animal rescue

The imperfect animal advocate

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: , | Categories: News

January
25

When you work or volunteer in animal rescue you often feel like you bare the brunt of other people’s poor and/or selfish decisions. A common conversation among animal rescuers is the ridiculous reasons people have given when surrendering their pet. …

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The burden of animal rescue work

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: , | Categories: News

July
15

There is a compassion fatigue epidemic among animal rescue professionals. Animal rescue workers carry a heavy burden that is very difficult to understand unless you have experienced it yourself. We are isolated. Often misunderstood. We are overworked. We are frustrated …

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Timmy

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: , , , | Categories: News

January
28

This is Timmy, and he has been very sick for quite some time. We received an email from his Dad who felt like we were his last option to find out what was wrong with Timmy. Timmy started throwing up …

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