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  1. Hooves Marching for Mercy

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    The first part of our mission is... Rescuing and providing sanctuary to abandoned, sick/injured, and abused potbelly pigs and other animal friends, as we have room. The second part of our mission is... Providing sanctuary and a peaceful and healing environment for military, military...

  2. Ghost herds : rescuing horses and horse people in Bluegrass Kentucky

    | Contributor(s):: Tamar V.S. McKee

    This dissertation examines the cultural and historical dimensions of why certain communities in the United States are compelled to rescue animals from abuse, neglect, or death. In particular, it engages with the debate over sending “unwanted” horses to slaughter, touching upon not...

  3. Estimating the Availability of Potential Homes for Unwanted Horses in the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Emily Weiss, Emily D Dolan, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Shannon Gramann, Margaret R Slater

    There are approximately 200,000 unwanted horses annually in the United States. This study aimed to better understand the potential homes for horses that need to be re-homed. Using an independent survey company through an Omnibus telephone (land and cell) survey, we interviewed a nationally...

  4. Surrendered and Stray Dogs in Australia—Estimation of Numbers Entering Municipal Pounds, Shelters and Rescue Groups and Their Outcomes

    | Contributor(s):: Diana Chua, Jackquie Rand, John Morton

    There is no national system for monitoring numbers of dogs entering municipal council pounds and shelters in Australia, or their outcomes. This limits understanding of the surrendered and stray dog issue, and prevents the evaluation of management strategies. We aimed to estimate these in...

  5. Animal Experimentation as a Form of Rescue

    | Contributor(s):: Alexander Zambrano Mr.

    In this paper I explore a new approach to the ethics of animal experimentation by conceiving of it as a form of rescue. The notion of rescue, I suggest, involves some moral agent(s) performing an action or series of actions, whose end is to prevent or alleviate serious harm to another party, harm...

  6. Aug 16 2016

    Preparing for Disasters with Pets Lecture

    You can never be too prepared in case of emergencies and neither can your pets! Come learn how to plan for emergencies, what supplies your pets will need, what to do with your pets in case of...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/444

  7. Mill Dog Rescue: Theresa Strader at TEDxColoradoSprings

    After attending a large-scale dog auction on February 17, 2007 in the heart of puppy mill country, Theresa was inspired to make a lasting difference for the dogs held captive by the commercial dog breeding industry. National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR) was formed to honor one very special dog who was...

  8. Parrots for Patriots

    We connect parrots with veterans because we love helping the birds find a home and helping veterans find a friend for life. Many of the parrots have come from a difficult past and need time to be retrained by our staff.We have a winning formula for parrot placement. We have comprised a special...

  9. Dyan deNapoli: The great penguin rescue

    | Contributor(s):: Dyan deNapoli

    A personal story, a collective triumph: Dyan deNapoli tells the story of the world's largest volunteer animal rescue, which saved more than 40,000 penguins after an oil spill off the coast of South Africa. How does a job this big get done? Penguin by penguin by penguin ...

  10. Second Chance at Life Greyhound Prison Partnership

    For years, the nightmare of the National Greyhound Foundation(NGF) has been the problem of not having a place to put the thousands of racing Greyhounds who retire in Florida every year until adoption groups can get them adopted. The NGF has researched Prison Pet Partnerships with other dogs and...

  11. StarPups

    The STARPups Program is a one of kind animal assisted therapy team. We rescue very special animals and put them into a training program that transfers them into STARPups!  The STARPups Program is a division of STARS Mentoring Services, LLC. Our animal assisted therapy program is a...

  12. Companions for Heroes

    C4H is a non-clinical and non-facility based organization that places special emphasis on creating mutually beneficial opportunities for shelter and rescue animals, some who might otherwise be euthanized, and our nation’s service men and women by accessing the expertise of medical care...

  13. Bunnies in Baskets

    Bunnies in Baskets is a fully volunteer run, 501 (c)(3) public charity.  Our volunteers often rescue, foster, adopt, and provide huge doses of TLC (and medical care) to neglected, abused, and/or abandoned rabbits every year.  They train the most affectionate,...

  14. Ranch Hand Rescue

    Ranch Hand rescue fills a much needed special niche in dealing with the worst-of-the-worst animal abuse and neglect cases.  After they are rehabilitated, our special resident animals are given a job to do. They are introduced to people with psychological and emotional challenges....

  15. Not Just Horsing Around: An Interview with Colleen Cheechalk

    16 Jun 2014 | Posted by Angel Tobey

    Colleen Cheechalk recently talked with us about her experiences with the human-animal bond and the amazing work she is doing with her organization, Borrowed Freedom. In the Beginning Colleen...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2186/blog/2014/06/not-just-horsing-around-an-interview-with-colleen-cheechalk

  16. Mar 28 2014

    The Ghosts in our Machine

    Please join us for a film screening and discussion with producer, Liz Marshall, and author of "We Animals", Jo-Anne McArthur.About the film:The Ghosts in our Machine is a multi-award winning...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/223

  17. PetsLoyal2Vets

    PetsLoyal2Vets connects disabled Minnesota Millitary Veterans diagnosed and treated for PTSD, TBI, or physical assualt traumas with specially trained companion, therapy and Psychiatric service dogs by partnering with supporting animal shelters, breeders and rescue organizations and at no cost to...

  18. Lyon Ranch

    Located in Sonoma, California, we take any number of our 70 animals to nursing homes, hospitals, retirement communities, senior citizen centers, and various other events throughout the Bay area.Many of our animals have been rescued from neglect and abuse, or were scheduled to be euthanized. These...

  19. Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter

    | Contributor(s):: Gail Laule, Jacob Casper, Sebastian Heath, Robert Linnabary, Andrej Romanovsky

    The Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter for Oct-Dec 1993. Contains "The Use of Behavioral Management Techniques to Reduce or Eliminate Abnormal Behavior" by Gail Laule, "Preparing the Farm and Farm Animals for Disasters by Jacob Casper, Sebastian E. Heath, and Robert D. Linnabary, and...

  20. Merlin's KIDS

    Merlin’s KIDS provides Certified Service animals by rescuing, rehabilitating, and training shelter dogs to become service animals for children with autism and other special needs as well as veterans.