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Have you ever wondered what it takes to place a stray dog or cat in a permanent home? Meet the everyday heroes of animal rescue and foster who use hard work, dedication, and out-of-the-box ideas to give homeless dogs, cats, and other pets a second chance. We share inspirational stories from leaders, volunteers, and experts in animal and pet rescue, health, training, and behavior. Hear also from people who go above and beyond to be a hero - a hotel that fosters dogs in their lobby, and a man who has driven his truck a million miles to save over 55,000 dogs. These are just some of the people who sacrifice their time - visiting their local dog and cat shelter, fostering animals of all kinds, and advocating for pet safety and preventing cruelty - to make dog, cat, and other animal rescue a reality.

Have you ever wondered what it takes to place a stray dog or cat in a permanent home? Meet the everyday heroes of animal rescue and foster who use hard work, dedication, and out-of-the-box ideas to give homeless dogs, cats, and other pets a second chance. We share inspirational stories from leaders, volunteers, and experts in animal and pet rescue, health, training, and behavior. Hear also from people who go above and beyond to be a hero - a hotel that fosters dogs in their lobby, and a man who has driven his truck a million miles to save over 55,000 dogs. These are just some of the people who sacrifice their time - visiting their local dog and cat shelter, fostering animals of all kinds, and advocating for pet safety and preventing cruelty - to make dog, cat, and other animal rescue a reality.
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San Francisco, CA

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to place a stray dog or cat in a permanent home? Meet the everyday heroes of animal rescue and foster who use hard work, dedication, and out-of-the-box ideas to give homeless dogs, cats, and other pets a second chance. We share inspirational stories from leaders, volunteers, and experts in animal and pet rescue, health, training, and behavior. Hear also from people who go above and beyond to be a hero - a hotel that fosters dogs in their lobby, and a man who has driven his truck a million miles to save over 55,000 dogs. These are just some of the people who sacrifice their time - visiting their local dog and cat shelter, fostering animals of all kinds, and advocating for pet safety and preventing cruelty - to make dog, cat, and other animal rescue a reality.

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English


Episodes

162: Dr Danielle Boyd & A Pup Named Squish; Life Saving Surgery to 100K Instagram Followers

5/16/2018
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Dr. Danielle Boyd is our incredible guest today. She is a veterinarian in the middle of her ophthalmology residency in San Antonio, Texas. She is known for being the amazing human companion to a beautiful dog named Squish whose story has gone completely viral through The Dodo, Rachael Ray, and many other features in print, social media, and television. Squish’s story began as a puppy when he suffered blunt force trauma to the head. With the help of rescue organizations and surgeons, they...

Duration:00:24:33

161: Sophie Gamand, Pit Bull Flower Power: Kickstarter Book Fundraiser

4/30/2018
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Sophie Gamand is an artist in New York City who is best known for her dog photography through her award-winning book, Wet Dog, and her easily recognizable photos called Pit Bull Flower Power (or #pitbullflowerpower). Sophie talks about her journey as an artist and her successful Kickstarter book fundraiser. Sophie Gamand’s Kickstarter until May 20, 2018 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/968520867/pit-bull-flower-power-the-book Sophie is showing her work this week at Superfine! in...

Duration:00:38:24

160: Bergen Verdu, Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch; California Wildfires

4/22/2018
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Bergen Verdu with Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch is our incredible guest today. We catch up with her several months after wildfires devastated parts of Sonoma and Napa Counties in California. Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch is a no-kill rescue and sanctuary in the Napa Valley for companion and farmed animals in need. The nonprofit provides transitional and permanent shelter, adoption and rescue services, humane education, animal advocacy, and is committed to ending animal hunger, cruelty, and...

Duration:00:40:04

159: Seven Things Harold Will Do In Washington DC, March For Our Lives

3/23/2018
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March For Our Lives marchforourlives.com Pawprint’s Instagram Page https://www.instagram.com/thisispawprint/ Pawprint’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/thisispawprint/ Here are some important announcements from our fellow animal podcasters! https://www.communitycatspodcast.com/online-cat-conference-2018/stacy@communitycatspodcast.comhttps://thecompassionfatiguepodcast.com/rescue-me-retreat/ About Nancy and Harold Rhee We have been married over 20 years, fostered over 60...

