Dogs are simply amazing. They have become part of our family and an integral part of our society--sometimes in horrifying ways. Many people turn their heads to look away at the bad, but dog rescuers do not. My rescue world is filled with amazing people that I am proud to know. It is also filled with a ton of drama. Time to Raise the Woof and tell the stories that are long overdue.
The Greyhound Protection Act
When an undercover animal abuse investigator with 20+ years of experience says something bothers him, you know it is legit. Many years ago, the practice of luring racing greyhounds with live rabbits was investigated and many swept the practice under the rug or claimed "it did not happen."
Cue investigator Pete Paxton, who conducted an undercover investigation in partnership with Grey2k USA.
An Investigation Leads to a Shocking finding in Texas
This podcast has always been about learning more about animals and to say this particular one opened up my eyes is an understatement. Cailen LaBarge is the Co-Founder of SEED: Strategies for Ethical and Environmental Development. Before the pandemic, they investigated a dairy auction in Texas that revealed far more than they expected. The findings, as shocking as they may be, are so important, especially in this day and age.
For more information: https://www.seedundercoverinvestigations.com/
"He came to the door naked with a gun. We ended up with 63 snakes."
Cindy Steinle has had a LOT of experience with reptiles and while many people may be nervous around them, Cindy shares some amazing reasons why we should embrace snakes, alligators and more.
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Pawsitive Pet Therapy
Molly Downing is the Recreation Coordinator at SEASPAR and created a Pawsitive Pet Therapy program that brings smiles to faces of the participants.
SEASPAR is committed to the mission of providing dynamic recreation programs and quality services for residents with disabilities. More here: SEASPAR.org
Pet Food Pantry in Michigan
Rachel Jensen is the Founder of Pleasant Heart Pet Food Pantry in Michigan. As a former Animal Control Officer, she saw a need in her community and immediately went to work to help by building a non-profit. https://www.pleasantheartspetfoodpantry.org/
How a big company ruined a small 501c3
How their negligence and selfishness affected the Live Like Roo Foundation
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This podcast is as heartwarming as it is informative. Wonderful people doing wonderful things for dogs.