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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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Best Practices: Starting a Rescue

This is the fourth post in our Rescue Best Practices Manual inquiry series, in which we are working with 20+ upstanding, reputable rescues to create a best practices manual for private animal rescue organizations. Today we explore why someone would … 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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Don’t Kill Bill: Show Rehearsal

Some things don’t require words… Thank you so much to Payton at PC Pro Video for putting together such an amazing montage: Share on Facebook

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Aly Jabrocki and Clementine: Models for Creative Volunteerism

Dropped in the overnight drop box at Dumb Friends Buddy Center in Castle Rock, things were looking bad for year-old Clementine. For two months she languished in the shelter with very few people showing interest in her. She doesn’t get … Continue reading

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Lorie Huston: Veternarian and Advocate for Animal Care

It’s been a while since we’ve interviewed animal advocates, so I’m very excited to introduce you to Lorie Huston, a veterinarian and animal advocate who is always doing some really interesting things for the pups! Lorie is the Feature Writer … Continue reading

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Product Review: Fido Friendly Magazine

When asked to review Fido Friendly magazine, I enthusiastically agreed as I think it is a very good publication and the people behind the scenes are honestly good, dog-loving people. The particular issue I reviewed, December 2010, features the top … Continue reading

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Why “Free to a Good Home” is a Death Sentence

Friend of Up For Pups Barbie Marble wrote an informative article for CT’s News Times recently about why it is dangerous to list your pet as “free to a good home” if you need to surrender him or her. Here’s … Continue reading

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