All posts tagged Hurricane Katrina

Laura Fletcher-Taylor, co-Founder of Loving Friends Transport

Laura Fletcher-Taylor—co-founder of Loving Friends Transport, a Clearwater, FL-based nonprofit that transports animals from overcrowded shelters in one part of the country to shelters in another part, where they stand a much better chance of being adopted; they also transport animals from such crisis situations as hurricanes, hoarding cases and puppy mill raids—discusses her longstanding devotion to caring for animals, whether tending to injured ones as a little kid or, as a college student, looking after horses who were foaling. Read more…

Michele Schilling, Bay Area Disaster Animal Response Team (DART)

Michele Schilling—of Bay Area Disaster Animal Response Team (DART)—explains what exactly Bay Area DART is, and does, including how many volunteers are involved. Read more…

Casting aside our usual format of speaking at some length with one guest, today we presented a program looking very specifically at the animals affected by Katrina, through conversation with three people who traveled to Louisiana and environs to rescue, treat, care for and otherwise help the animals there: Read more…