Category Archives: animal advocacy

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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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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Creative Volunteerism: Quantifying the Issue

I was thrilled to receive an email from Sandy Shephard today, a volunteer with Angels’ Arms Rescue in Mobile, Alabama. She told me about their unique approach to raising awareness about euthanasia in their community. I think this photo and … Continue reading

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DON’T Kill Bill Aerial Performance

The next Don’t Kill Bill show will be on March 10th, 2012, at the Lakewood Cultural Center near Denver, CO. Our drive is high to take the show across the country, but in order to do so, we need sponsors. … Continue reading

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The Truth About Ticks

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY The Truth About Ticks…Myth vs. Fact *Provided to us by www.DogsandTicks.com Disease-carrying ticks pose health risks to dogs and people, no matter where they live. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that ticks in every … Continue reading

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Short Film Starring a Rescue Dog Needs Your Support

Support a short film starring an adorable rescue dog!  Jed Cowley, a Columbia University MFA candidate and Sundance alum, has made an awkward romantic comedy. It’s about Dudley, a bored and communication-inhibited man in his mid 30s.  One day, in … Continue reading

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Education Rally: A Veterinary Opportunity

Rescue is hard, period. There are days when you feel like your little efforts to save one life at a time are adding up to something bigger. Then there are days when you feel like the stream of dogs needing … Continue reading

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Designer Dogs

This post came across my email via Trainer Tori, who, by the way, has a killer newsletter. Definitely worth signing up for. We wanted to reprint this here because we believe this is information you should know. What do you … Continue reading

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Pet Health Insurance: Ideas to Ponder

We recently adopted a Boston Terrier puppy who came into our rescue with her two brothers after her “breeder” discovered they were ill. Luckily they all lived, but the first week with these pups was dicey. They had parvo, a … Continue reading

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