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Episode 27 - Part 2, Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund

1/23/2018
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Stephen Wells is the executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Stephen founded and served for six years as the director of ALDF’s successful Animal Law Program, which provides support and resources to ALDF’s law professional and law student members. The ALDF organizes law firms across the country and coordinates pro bono opportunities for attorneys and firms to assist ALDF with its mission of protecting animals. Stephen joined the ALDF in 2000 and eventually took the leadership...

Duration:00:19:19


Episode 26 - Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund

1/16/2018
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Stephen Wells is the executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Stephen founded and served for six years as the director of ALDF’s successful Animal Law Program, which provides support and resources to ALDF’s law professional and law student members. The ALDF organizes law firms across the country and coordinates pro bono opportunities for attorneys and firms to assist ALDF with its mission of protecting animals. Stephen joined the ALDF in 2000 and eventually took the leadership...

Duration:00:25:49


Episode 25 - Dr. Lynne Swanson, Safe Harbor Farm

1/10/2018
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Dr. Lynne is the person responsible for the routines and policies that make Safe Harbor Farm K9 Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, in coastal North Carolina, a notably peaceful, supportive and fun place to be a dog in transition. Her background includes work as a veterinarian, veterinary technician, trainer, shelter worker and long-time rescuer, she has spent most of her fifty-plus years living and working with groups of twenty to forty dogs at a time. Dr. Lynne's first book, "Learning DOG,"...

Duration:00:23:54


Episode 24 - Melissa Tedrowe, Wisconsin State Director, The HSUS

12/19/2017
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Melissa Tedrowe is the Wisconsin State Director at The Humane Society of the United States. In addition to her countless hours volunteering at local humane societies, Melissa helped launch the Four Lakes Wildlife Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and she served as the President of Wisconsin's Alliance for Animals organization. With The HSUS, she now works on a wide variety of issues to help animals in Wisconsin. Melissa talks about what The HSUS does, how she is involved, how she started our...

Duration:00:27:01


Episode 23 - Erica Bishaf, PetGotchaDay

12/12/2017
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We talk with Erica Bishaf, the founder of PetGotchaDay. Erica lives in Chicago, Illinois with her two dogs, Einstein and Ashley. Erica has been an active volunteer at various animal shelters throughout the Chicagoland area since 2002. PetGotchaDay partners with shelters and rescues across the nation to introduce people to adoptable pets. PetGotchaDay exists to increase pet adoptions and reduce the incidence of euthanasia nationwide through empowering animal welfare organizations with...

Duration:00:17:38


Episode 22 - India Le Marinel, Hope for the Animals

12/5/2017
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In this episode we talk with India Le Marinel. Originally from the UK, India has traveled and lived all over the world. She grew up surrounded by pets and has always been very passionate about animal welfare. After studying for a bachelor of science degree in Conservation Biology at The University of Aberdeen, India decided to travel on her own to explore the world, volunteering on various marine conservation and animal projects throughout her travels. Her travel took her to Guatemala...

Duration:00:18:01


Episode 21 - Toria Waldron, Equine Medical Director

11/28/2017
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We talk with Dr. Toria Waldron who is an Equine and Small Animal Veterinarian. She is currently the Equine Medical Director at Badger Veterinary Hospital located in Janesville, Cambridge & Beloit, WI. Toria completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota in 2008 and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She focused her career in equine medicine and surgery interning at the Tennessee...

Duration:00:17:57


Episode 20 - Shaun Sears, Canopy Cat Rescue

11/21/2017
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We talk with Shaun Sears who is a certified Arborist, and a professional mountain guide. He has loved animals since as long as he can remember. Shaun was five years old when he adopted his first kitten. Currently, he has two feral rescue cats, Medi and Gari, that he has cared for since they were young. He also has two dogs that are his best friends. Shaun created Canopy Cat Rescue in 2009 where they rescue cats stuck in trees, any time, day or night. Shaun loves climbing trees and helping...

Duration:00:26:54


Episode 19 - Arielle Wait, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

11/14/2017
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Arielle Wait is the Deputy Director for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and manages all of Lucky Dog's adoption, volunteer and animal care programs. Arielle's work with Lucky Dog began, as many volunteers do, as a handler at adoption events. She quickly became more involved, fostering dogs, coordinating adoptions and even coordinating adoption events. She was first hired to serve as Lucky Dog's Event Team Lead before being promoted to Program Manager and now the Deputy Director. Listen as she...

Duration:00:24:05


Episode 18 - Jessica, Kelsey, Ginger and Monica, Transport Coordinators, Part 2

11/7/2017
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In this episode we have four experts on coordinating transports! They continue the conversation of last weeks episode with even more tips, advice and stories. Jessica Mueller is the Co-founder and Transport Coordinator at RACE, a 501 that that coordinates volunteer rescue relay transports in addition to offering monetary assistance for people who need help with vet bills. Kelsey Glander is the Transport Coordinator at Kindred Hearts where they work to improve the future of all domestic...