Duration:00:22:12

158: Lori Leduc: The Wiener Dog Lover Podcast and Dog Groomer

3/19/2018
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Lori Leduc is our talented guest today. She is a dog groomer in the Calgary, Alberta area, and a dachshund lover with a new podcast, Wiener Dog Lover, to launch in the Spring of 2018. We get to know her story, including her ten-month trip across Canada and the United States. Her dog family of four Canine Oasis, Lori’s Mobile Grooming Service http://www.canineoasis.ca Facebook Page for Wiener Dog Lover https://www.facebook.com/wienerdoglover/ Instagram for Wiener Dog...

Duration:00:45:15

157: Zelda The Cat, Sienna and Vienna, Seminole County Bans Puppy Mill Pet Store Sales

3/11/2018
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Today, we discuss Zelda The Cat; Sienna and Vienna, a mother - daughter foster dog duo; and news of the week. Pawprint’s Instagram Page https://www.instagram.com/thisispawprint/ Pawprint’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/thisispawprint/ Kenny Chesney’s Big Heart http://www.ksdk.com/mobile/article/life/heartwarming/adopt-a-kenny-chesney-dog-at-stray-rescue/63-524842667 Wichita, Kansas’s Case of Animal...

Duration:00:20:15

156: Lorrie Shaw, Professional Pet Sitting: Nico the Cat & 14,000 Years with Dogs

2/25/2018
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Lorrie Shaw is our talented co-host today. She runs Professional Pet Sitting in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area and writes her blog, Animals Unfolded. Professional Pet Sitting https://www.lorrieshaw.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ppslorrie/ Animals Unfolded https://lorrieshaw.blogspot.com/ Resources Lorrie Shaw’s story about Nico the Cat and the importance of ritual https://lorrieshaw.blogspot.com/2018/02/rituals-as-storytelling-can-help-grief.html Article about bonds between...

Duration:00:28:00

155: Hadyn Hilton, Java Cats Cafe: Want To Start Your Own Cat Café?

2/4/2018
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Hadyn Hilton is our incredible guest today. She is the 26-year old owner and founder of Java Cats Café, Georgia's first cat café located in the heart of Atlanta. Though Hilton's degree and career path was slated for the film industry, Hadyn decided to drop everything to open a business revolving around one of her favorite things: cats! Facing many hurdles in order to open her business, she enjoys encouraging other entrepreneurs to start their journey and gives advice about being a young...

Duration:00:36:34

154: Kirsty Major, English With Kirsty: Her Guide Dog Cindy and A Visit With Wolves

1/28/2018
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Kirsty Major is our talented guest today. She hosts her own podcast, English With Kirsty, with very helpful advice and information for English-language learners, as well as folks who need to brush up on their English skills. Kirsty discusses her life with animals, including the death of her longtime Golden Retriever guide dog, Cindy, and a visit with wolves. English With Kirsty https://englishwithkirsty.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/EnglishWithKirsty/?ref=br_rs Another blog from...

Duration:00:32:22

153: Dick Richmond, Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue & GSR of Northern California

1/8/2018
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Dick Richmond is our amazing guest today. He is a volunteer for Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue and German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California. Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue http://www.bayareagsr.org German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California https://www.gsrnc.org/index.asp Facebook https://www.facebook.com/gsrnc/https://www.facebook.com/bayareagsr.og/ Thanks to Dr. Christine Chang for connecting us with Dick Richmond! About Nancy and Harold Rhee We have been married over 20...

Duration:00:35:32

152: Most Popular Episode of 2017: Malena DeMartini, Separation Anxiety + Ask Irith Bloom

12/10/2017
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Malena DeMartini and Irith Bloom are our two amazing guests today. Separation Anxiety for dogs is one of the most difficult disorders to manage, so we hope this episode educates and inspires. *Always consult with a separation anxiety disorder expert.* Irith Bloom - Episode Guide Malena DeMartini - Episode Guide Malena’s Website https://malenademartini.com Malena’s Book, Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs http://a.co/1JLgNZK Malena De Martini-Price is renowned in the dog training...

Duration:01:04:11

151: Laura Schenone, The Dogs Of Avalon Presentation At Book Passage

12/3/2017
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After adopting an Irish sight hound, her dog Lily, Laura Schenone discovers a remarkable and little-known fight to gain justice for dogs and for all animals. Greyhounds, bred to be the fastest dogs on earth, are beautiful, gentle, and astonishing creatures. Yet for decades, countless numbers of them have been abandoned and destroyed every year once they can no longer compete and win. The Dogs of Avalon introduces us to the strong-willed Marion Fitzgibbon, born in rural Ireland, where...

