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If you are a dog, cat, or animal lover this is the show for you. Have you ever wondered how to foster animals, how to begin an animal rescue or pet based business when you don’t have the time, or simply how to become the best pet owner out there? Well search no more. I’m your host Raquel Cid. I’m from NYC, Dominican American and I’ve been fostering since 2018 with no formal dog or cat experience. Each week I will deconstruct the world of animal rescue. You’ll get to hear from me and the amazing people who are saving fury lives, impacting humans, and how you can do it too. We need more doers in the world and this podcast will equip you with the how, so you can focus on your why. To our cuddle friends, this is for you.

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If you are a dog, cat, or animal lover this is the show for you. Have you ever wondered how to foster animals, how to begin an animal rescue or pet based business when you don’t have the time, or simply how to become the best pet owner out there? Well search no more. I’m your host Raquel Cid. I’m from NYC, Dominican American and I’ve been fostering since 2018 with no formal dog or cat experience. Each week I will deconstruct the world of animal rescue. You’ll get to hear from me and the amazing people who are saving fury lives, impacting humans, and how you can do it too. We need more doers in the world and this podcast will equip you with the how, so you can focus on your why. To our cuddle friends, this is for you.

    Adopting Two Cats from Egypt with Award-Winning Author & 58 time StorySLAM winner Matthew Dicks |

    Adopting Two Cats from Egypt with Award-Winning Author & 58 time StorySLAM winner Matthew Dicks |

    GUEST
    Matthew Dicks is the author of Someday is Today, as well as the bestselling author of 6 novels and two books of nonfiction, including Storyworthy. 
    He is a record 58-time Moth StorySLAM winner and 9-time GrandSLAM champion.
    Today we have him on to talk about his two adopted cats from Egpyt!
    How they found their dream cats on PetfinderAdopting cats without ever meeting them in personAdopting cats after GriefLosing a cat What animals do for usHow Matt got out of HomelessnessThe decision to adopt LINKS
    Someday is today Book https://www.amazon.com/Someday-Today-Simple-Actionable-Creative/dp/1608687503Stephen King on Writing https://www.amazon.com/Writing-10th-Anniversary-Memoir-Craft/dp/1439156816Matt’s children’s reaction to the cats https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDIF2Nte55A&ab_channel=MatthewDicksTed Talk : Homework for life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7p329Z8MD0&ab_channel=TEDxTalksStoryworthymd  https://www.storyworthymd.com/aboutHOST

    Raquel Cid a Latinx Career Coach and Animal Foster on a mission to inspire animal lovers to take action.Are you enjoying the Podcast?Together let's inspire other animal lovers to become involved.  https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/paws-and-perros/id1596399493
    Follow Paws and Perros on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pawsandperros/reels/
    Thank you for the gift of your time.
    Sending you much love and light!
    Raquel 

    • 42 min
    3 Days To Rescue A Dog Or Be Put To Sleep | Listener Liz Melendez shares How She Saved A Dog From Puerto Rico

    3 Days To Rescue A Dog Or Be Put To Sleep | Listener Liz Melendez shares How She Saved A Dog From Puerto Rico

    Today we have a special interview with a Paws and Perros listener - Elizabeth Melendez from NYC–who grew up with dogs and currently has two fur babies.
    Listening to Paws and Perros podcast motivated her to step in and save two dogs in Puerto Rico, with only a 1-week timeline, while she was in the US.
    LISTEN OUT FOR 
    How she saved a Dog abroad (now named Millie) while only having 1 week to do soHow hours away from rescue 1 of the dogs was killed   The steps she had to take to make this rescue possible Where rescued dog Millie is now How to find a reputable rescue Why she took action even when she was being blamedHow Paws and Perros inspired her to do something Before getting 2 dogs you must consider thisListen to you gut, get second opinion LINK
    IG of Paradise Rescue in Puerto Rico Paradise Rescue's Website HOST
    Raquel Cid a Latinx Career Coach and Animal Foster on a mission to inspire animal lovers to take action.

    Are you enjoying the Podcast? Make sure to leave a Review

    Together let's inspire other animal lovers to become involved. 
    https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/paws-and-perros/id1596399493

    Follow Paws and Perros on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pawsandperros

    Thank you for the gift of your time.

    Sending you much love and light!
    Raquel 

    • 38 min
    Helping Domestic Violence Survivors And Their Dogs | Founder of Praline's Backyard Foundation

    Helping Domestic Violence Survivors And Their Dogs | Founder of Praline's Backyard Foundation

    Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence AND their Dogs!
    LISTEN OUT FOR 
    How founder, Orazie merged her passion for animals & people to help survivors of domestic violenceHow social media and the pandemic helped her foundationFrom a 20+ year public health career to pursuing pet based business after the pandemic Starting a boarding facilityCreating a network through social media How to keep going despite NOsLINKS
    Praline’s Backyard Foundation’s IGBook: We Should All Be MillionairesGUEST
    On this week's episode, we have Orazie Cook. She owns Praline's Backyard, a dog services business in Georgia providing dog boarding, daycare, walking services and more.
    She also has a non-profit pralines backyard foundation that helps domestic violence survivors and their pets by providing financial support and housing for pets of domestic violence survivors while a survivor is in Housing transition, breaking down one of the barriers that keeps many survivors with pets from leaving their abuser. 
    When supporting her business you are also supporting a great cause, as 10% of profits go towards the non-profit.
    HOST
    Raquel Cid a Latinx Career Coach and Animal Foster on a mission to inspire animal lovers to take action.
    Are you enjoying the Podcast? Together let's inspire other animal lovers to become involved. 
    Leave a Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/paws-and-perros/id1596399493
    Follow Paws and Perros on Instagram ​​https://www.instagram.com/pawsandperros/reels/
    Thank you for the gift of your time.
    Sending you much love and light!
    Raquel 

    • 40 min
    How To Protect Your Child From Dog Attacks | All Dog Owners Should Know

    How To Protect Your Child From Dog Attacks | All Dog Owners Should Know

    Babies & Dogs and How to Keep Your Children Safe. 

    Today we have Bryan, a professional Dog Trainer of 40 years chat with us on practical ways to keep your children safe when you co exist with dogs + children. He is the author of 'The Hammer - Why Dogs Attack Us and How to Prevent It, and 'Embracing the Wild in Your Dog.
    LISTEN OUT FOR
    -From training Dolphins to Dogs
    -Misconceptions people have about Dogs
    -How to prevent a dog attack
    - Unprovoked Dog Attacks
    - Crucial Conversations
    - How to prep your dog for a newborn
    -3 Tips for protection during a dog attack 
    -Tips for setting up dogs and children for success when living together
    - How to establish mutual respect 
    -Ways you are instilling fear in your dog 
    GUEST 
    On today’s episode we have Bryan, Author of 'The Hammer - Why Dogs Attack Us and How to Prevent It, and 'Embracing the Wild in Your Dog. Bryan has been a professional dog trainer and Canine Fhar-ma-co-therapy Behaviorist for 40 years. Today he will share with us practical and important tips on keeping your children safe when you own a dog.
    LINKS
    ​​https://www.tamingthewild.com/Book | The Hammer: Why Dogs Attack Us and How to Prevent ItYoutubeHOST
    Raquel Cid a Latinx Career Coach and Animal Foster on a mission to inspire animal lovers to take action.
    Are you enjoying the Podcast?Together let's inspire other animal lovers to become involved.  https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/paws-and-perros/id1596399493
    Follow Paws and Perros on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bellarescues/
    Thank you for the gift of your time.
    Sending you much love and light!
    Raquel 

    • 54 min
    If You Rescued A Street Dog | From Belgium to Peru

    If You Rescued A Street Dog | From Belgium to Peru

    Maya moved from Belgium to Peru temporarily and what has now turned into 7+ years later. She rescued 2 street dogs and share with us her experience.

    Listen out for:
    Why female dogs are not wanted in PeruFrom street dog to having a home- Nina’s storyStarting a dog sitting community with her friendsFrom dog sitting to pet parentTips when rescuing a street dogFrom street dog to office dog in BelgiumWhat to know before rescuing a street dogLinks:
    Maya’s IG The long game book  recommendationThe Dog House UK Guest Maya is a  Functional Medicine Health Coach, founder of maya’s journaling corner, a professional singer and virtual assistant.

    Host:
    Raquel Cid a Latinx Career Coach and Animal Foster on a mission to inspire animal lovers to take action.
    Are you enjoying the Podcast?Together let's inspire other animal lovers to become involved.  https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/paws-and-perros/id1596399493
    Follow Paws and Perros on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bellarescues/
    Thank you for the gift of your time.
    Sending you much love and light!
    Raquel 

    • 37 min
    So You Want To Be A Veterinarian? | Fireside chat with 2 Vets

    So You Want To Be A Veterinarian? | Fireside chat with 2 Vets

    Hola Mi Gente!

    Welcome to Season 3. On today's episode I chat with 2 Veterinarians  who share their journey. This is a must listen to if you are thinking of becoming a Vet or are currently a Vet Student.

    It's also inspiring  if you've ever been told YOU are not good enough to pursue your passion.  As a pet parent it was humbling to hear the challenges vets go through as well- shows me we are all trying our best.

    LISTEN OUT FOR 
    How a family dog inspired these two Veterinarian  to become VetsChallenges they faced in becoming a Veterinarian  - [Must listen to if you are considering becoming a Veterinarian  or are currently a vet student]What surprised them the most once they became VetsChallenges that lead Vet Practices to Burnout - [ good to know as a pet parent too]Benefits of Vets joining AmerivetLINKS
    ​​https://amerivet.com

    GUESTS
    On today’s episode we have  Brian  Hurley Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who serves as AmeriVet’s National Medical Director and we also have Louis DelGiudice a specialist Veterinarian who is dedicated to treating life-threatening conditions.


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    See you in 2 weeks Animal Lovers!

    • 37 min

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