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Best Practices: Volunteers

Today’s post about volunteers is by Pat Fish of Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs (GRRAND). It covers many topics, including Board members Foster families Transport Event coordinators Misc. volunteer positions We look forward to your comments on … 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: Managing Costs

Today’s topic is about managing costs when running a rescue organization. It is written by Linda Isbell of Northern Chesapeake Sheltie Rescue, Inc. in Maryland. More rescues fail from lack of funds than any other cause, even shortages of foster … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Raising Money

What an important topic! If you’re to save dogs, you need money to do it. Shereen Raucci of Mile High Weimaraner Rescue and Jennifer Misfeldt of MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue help us to understand some ways to do so this … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Standards of Care

Today’s post is provided by Linda Sutphin of Dogs Second Chance and Sharon Sleighter of Legacy Boxer Rescue. We’re discussing standards of care, and how rescues handle difficult topics such as euthanasia. We welcome your comments and feedback. 1. Standards … 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: Homeless Pets Needing Help (Part 2)

Thank you to Dallas Rising of Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota and Emily Day of Alliston and District Humane Society for writing today’s post. This post covers the following topics: a.       Handling cases involving lawsuits (ex. Puppy mill busts) b.      … Continue reading

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Best Practices: Homeless Pets Needing Help

A big thanks to Tim and Kari Workman, foster family with Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue, Denver, Colorado, for this comprehensive post on homeless pets needing help. This section of the Rescue Best Practices Manual we’re developing covers 1.       Homeless pets … 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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