Lynx
National Foster Care Day
Episode 100 - Nicole Meadowcroft
Pit Bulls are More Than Their Stereotypes
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: No-kill is a universal term in animal rescue
Episode 83 - Dalia Salah
Share your why to get more people involved in animal rescue
Episode 56 - Megan Moon
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 2 - Native America Humane Society in Minnesota
Episode 21 - Toria Waldron, Equine Medical Director
Episode 7 - Homeopathy and Homeopathic Remedies
Episode 42 - Brigitte Thompson
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 19 - Connecticut Humane Society in Connecticut
International Bath Day
Unlocking the cage on animal experimentation
National No Dirty Dishes Day
Episode 98 - Ellie Laks
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues are professionally trained
Episode 68 - Kathy McGuire
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 5 - PawsCo in Colorado
Episode 8 - Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)
Effective fundraising for animal rescues
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 4 - Lucky 7 Dog Rescue in Wisconsin
Hotel for dogs? 6 things you need to know
Episode 39 - Gerda Silver
Yes I am howling at the moon. Why aren't you? It's national howl at the moon day!
Episode 90 - Dr. Matt Goetz
National Rescue Dog Day
Episode 22 - India Le Marinel, Hope for the Animals
Episode 65 - Dr. Sara Pizano
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 22 - One Tail At A Time in Illinois
Top tips for creating an adoptive animal profile
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues get paid for saving animals
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 5 - Arizona Animal Welfare League in Arizona
Episode 31 - Jeanine Foucher, Pet Net Washington
National Ferret Day
4 creative ways to fund your animal rescue
In addition to October black cat month, today is black cat day!
“Man’s Best Friend”: The Privileges of Speciesism
Family history month - What’s your family history? What about your pups?
Rats Create How Many Relatives In 18 Months?
Black Cat Appreciation Day
Episode 9 - Nanette Martin, Shelter Me Photography
To Petfinder or not to Petfinder
Episode 43 - Lynn Molnar
Episode 66 - Patty Giarrusso
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 8 - W-Underdogs in Georgia
Episode 23 - Erica Bishaf, PetGotchaDay
Episode 64 - Virginia Hamilton
December 15 - Cat Herders' Day
Assistance dogs – We at ARPA salute you on Assistance Dog Day
National Waterpark Day
National Smile Day
Episode 92 - Gnat & Corky
Episode 37 - Kathy Pobloskie
Animal Shelter of the Week - Episode 8 - Central Missouri Humane Society in Missouri
Animal Shelter of the Week - Episode 13 - Somerset Regional Animal Shelter in New Jersey
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues are profitable
Episode 93 - Dr. Nellie Goetz
Episode 10 - Stacy LeBaron, Community Cats Podcast
Episode 24 - Melissa Tedrowe, Wisconsin State Director, The HSUS
Episode 96 - Melanie Scherer
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 2 - Dubuque Regional Humane Society in Iowa
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 6 - Yaqui Animal Rescue & Sanctuary in Texas
Turritopsis nutricula Immortal jellyfish is the only species known to live forever.
National Sea-Monkey Day
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 23 - West Feliciana Animal Humane Society in Louisiana
Rescue myth vs. fact: Animal rescues do not spay or neuter their animals before adoption
Kid Friendly Tips for Meeting Pets
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: 501(c)(3) is the "Gold Standard" in animal rescue
Horse hooves are made from the same protein that comprises human hair and fingernails.
Today is a 2 fur – work like a dog & friendship day!
Should Animals be Used to Ensure Capital Punishment is Humane?
Episode 18 - Part 2 with Jessica, Kelsey, Ginger and Monica, Transport Coordinators
December 21: Celebrate National Underdog Day
Episode 94 - Karen Eckert
Episode 32 - Michael Schneider, Pilots to the Rescue
Do you know how to measure a horses height?
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 24 - Burlington Animal Services
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Rescued animals are free
Episode 77 - Cait Daly
Yes that’s right, another day for cats. It’s International Cat Day
Episode 99 - Dr. Sara Pizano
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Pet store animals come from animal rescue groups
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 23 - Pet Angels Rescue in Oklahoma
Devil’s Advocate: The Case for Biomedical Testing
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 4 - Animal Care Sanctuary in Pennsylvania
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 13 - Animal Allies Rescue Foundation in Maryland
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 6 - Heartland Animal Shelter in Illinois
National Pet Day
Episode 33 - Angie Embree
November 9th, 2018 is Chaos Never Dies Day
National Different Colored Eyes Day
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Humane societies are no-kill
Episode 75 - Lindsey Wolko
All clownfish are born male - some turn female to enable mating
April is Heartworm Awareness Month
Episode 97 - Lakshman Molleti
November 12 - Fancy Rat and Mouse Day
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues have facilities to house the animals.
Episode 38 - Kim George
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 3 - Wildthunder W.A.R.S in Iowa
Episode 40 - Christine Exley
We don’t feel like letting you know today is National Lazy Day…but we will.
