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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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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: 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 (Part 2)

Today’s post was written by Stephanie Rice of It’s the Pits, a San Diego Pit Bull rescue. It thoroughly cover applicant evaluation. Tell us in the comments section how you evaluate your applicants. Stephanie’s Take: Everyone must complete an adoption … Continue reading

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Best Practices Manual: Adoption Process

Today’s post is the first in a series about the adoption process. It covers adoption fees and locating potential adopters. Kyla’s Take: It’s unrealistic to think that adoption fees will ever cover what it costs to prepare a rescued dog … 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 (Part 3)

Today’s topic was provided by Linda Isbell of Northern Chesapeake Sheltie Rescue. It covers the following topics. We look forward to your feedback on these topics in the comments section. 1.       Get-togethers 2.       Coupons for food and toys 3.       Free … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Foster Homes (Part 2)

Today’s blog post is written by Karen Battreal of Nebraska Border Collie Rescue. It is the second of several posts about foster homes. The topics covered today focus on lost dog procedures, helping fosters stay motivated, and other foster “feelings” … 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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