Duration:00:47:35

150: Brandy Kuentzel, SF SPCA, General Counsel; Elizabeth Young + Ellie Paterson, Palomacy

11/23/2017
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Brandy Kuentzel is General Counsel and Director of Advocacy for the San Francisco SPCA. She gave a very informative presentation covering the basics of non-profits and 501(c)(3) organizations. Brandy is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. Download Brandy’s presentation here http://www.thisispawprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2017-Legal-for-Rescues-FINAL.pptx San Francisco SPCA https://www.sfspca.org Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SFSPCA/ Photo credit: San...

Duration:01:09:13

149: Dr Kathleen Cooney, DVM: Kathy Talks Animal Hospice & Palliative Care For Your Pets

11/14/2017
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How do you develop a caring and loving plan as your companion animal nears end of life? Dr Kathleen Cooney is our talented guest today. She is an animal hospice consultant, educator, and founder of Home to Heaven in beautiful Loveland, Colorado. She shares her expertise in the growing field of hospice and palliative care for our companion animals. Website http://kathleencooneydvm.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cooneyanimalhospice/ Home to...

Duration:00:43:18

148: Celine Yang, Dogwarts School Of Bitchcraft And Trickery: Training & DNA Tests for Your Pet

10/29/2017
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Celine Yang is our talented guest today discussing nose work®, DNA testing for your dog, some product reviews, and her training journey with her two wonderful dogs, Severus and Whizbee. Follow her on her blog, The Dogwarts School Of Bitchcraft And Trickery. Celine is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP) who teaches group classes at The Pet Republic in Cambridge, MA. She is passionate about positive reinforcement dog training and always seeking coaching and...

Duration:00:42:34

147: Craig Grossi, Author, Craig and Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other

10/22/2017
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Author and former U.S. Marine Craig Grossi shares the story behind his book “Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, And How They Rescued Each Other.” Goes on sale Tuesday, October 31, 2017! In 2010, Sergeant Craig Grossi was doing intelligence work for Marine RECON—the most elite fighters in the Corps—in a remote part of Afghanistan. While on patrol, he spotted a young dog "with a big goofy head and little legs" who didn’t seem vicious or run in a pack like most strays they’d encountered....

Duration:00:41:32

Virtual Book Reading: Craig Grossi Reads From Craig and Fred

10/21/2017
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Author Craig Grossi reads from his book “Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, And How They Rescued Each Other.” Goes on sale Tuesday, October 31, 2017! In 2010, Sergeant Craig Grossi was doing intelligence work for Marine RECON—the most elite fighters in the Corps—in a remote part of Afghanistan. While on patrol, he spotted a young dog "with a big goofy head and little legs" who didn’t seem vicious or run in a pack like most strays they’d encountered. After eating a piece of beef jerky...

Duration:00:06:28

146: Sherri Franklin, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue; Rescue Think Tank, San Francisco

10/16/2017
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Sherri Franklin, Founder and CEO of Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco, shares her journey in animal rescue at the Rescue Think Tank as she celebrates Muttville’s Tenth Anniversary. Sherri Franklin, a long-time animal advocate and shelter volunteer, founded Muttville in 2007 to save the lives of the older dogs that were considered “unadoptable” and routinely euthanized in area shelters. Working from her house, she saved 27 dogs that first year. She said she “wanted to make...

Duration:00:43:19

145: Joan Morris Discusses The Napa / Sonoma Fires; Columnist, Bay Area News Group

10/12/2017
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Joan Morris, Columnist with the Bay Area News Group, and Harold Rhee discuss the Napa / Sonoma fires and their impact on animals and animal rescue. Find Joan Morris’s recent articles http://www.eastbaytimes.com/author/joan-morris/ Thank you Joan! About Nancy and Harold Rhee We have been married over 20 years, fostered over 60 dogs in the past four years, and we love animal rescue and the amazing people who dedicate their lives. And of course, the dogs and cats! If you want to learn...

Duration:00:12:25

144: René Kaiser-Riley, Summer Mae Photography, and Therapy Dog Stories

10/9/2017
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René Kaiser-Riley of Summer Mae Photography is a photographer of nature and animals, a volunteer with the Idaho Humane Society, and Dog Is My CoPilot’s Boise Ambassador. On the Summer Mae Photography Facebook page, you will find numerous albums of rescued dogs and cats flown to Idaho. There is also an album of foster animals looking for their furever home. Dog Is My CoPilot, Inc. (DIMC) has saved thousands of animals’ lives. DIMC was created in 2012 by a doctor in Wyoming and a lawyer in...

Duration:00:22:47

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