Rescue Transport in 5 Easy Steps
Episode 19 - Arielle Wait, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
Episode 25 - Dr. Lynne Swanson, Safe Harbor Farm K9 Rescue & Rehabilitation Center
Episode 95 - Kristen Hassen-Auerbach
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 9 - Canine Commitment in New Hampshire
National Camera Day
National No Housework Day
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues save only dogs and cats
National Hamburger Day
Things to Remember When Transporting Animals
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescue people are crazy
Largest Rat-Free Populated Area
Episode 34 - Sean Downey
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 3 - Homeward Pet Adoption Center in Washington
Episode 103 - Sterling "TrapKing" Davis
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Anyone can call themselves a humane society
National Let's Laugh Day
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 14 - Lake City Humane Society in Florida
May is Photo Month – Show us your favorite animal rescue photo!
National Running Day
National I Forgot Day - July 2
Animal Shelter of the week - Episode 10 - Fort Collins Cat Rescue in Colorado
Episode 62 - Kate Cote
National French Fry Day
Episode 1 - What is Rescue Relay Transport
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: If you want a purebred, go to a breeder
National check the chip day and keep your pet safe
Episode 52 - Eileen Smulson
Ways to Help Your Local Shelter
April 23 is Lost Dog Awareness Day
International Kissing Day - Pucker up buttercup
Researching Pound Animals - Being sold to research labs?
National Take A Walk In The Park Day
Episode 2 - Where to Start as a new animal rescue transport volunteer
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 1 - Lucky Dog Rescue in Arizona
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 10 - Hearts Alive Village in Nevada
Episode 3 - Fierce Hearts Wildlife Rehabilitation
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 20 - Wolf Point Pound Puppies
May is National Military Appreciation Month
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 26 - Connecticut Cat Connection in Connecticut
Episode 49 - Denise Fleck
National Dog Mom's Day
Cow Appreciation Day - Eat mor Chikn
Episode 57 - Steve Shank
Toucans Curl Into Little Balls When They Sleep
April 27 is Hairball Awareness Day
The Truth About Heartworm Part 1
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal Shelters are funded by the government.
Look! Up in the sky! It’s Aviation Day!
Episode 101 - Jessica Hiltner
National Pet Fire Safety Day
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 16 - Happy Tails Dog Rescue in Florida
Get out and enjoy Great Outdoors month with your pet
Animal Shelter of the week - Episode 11 - Fayette Regional Humane Society in Ohio
Episode 11 - Steve Rhode, Pilot.dog
April is poetry month - so how about some dog poetry?
Your pet is thankful she has a home as unfortunately, many do not.
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 26 – Clear Creek Cat Rescue in Alaska
The Truth About Heartworm Part 2
Why do YOU Rescue?
National Guinea Pig Appreciation Day
Episode 69 - Paweenudh Suanpan
Episode 45 - Diane Rose-Solomon
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 18 - Oregon Humane Society in Oregon
National Mutt Day
Nation Gorgeous Grandma Day - We love you Grandma
It’s time for your annual check-up. Not you, your cat!
Episode 87 - Amber Freiwald
May 1st is Purebred Dog Day - Can you guess how many local animal shelter dogs are purebreds?
Episode 60 - Debbie Turner
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 20 - Chico Animal Shelter in California
How do you escape the confines and rules of animal rescue?
National Wine Day
National Chocolate Ice Cream & Doughnut Day
Celebrate National Earth Day By Helping Animals!
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 24 – Pet FBI in Ohio
Episode 26 - Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund
Woof woof. It’s MY day - National Dog Day
Episode 53 - Amy Burkert
Spinal cord injuries - a dog named Gil
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 25 – Humane Society of Western Montana
Today is a global movement called "One Voice Day"
How to Find a Reputable Animal Rescue
Episode 12 - Tina Hoskins, Director of TNR
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 1 - Adams County Humane Society in Wisconsin
Episode 67 - Julianne Zimmer
Episode 36 - Mike McCarthy
Best breeds of dog to have if you have allergies
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 21 - Animal Shelter, Inc in Massachusetts
Losing your pet is akin to losing your child – your grief is real
Episode 86 - Kristen Cardoza
National talk in an elevator day - Face forward. Look up. No talking.
National Lost Dogs Awareness Day
What if you could not fail?
Today is National No Pants Day - Celebrate your dog, cat and other furry friends because they deserve it!
Episode 70 - Kelly Duer
National Friendship Day
5 Helpful Tips When Flying Animals on a Transport
Simple rules to teach kids about animals
Episode 27 - Part 2, Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund
Episode 54 - Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton
It's National Cuddle up Day - Which furry friend are you cuddled with?
National Selfie Day
Ready to travel with an animal?
Episode 84 - Karen Walsh
Episode 41 - Antoinette Rodriguez
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Rescue Relay transport isn't effective
Episode 91 - Julie Brommer
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 27 – Rockingham County Animal Shelter in North Carolina
National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day
National Save the Eagles day - Will you join us in making a difference?
National Call Your Doctor Day
Episode 85 - Sarah Dunsmore
Affordable Ways to Enrich Your Animals
Episode 28 - Peter Wallerstein, Marine Animal Rescue
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Rescue transport only happens by car
Rescue myth vs. fact: Animal rescues are licensed and rated
National dress up your pet day is here - Time for cat hats!
