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Biggest problems in animal rescue - 4) Competition vs. Collaboration
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 28 – Hot Springs Village Animal Welfare League in Arkansas
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
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 33 - Pug Pals Rescue
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?
Episode 105 - Rory Adams
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 - Jody Bearman
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
Episode 106 - Betsy McFarland
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues are professionally trained
Lions Can Run How Fast?!
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 31 - Friends of Rowlett Animals
Episode 68 - Kathy McGuire
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 5 - PawsCo in Colorado
The Killer Whale (also known as Orca) is actually a type of dolphin.
Episode 8 - Lynn Olenik
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
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 29 – Third Coast Animal Rescue in Alabama
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
Sea turtles live to be how old?
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
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 29 – Maui Humane Society in Hawaii
Family history month - What’s your family history? What about your pups?
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 30 – Saving Grace Animal Adoption in North Carolina
Rats Create How Many Relatives In 18 Months?
Black Cat Appreciation Day
Episode 9 - Nanette Martin
To Petfinder or not to Petfinder
Episode 43 - Lynn Molnar
Episode 109 - Sarah Lauch
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
Animal Fact: Marine Iguanas
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
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
Puppy Mill Awareness Day
Save Your Pet’s Photos On Save Your Photos Day!
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
National Pet Memorial Day
National Feral Cat Day
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Rescued animals are free
Episode 77 - Cait Daly
National Inner Beauty Day
Yes that’s right, another day for cats. It’s International Cat Day
Episode 99 - Dr. Sara Pizano
Hooray! It’s National Taco Day!
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Pet store animals come from animal rescue groups
Episode 107 - Mandy & Jody
Episode 108 - Lisa Lunghofer
National Tune-Up Day
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 23 - Pet Angels Rescue in Oklahoma
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 32 – Bangor Humane Society
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
National Dog Day
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
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 27 – Brother Wolf Animal Rescue in North Carolina
Episode 75 - Lindsey Wolko
National Love People Day
All clownfish are born male - some turn female to enable mating
April is Heartworm Awareness Month
Episode 97 - Lakshman Molleti
White Rhinos Can Weigh Over 3500 kg (7700 lb)
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
Episode 112 - Jill Dyche
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
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 28 – Panhandle Animal Shelter in Idaho
Episode 2 - Jessica Mueller
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 - Cassandra Pio-Stoflet
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
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 34 – Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue
Cow Appreciation Day - Eat mor Chikn
Episode 57 - Steve Shank
Did you know? A giraffes age can be calculated from its spots. The darker the spots, the older the giraffe.
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 Dessert Day
National Pet Fire Safety Day
National Blame Someone Else Day
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 32 - Meridian Canine Rescue
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
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
National Double Cheeseburger Day
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
Animal Fact: Reindeers eat moss because it contains a chemical that stops their body from freezing.
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"
National Farmers Day
How to Find a Reputable Animal Rescue
Episode 12 - Tina Hoskins
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 Newspaper Carrier Day
National Shamu The Whale Day
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
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 14 - Second City Canine Rescue in Illinois
Flying Tree Snakes Can Soar As Far As 330 Feet
Did you know that a reindeer's eyes change color in the winter?
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
Rescue Myth vs. Fact: Animal rescues do not have a physical facility
What It Means to be an Animal Rescue Professional
National Food Bank Day
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
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 35 – Pulaski County Animal Shelter
Episode 15 - Alecia Torres
Horse Rescue Day is today May 16th. What can you do to help?
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 30 - KA'A'AWA K9 Rescue in Hawaii
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
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 33 – Pearl River County SPCA
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
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 31 – Animal Adoption Center in Wyoming
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 - Kim Kelly
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
Episode 110 - Elaine Brown
Animal Shelter of the Week - Episode 7 - The Marshmallow Foundation in Minnesota
Episode 113 - Kathy Stevens
Accentuate the positive - National Positive Thinking Day
National Towel Day is today, May 25
Elephant Appreciation Day
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 - Leora Weitzman
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!
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 34 – Humane Society of Dickson County
Episode 111 - Randy Brookins
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
National Grief Awareness Day
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
National Scarf Day
Dogs in Politics Day
Best friends day - June 8
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 36 – Caring Hands Humane Society
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
Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 35 - Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary
Meet The Turkish Van "The Swimming Cat"
National CBD Day
Episode 6 - Debby Hartten
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 22 - Peaceful Animal Adoption Shelter in Oklahoma
National Fresh Breath Day