Duration:00:26:28


Episode 17 - Jessica, Kelsey, Ginger and Monica, Transport Coordinators

10/31/2017
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In this episode we have four experts on coordinating transports! Jessica Mueller is the Co-founder and Transport Coordinator at RACE, a 501 that that coordinates volunteer rescue relay transports in addition to offering monetary assistance for people who need help with vet bills. Kelsey Glander is the Transport Coordinator at Kindred Hearts​ where they work to improve the future of all domestic animals through relocation into rescue, foster and/or adoptive homes; to practice and promote...

Duration:00:24:53


Episode 16 - Megan Senatori, President of Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims

10/24/2017
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In this episode, we talk with Megan Senatori, an attorney and serves as the Co-Founder and current President of Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims (“SAAV”). SAAV was founded in 2001 as an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the cycle of abuse within families in Dane County, Wisconsin. SAAV plays a unique role in the fight against abuse by recognizing the importance of animals as vital family members, and through arranging for their safe harbor at a time of...

Duration:00:23:18


Episode 15 - Alecia Torres, Shelter Director

10/17/2017
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We talk with Alecia Torres who moved to Wisconsin over 20 years ago to earn her degree in social welfare from UW-Madison and she has never left! Alecia is now the Shelter Director at Heartland Farm Sanctuary in Madison, Wisconsin. Heartland Farm Sanctuary opened in 2010, and is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless farm animals in Wisconsin, and they focus on building connections between animals and vulnerable youth in the community. The sanctuary was created to provide a...

Duration:00:18:40


Episode 14 - Uttam Kafle, Animal Nepal

10/10/2017
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On today’s episode, we’re speaking with Uttam Kafle all the way from Nepal. Uttam is a vegetarian by birth and has worked as a teacher, media house manager, graphic designer and business entrepreneur before joining Animal Nepal in 2012. He is now the Executive Director of this fast growing animal welfare organization. During his time with Animal Nepal, the equine outreach program has expanded to 4 districts of Nepal and they have obtained a Memorandum Of Understanding with the...

Duration:00:28:13


Episode 13 - Jenny Vandermeer, Founder and President of R.A.V.E. Rescue

10/3/2017
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Jenny Vander Meer is a passionate animal rescuer and is the founder and president of R.A.V.E. Rescue, a foster based organization located in Osceola, Missouri. Jenny is a pillar in animal rescue in her community of http://www.raverescue.org/ or you can find them on Facebook here, https://www.facebook.com/RAVERESCUE/

Duration:00:26:50


Episode 12 - Tina Hoskins, Director of TNR

9/27/2017
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Tina Hoskins is the Director of TNR operations for the rescue organization Dallas Pets Alive, located in Dallas, Texas. Even though she is new to animal rescue, Tina has had amazing results with her TNR efforts on the Katy Trail which is an abandoned railroad track that had once divided the downtown Dallas core. The Katy trail is now a popular, active path that runs through the Uptown and Oak Lawn areas of Dallas, Texas, following the path of the old Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad and has...

Duration:00:27:01


Episode 11 - Steve Rhode

9/19/2017
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Steve founded a non-profit organization to help people find a path through their financial troubles and solutions for debt problems. He has done a lot of television and radio appearances as a consumer debt expert on FOX, CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, and local stations well as creating his own radio show. Steve is now an investigative reporter and journalist that specializes in covering consumer debt and the debt relief world and a regular animal rescue pilot through his organization, pilot.dog....

Duration:00:21:50


Episode 10 - Stacy LeBaron

9/12/2017
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Stacy has over 20 years of experience in animal rescue and in working with Community Cats. An expert in her field, Stacy is a current member of the Shelter Medicine Committee at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Advisor to the Massachusetts Animal Coalition, Vice President of the Board for PAWSitive Pantry in Vermont, and committee member for HubCats Chelsea. She is also a current member of the development committee for World Animal Protection and so much...

Duration:00:22:02


Episode 9 - Nanette Martin

9/5/2017
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In this episode we talk with Nanette Martin who is the Executive Director, Co-Founder and Lead Photographer of Shelter Me Photography. Nanette left a successful editorial photography career after witnessing how effective her images were in finding homes for some of the lost animals of Katrina. She has photographed close to 10,000 homeless animals close to 80 shelters across the country. Nanette began teaching shelter photography workshops to animal welfare workers and volunteers to improve...

Duration:00:35:19


Episode 8 - Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)

8/29/2017
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Lynn Olenik talks with us about what it is like to be an executive director of an animal shelter. She gives insight into the operations of the Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS), how she got to her position as executive director, what skills, training, and talents are needed to manage a shelter and how you can get involved with your local shelter. To learn more about HAWS you can visit their website, https://hawspets.org/

Duration:00:24:58

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