Author Archives: HappyTailsBooks

Puppy Socialiation

We haven’t blogged in a while, so why now? Because ’tis the time of year for puppies, for both individuals and for rescues. Whether you are a foster or a forever with puppies in your care, these socialization tips will … Continue reading

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2012 Wrap Up

Though we have not been posting regularly, we are still here to support you in rescue-related matters. We have been unable to complete a cat rescue manual at this time because we have not received the necessary support from the … Continue reading

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Photography Interns Help Colorado Rescues

Do you struggle to get good photos of your adoptable animals that will truly capture the hearts of potential adopters?   Jaime Rowe Photography is organizing a group of interested interns in the Denver area to help photograph rescue dogs … Continue reading

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The Shelter Pet Project Helps Again

PET ADOPTIONS RISE, SHELTER DEATHS FALL AS AD COUNCIL LAUNCHES SECOND WAVE OF HISTORIC PET ADOPTION CAMPAIGN The Ad Council, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States and Maddie’s Fund, today announced the launch of a second series of public service advertisements (PSAs) for The Shelter Pet Project, a campaign that … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a CAT Rescue Best Practices Manual

To follow up with the success of our dog rescue best practices manual, we are now ready to take the first steps forward to create a cat rescue best practices manual. The format for the manual will be similar in … Continue reading

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You Should Know: National Canine Research Council

A Facebook friend just introduced me to the National Canine Research Council, and I’m glad she did because it’s an organization I would be happy to refer people to as a resource. At their website, you’ll find information about breed … Continue reading

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Great Volunteers – Part 4

This post is the final in a series about finding and maintaining great volunteers. It covers how to keep volunteers happy. Do you have anything to add? Share on Facebook

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Great Volunteers – Part 3

This is the third post in a series about finding and maintaining great volunteers. In order to prepare this presentation, I polled rescue volunteers to find out how they felt about their volunteer experiences with their current organizations and what … Continue reading

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Great Volunteers – Part 2

This is the second post in a series about finding and maintaining great volunteers. Since you need to have volunteers before you can treat them well, the logical place to begin seemed to be with how to find volunteers. I … Continue reading

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Finding and Maintaining Great Volunteers – Part 1

I gave a talk to the members of All Breed Rescue Network this past weekend. I was excited and honored to have been invited, as ABRN is a wonderful organization that assists rescues operating in Colorado to save the most … Continue reading

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