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Best Practices: Humane Education

What is humane education, and is a rescue organization obligated to engage in it? Shereen Raucci of Mile High Weimaraner Rescue located some great resources for those of us who feel called to raise awareness: Shereen’s Take: A humane person … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Raising Money

What an important topic! If you’re to save dogs, you need money to do it. Shereen Raucci of Mile High Weimaraner Rescue and Jennifer Misfeldt of MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue help us to understand some ways to do so this … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Comparison of Rescues and Shelters

Read these notes with the understanding that I’ve never worked in a shelter and my experience with them is limited. I hope those of you who have worked in shelters can ring in on my assumptions about shelters. This is … Continue reading

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Best Practices: The History of Rescue

Today we’re looking for input on the origins of rescue. The origins of the animal welfare movement are well-documented in books and on websites, but we have struggled to find information on the origin and growth of private rescue organizations. … Continue reading

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Quit Complaining and Do Something!

When I was recently researching backyard breeders, I stumbled upon a post by someone going by the name of Ms. Jade, who claims to be an animal lover, proudly calls herself an elitist, and in my opinion, has let her … Continue reading

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