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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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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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Best Practices: Managing Time and Costs

We already covered this topic superficially, but as I was editing the first draft of the manual, I realized we needed more information. I turned to Sharon Sleighter of Legacy Boxer Rescue, as she runs a large, reputable rescue in … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Adoption Process

Here is another take on the adoption process by Jessica Kamish of Pug Partners of Nebraska: My rescue is fairly new, we’ve only be up and going for about 2 years now. And unfortunately one of the things we don’t … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Volunteer Training

This post is part one of our series on training volunteers. It is written by Vicky Mayzn of Adopt a Rescued Friend (AARF) and Kari Workman of Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue. How does your rescue train volunteers? Tell us about … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Foster Homes

Today’s blog post is written by Karen Battreal of Nebraska Border Collie Rescue and Shereen Raucci of Mile High Weimaraner Rescue. It is the first of several posts about foster homes. The topics covered today focus on foster home management. … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Marketing

Today’s post is written by Sharon Sleighter of Legacy Boxer Rescue. The topic is marketing your rescue. We look forward to your ideas in the comments section on how you market your rescue. This topic includes: 1.       Marketing a.       Key … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Veterinary Care

Today’s post on working with vets is by Shereen Raucci of Mile High Weimaraner Rescue. The post covers 1.       Veterinary care a.       Becoming an advocate for your dogs b.      Understanding common medical issues We look forward to your comments, feedback, … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Legal Concerns – Dangerous Animals

Today’s topic is how rescues handle dangerous dogs. Thanks to AZGRC (Arizona Golden Retriever Connection) for sharing their dog bite policies and paperwork. This should be an exciting discussion, as I’m sure every rescue has a different way of handling … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Starting a Rescue (Part 3)

Today’s post is about further considerations when starting a rescue. It is written by Linda Sutphin of Dogs 2nd Chance Rescue of Tennessee. If you’re just joining us for the first time, you’ll find that every Tuesday and Friday through … Continue reading

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