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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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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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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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Importance of Good Photos to Increase Adoptions

In Road to Rescue, we discuss the importance of taking good photos of each animal to increase his or her chance of adoption. Sharon Sleighter of Legacy Boxer Rescue did a great job starting the discussion on this topic on … 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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How NOT to Communicate

Rescuers, you are running A BUSINESS. In the rawest essence, you are entrepreneurs providing goods and services to customers. As entrepreneurs, you tend to have many great characteristics that lend to your success: perseverance, vision, passion, etc. However, many rescuers … 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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