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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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Best Practices Manual: It’s here!

After a five-month-long data collection effort, Road to Rescue is complete! I thought we were going to get a lot of hate mail because obviously, not all rescue organizations function exactly the same, but as it turns out, the manual … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Managing Costs

Today’s topic is about managing costs when running a rescue organization. It is written by Linda Isbell of Northern Chesapeake Sheltie Rescue, Inc. in Maryland. More rescues fail from lack of funds than any other cause, even shortages of foster … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Homeless Pets Needing Help

A big thanks to Tim and Kari Workman, foster family with Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue, Denver, Colorado, for this comprehensive post on homeless pets needing help. This section of the Rescue Best Practices Manual we’re developing covers 1.       Homeless pets … 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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