All posts tagged animal rescue

Stephen Bennett, founder of Suncoast Organized Animal Relief (SOAR)

Stephen Bennett—the founder and executive director of Suncoast Organized Animal Relief, or SOAR, which pursues a mission that involves an unusually broad portfolio of objectives, including providing funding and assistance, and pet food to other animal organizations—recounts growing up in Ithica, NY in a home where pets weren’t allowed, but later on, deeper into adulthood, he made up for lost time, at one point having four dogs and four cats. Read more…

Indra Lahiri, founder of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

Indra Lahiri — founder of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, one of the few sanctuaries that houses both farm animals and other species—recalls having a close connection with animals as a child, including being that prototypical neighborhood kid who tends to sick or injured animals. Read more…

Mark Feldstein, author of “Last Stop Before Rainbow Bridge”

Mark Feldstein— author of “Last Stop Before Rainbow Bridge: True Animal Rescue Stories,” a compendium of tales about a wide array of animals that have been rescued at facilities across the country—discusses how the book was inspired by his stepfather, the late Al Feldstein. Read more…