6 Tips to be Successful at Coordinating Transports
Episode 55 - Alan Rosenberg
December 8 - Pretend to be a time traveler day
National Creamsicle Day
Episode 13 - Jenny Vandermeer, Founder and President of R.A.V.E. Rescue
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 14 - Second City Canine Rescue in Illinois
Flying Tree Snakes Can Soar As Far As 330 Feet
Donate a day's wages to charity day - May 9
Episode 61 - Davyd Smith
Tiger Stripe Patterns Are As Unique As A Human Fingerprint
Today is a day to celebrate; ginger cats have changed the world!
What is PACFA?
National I Love Horses Day
Episode 14 - Uttam Kafle, Animal Nepal
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues do not have a physical facility
What It Means to be an Animal Rescue Professional
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues are regulated by the government
Episode 58 - Mike Fry
In just seven years, a single pair of cats and their offspring could produce a staggering total of 420,000 kittens.
National Take Your Dog To Work Day
National Watermelon Day & National Disc Golf Day
Episode 104 - Julia Grosz
The 5 ‘W’s of No Paws on Ground
Dogs Are Not Colorblind
Episode 15 - Alecia Torres, Shelter Director
Horse Rescue Day is today May 16th. What can you do to help?
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal Rescues, rescue animals from animal shelters
National Wildlife Day - Slow down; give a squirrel a break today!
National Best Friends Day
National Aviation Day
Episode 59 - Jo Lynn Kelley
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 7 - Midwest Animal ResQ in Missouri
Episode 71 - Adriana Bradley
It's national hugging day! - Do dogs or cats give the best hugs?
National Wild Koala Day
Foster Home Not Up To Your Standards? Here's what to do.
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescue is a female dominated industry
Don’t mind us, we’re just running late today. Like everyone else.
National Kids and Pets Day
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 18 - Live Love Animal Rescue
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 19 - Catahoula Rescue
Episode 35 - David Meyer
June 20 - American Eagle Day
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues focus only on specific breeds
National Work Like A Dog Day
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 15 - One Tail at a Time PDX in Oregon
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues obtain their animals from breeders
Episode 73 - Ramon Castellanos
How to answer your cat's questions on national answer your cat's questions day!
Episode 4 - The Animal-Human Bond
Like you need an excuse to hug your hound
June 22 - Take your dog to work day
Drawing the Line: Biomedical vs Cosmetic Testing on Animals
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 11 - Laura's Hope Rescue in Pennsylvania
Episode 102 - Sarah Chiles
Animal Shelter of the Week - Episode 7 - The Marshmallow Foundation in Minnesota
Accentuate the positive - National Positive Thinking Day
National Towel Day is today, May 25
What it Means to be a Non-profit
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 25 – Furry Friends Foster and Rescue in Connecticut
November 16,2018 - International Day for Tolerance
Horses ARE NOT Colorblind
National Hammock Day
Episode 63 - Laura Coffey
Valuing your Inventory
Time to snuggle in with your cats for happy cat month
Today is World Animal Day, how will you celebrate?
Biggest problems in animal rescue - 1) Lack of structure & organization
Say something nice day
Laws are Changing to Help Animals
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 21 - Little Woof Small Dog
Animal Shelter of the Week - Episode 12 - Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) in Maryland
Episode 5 - Massage, Reiki and Mind-Body Healing for Animals
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Rescue Relay transport isn't effective
November 22,2018 - National go for a ride day
International Golden Retriever Day is today, February 3!
Arrgh matey. Today is talk like a pirate day!
Episode 74 - Bonney Brown
Episode 88 - Tammi Armstrong
Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips
Biggest problems in animal rescue: 2) recurring funding
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 17 - Allen County SPCA in Indiana
Hartebeest evade predators by running in zigzag patterns.
National Drive-Thru Day
How to Find Good Foster Homes
National hug your cat day
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 15 - Wayward Whiskers in Texas
Episode 29 - Leslie Poole, Pet FBI
Episode 72 - Jamie Migdal
Episode 47 - Beth Frank
Our pets are our family. Celebrate them on family day
Episode 79 - Artur Sousa
Episode 16 - Megan Senatori, Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims (SAAV)
Rescue myth vs. fact: Animals are property with limited to no legal rights
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 12 - FUR BAE in Washington
Best friends day - June 8
Biggest problems in Animal Rescue - 3) Attracting & Retaining volunteers
Episode 76 - Jim Crosby
There’s no such thing as a stupid question
Cosmetic Testing on Animals – When Will America See the Light?
November - National Peanut Butter Lovers' Month
Episode 80 - Kristen Tullo
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 16 - Franklin County Animal Rescue in Vermont
Episode 44 - Elaine Nash
Meet The Turkish Van "The Swimming Cat"
National CBD Day
Episode 6 - Generation Wags
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 22 - Peaceful Animal Adoption Shelter in Oklahoma
National Fresh Breath Day