Saving Lives in Riverside: Foster Army Animal Rescue

Welcome to Featured Rescue Friday, a series where we highlight an amazing animal rescue. This week we are featuring a rescue we crossed paths with at the SoCal Pet Expo in January, Foster Army Animal Rescue (aka FAAR)! FAAR was founded in May 2015 and was granted non-profit status in April of 2016. Since their inception less than two years […]

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10 Animal-Related Charities Worthy of Your #GivingTuesday Donations

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Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday! As you all know, we are big on giving back and making a difference so in preparation for what we hope will be a wonderful day to kick off the giving spirit of the holiday season tomorrow, we wanted to share with you 10 of our favorite animal rescues and shelters to consider giving to tomorrow!   […]

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“Where Love Never Grows Old:” Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary

Welcome to Featured Rescue Friday! This week we are featuring Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, a Forever Foster Home based Sanctuary in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. Senior dogs face a higher risk of being euthanized in animal shelters. Many people worry about the costs of unexpected vet bills and their shorter life expectancies, so older animals often go unadopted. In a recent […]

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Saving The Lives of At-Risk Dogs and Cats: The Pet Rescue Center

Welcome to Featured Rescue Friday, a series where we share with you an awesome rescue that should be on your radar. This week we are featuring The Pet Rescue Center! The Pet Rescue Center was founded in 2007 by Blythe Wheaton and her husband, Dr. Matthew Wheaton. Together, this animal-loving couple wanted to create a rescue that would address the […]

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Making No-Kill a Reality, One Kitten at a Time: Best Friends Utah Kitten Nursery

Welcome to Featured Rescue Friday! This week we’re featuring a rescue I volunteer for that is very close to my heart: the Best Friends Utah Kitten Nursery in Salt Lake City, where orphaned kittens are given a fighting chance at survival! Although many animal shelters have recently made admirable efforts to reduce their euthanasia rates and reach a no-kill status […]

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Kitties Changing Lives in the Clink: The FORWARD Program

Welcome to Feature Rescue Friday! This week we’re featuring an amazing program, FORWARD (Felines and Offenders: Rehabilitation with Affection, Reformation and Dedication), a program run in the Indiana State Prison by the Animal Protection League.  The program is teaching inmates love, compassion, and important life skills about what it is to be human through the warmth and affection of their feline […]

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Spreading Hope Across the Community: Hope for Life Rescue Center

Welcome to Featured Rescue Friday! This week we’re featuring Hope for Life Rescue Center, a rescue located in Virginia Beach that gives hope to the animals they save and the community they live in. At Hope for Life Rescue Center, the walls are painted pink, blue and yellow. The rooms are fully decorated, complete with furniture and paintings. If not […]

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“Because choosing safety shouldn’t mean leaving a family member behind:” Ahimsa House

Welcome to Featured Rescue Friday! This week it is an honor to be able to feature a phenomenal rescue in Georgia that is helping to assist people and pets in violent situations, Ahimsa House! Ahimsa House is an organization dedicated to helping the victims (and their fur friends) of domestic violence. “Ahimsa” means “non-violence” in Sanskrit. Their website reports that […]

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