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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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MO Puppy Mill Posing as Rescue

*Reprinted from Life With Dogs The Humane Society of the United States has submitted a complaint to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster requesting an investigation of the purported dog “rescue” group operated by state-licensed dog breeder. The HSUS’ complaint contends … Continue reading

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New Educational Resources

To go with the humane education chapter of Road to Rescue, a best practices manual for dog rescue organizations, we’re developing educational flyers for anyone to print and distribute. Topics include breeding a dog, buying a dog, spaying and neutering, … 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 Manual: First Draft

After more than five months of painstaking research, the first draft of the Road to Rescue Best Practices Manual is nearing completion. When I began this project, I had no idea what an undertaking it would be, and there were … Continue reading

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Rescue Best Practices: Difficult Questions

Jennifer Misfeldt, President of MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue, recently sent us these thoughtful ideas on some additional topics she felt should be included in the Rescue Best Practices Manual. Use the comments section to let us know your thoughts on … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Wrap Up

We are almost at the end of our blog series on rescue best practices. We may have one or two more posts about the manual, but at this point I’d like to ask, what have we missed? Please use the … Continue reading

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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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