I really hadn’t intended this to be the week that I kept coming back again and again to ask for donations, but there is such a great need out there. I’m trying at least to give you a variety of options so you can choose where your donation, however large or small, can do the most good.
None of the causes I’m posting have any relationship to doggies.com and are not, per se, endorsed by this site. Do your research and make sure you know what you’re giving to and how the money will be used. (I guess I probably should have said that on Monday!)
Continue reading Dog Rescuer Losing Home; Needs Help Keeping Pets
According to some sources, 10,000 homes are being foreclosed upon per DAY, and new foreclosure proceedings start every 30 seconds.
We have many victims of the economy who are losing their jobs and/or need help feeding their pets. Some just need pet friendly housing or security deposit help to keep their pets.
Can you help? Be a virtual or local volunteer and Help foreclosure/economy pets with their families or be placed safely! We have a whole new group of pet owners looking to place their pets who do not know the dangers that we know of!
Craigslist and Freecycle pets need us!
Help educate people on the statistics of owner surrenders in shelter/pounds.
Help raise awareness to the problems we face outside of our network.
Join ForeclosurePetRescue: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/ForeclosurePetRescue
Also http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Peace4Pets/ Group for owner surrenders for any reason. This group was created to help foreclosure pets and economy victims find rescue or foster and to avoid shelters and pounds. We are here to help the silent victims and to help educate and raise awareness to this problem. We need to let people know there are dangers AND options.
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!
Have you been following the news of pets that are being abandoned at record rates due to the economy? Seems that those who have lost their jobs can’t afford to keep their pets, which makes sense, but boy what a hard choice to make. I know, you have to feed your kids and pay your electric bill, but it sure would be hard to have to give up Fido just to make it through. Continue reading A sad tail…er…tale