Pet Rescue

How to Win a Dog Custody Dispute

March 6, 2018

by Robert Paul Hudson When a human relationship ends, the pet gets caught in a tug of war for who gets to keep the pet. Pet custody cases typically are treated as property by the judge who encourages the parties to work it out themselves or get rid of the dog. A lawyer who specializes […]

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Podcast: Project Freedom With 6yr old Roman McConn

February 24, 2018

  In this podcast we meet Jennifer McConn and her six year old son Roman who transport dogs from over crowded shelters in Texas to Washington state where they find loving homes, and Roman is the spokesperson who makes videos of the rescue dogs to get them placed. Roman is a fantastic spokesman- articulate, funny, […]

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Podcast: How to Set Up a Legal Animal Rescue

November 25, 2017

In this podcast Sandra Englund explains all the legal in(s) and out(s) of forming an animal rescue. If you are considering starting a rescue, whether it be out of your home, foster network, or in a facility, you must do it right and LEGAL.  This podcast will give you all the tools to make your […]

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California Becomes First State in U.S. to Ban Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs in Pet Stores

October 14, 2017

Animal protection groups celebrate Governor Brown’s signing of landmark bill protecting pets and consumers   SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Local and national animal welfare organizations today commend CA Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law legislation that will prevent the sale of commercially raised dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores across the […]

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Podcast-Special-Over 500 dogs and Cats in emergency Houston shelter getting help

September 15, 2017

In this special report we speak to Wellpet Foundation volunteer Carly White who is at a convention center in Houston with Best Friends Animal Society who is coordinating this massive shelter for displaced dogs and cats. Recorded earlier today. It is an incredible effort to save these animals and reunite then with their families. Carly […]

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The Kitten Game-How to Help Feral Kittens

September 7, 2017

by Bernadette E. Kazmarski   The universal response to finding kittens is to presume they are abandoned and unable to care for themselves and to take them home, but not only is that rarely the right response, it’s not even the right presumption and can often be harmful to the kittens and backfire if you are […]

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Podcast: Marooned With 20 Dogs in Houston

September 4, 2017

  A riveting interview with Betty Walter, a young woman caught in the hurricane and aftermath marooned in her home with 20 dogs in her care and refused to leave until rescuers were willing to take all her dogs. She shares that when the water reached four feet in her home, she decided to move […]

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Save a Pet Seeks Community Help to Care for 30 Dogs Following Death of Rescue Group Owner

August 30, 2017

  LONG ISLAND, New York – (August 28, 2017) – It’s not every day that a pet rescue organization gets a call to help rescue 30 dogs, but that’s exactly what happened last week when tragedy struck in Marion County, Texas. Save a Pet, located in Long Island, New York, has a great reputation for […]

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Animal Rescue Deployed in Houston

August 29, 2017

  WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Disaster Response team was activated by partner Code 3 Associates to support the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). “We are deeply saddened by the devastation caused by hurricane Harvey and will do our very best to […]

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A Wonderful Foster Failure

July 15, 2017

By Lauren Lee He knew it was his turn. That much was clear. Finally, he was getting his “freedom ride.” It was a sweltering, late August afternoon, easily one of the top five hottest days New England had seen that year. The foster contract was filled out and left behind on the front desk mid-signature. […]

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