All posts tagged animal shelters

Amy Shever, founder of 2nd Chance 4 Pets

Amy Shever— founder and executive director of 2nd Chance 4 Pets, which encourages (and helps) pet owners to make plans for their animals’ ongoing care, recognizing that if something happens, in the absence of such plans, those pets can end up in a shelter (or worse)—recounts how her passion for volunteering at animal shelters began. Read more…

Listeners Share Hurricane Irma Animal Stories

For this edition of “Talking Animals,” we broke format and did something a little different: Setting aside our customary approach of a long-form guest interview and, often, a shorter second interview, I opened the phone lines and invited listeners to Call In To Discuss Hurricane Irma & Animals. Read more…

Alison Eastwood, actress-director-animal advocate

Alison Eastwood —the actress, director and animal advocate whose Eastwood Ranch Foundation recently launched FosterFurkids.com, a website that connects rescue groups and animal shelters with a nationwide network of pet fosters and transporters—discusses a childhood growing up amidst an array of animals. Read more…

Lisa Bekiaris, Founder of Raffle Rescue

Lisa Bekiaris—founder of Raffle Rescue, which functions as a food bank of sorts, but in this case, we’re referring to pet food—recounts her childhood and formative years as a precocious animal lover, where she and her sister would raise and care for animals on their property, and tend to sick or injured ones nearby. Read more…