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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

166: Bay Area Pet Fair 2018 Part 1: Cat Welfare Advocates and Others

9/16/2018
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Bay Area Pet Fair 2018! Here are some of our amazing guests. Brenda Andringa, South Bay Rabbit Rescue https://www.facebook.com/southbayrabbitrescue/ Sarah Lorincz and Betty Wenker, Cat Welfare Advocates https://www.facebook.com/CatWelfareAdvocates.org/ Pamela Lee, Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue https://www.facebook.com/mickaboorescue/ Cameron Ishee, Berkeley Humane Society https://www.facebook.com/BEBHS/ Kimberly Benjamin, Family Dog Rescue https://www.facebook.com/ilovefamilydog/...

Duration:00:31:53

165: Insider's Guide To The Bay Area Pet Fair: Michael Murray, Pet Food Express

9/12/2018
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Mike Murray, Director of Community Outreach for Pet Food Express and the person in charge of the Bay Area Pet Fair, is our talented guest today. The Bay Area Pet Fair is the largest animal rescue event of its kind on the West Coast of the United States, and very likely the whole country (and possibly the entire solar system?). We discuss last year’s extremely successful event and what to look forward to this year. Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16, 2018. Alameda County Fairgrounds,...

Duration:00:33:45

164: Bugsy + Anna Bischoff, Doing the Long Term Foster Thing

9/9/2018
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Anna Bischoff is our wonderful guest, who is fostering Bugsy the Dog in Southern California. Bugsy is a beautiful seven year old Shar-Pei Pittie mix. Anna shares her experience with fostering, including the challenges of overcoming obstacles in trying to find the right adoptive family. Bugsy’s Petfinder Page https://www.petfinder.com/dog/bugsy-40772542/ca/rancho-palos-verdes/h-dot-el-dot-p-a-home-for-every-living-pet-ca308/ Bugsy’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/southerncafosters...

Duration:00:29:35

163: Soledad Robledo, Narices Humedas Podcast: Voice of the Voiceless in Chile

8/15/2018
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Soledad Robledo is our amazing guest today. She is an animal rescue podcaster in Chile, and she mentions that the Pawprint Animal Rescue Podcast was one of her inspirations! The name of her podcast is Narices Humedas, which means Wet Noses in Spanish. Soledad shares some moving stories, such as the death of Chalito the Street Dog. She also discusses her motivation for the podcast and the message she hopes to spread. Listen now to our new wonderful friend, Soledad Robledo. Listen to her on...

Duration:00:28:00

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 dogs...

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 world...

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 inspiration...

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