Contest Winner -Almost Home Rescue Van Buren

I wanted to include our history and where we are now as Almost Home Shelter here in Van Buren. So, please bear with me.

The state law of Arkansas says that all dogs picked up by animal control are to be euthanized after five days of failing to locate the owner. There is a stipulation that […]

By |February 1st, 2019|Blog, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Support for pets in need

Tis The Season!

Another Christmas Season and a time for reflection. This year for those of us who work for Pet Advocacy through our Dog Talk TV Facebook connections, it has been an event for changes and for additions. We are thrilled to have met such super pet people in Arkansas! From our previous experiences in Oklahoma […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Blog, DogTalk, Pats Desk|2 Comments

$2500 Shelter or Rescue Donation

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Commenting on our website or anywhere other than the original post here on Facebook will not be counted. Previous contest winners are not eligible to win.

Eligibility: This contest is open only to registered dog shelters or dog rescues in the state […]

By |December 4th, 2018|Blog, Pats Desk|228 Comments

Dog Rescue Website Giveaway

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Commenting on our website or anywhere other than the original post here on Facebook will not be counted. Previous contest winners are not eligible to win.

Eligibility: This contest is open only to registered dog shelters or dog rescues in the state […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Blog, Pats Desk|17 Comments

How to Create a Really Successful Pet Rescue Event

Beyond grants and large donations from generous donors, a pet rescue has to continually focus on other sources for raising funds. The cost of caring for increasing numbers of pets lost, abandoned, and abused is substantial. Most rescues have experienced fairly successful financial profits from creating several events during the year. This requires hours of planning by staff and volunteers. Larger, well […]

By |October 20th, 2018|Blog, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Rescue Feature: Rock City Rescue

I was born an animal rescuer; it’s truly the reason I was put on this Earth. As a little girl, I’d try to get my mom to let me bring home every stray dog and cat in sight.

I raised kittens, dogs, a baby squirrel, a baby bunny, countless turtles. I loved every being that would […]

By |October 16th, 2018|Blog, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Rebel Rescue Fundraising

We received this submission from Sonya Frei.

My group is not a shelter, or a rescue, but hopefully you will believe our group is just as important like we do! REBEL Rescue Fundraising is our name. We are five friends who have fostered and cared for animals from our local kill shelter and rescues for years. […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Blog, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Remembering Jeff Nix

One of the biggest Boxer advocates, the Boxer Rescue, Unsung Hero, Jeff Nix passed away last Saturday. He left this world doing the very thing he loved the most, rescuing and saving Boxers. Jeff, a Scott City, Kansas resident was so selfless in his efforts, that he caught the attention of thousands of people around […]

By |October 6th, 2018|Pats Desk|7 Comments

Featured Rescue: Chicot County Humane Shelter

My name is Leigh Michael. I am founder of Chicot County Humane Shelter in Lake Village Arkansas. For the last year and half, my team and I have saved and transported over 600 dogs from the Arkansas/Mississippi delta area. Our team is very small but we are mighty!! For years, my teammates and I have […]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Pats Desk|0 Comments

Sticky’s Choice

      Let me tell you about a friend of mine named Sticky Johnson, who lives in a small town up in northern Minnesota.  Sticky had a girlfriend named Louise that he was crazy about. He said she was as pretty as a royal flush in a high stakes poker game.  It always made […]

By |September 8th, 2018|Pats Desk|0 Comments