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Help Animal Shelters This Season – 5 Simple Ways

Whoa!  The holidays came in hot didn’t they?!!  I mean what happened to this last year?  So surreal.  I know that covid has had a significant impact on how we can help animal shelters. Here are 5 ideas to try. Contact your shelter to ask first though.

Wildlife Rescue with Ame Vanorio

Ame Vanorio joins me from Falmouth, Kentucky to talk all about wildlife rescue.  She runs Fox Run Environmental Education Center, where she rehabilitates animals to be released back into the wild.  She lives off the grid, teaching people about wildlife, alternative energy, organic gardening, medicinal herbs, and the list goes on.

Talk Horse & Horse Community with Charlotte Chanler

Charlotte Chanler can talk horse.  Seriously!  She is an animal communicator and medium who spends a lot of time talking to horses.  She grew up in the traditional competition circuit from the time that she was a little girl, sometimes witnessing the power of alternative healing techniques.

Help Animal Shelters with Dr. Monisha Seth

Dr. Monisha Seth from Orlando, Florida and Franklin’s Friends talks to us about how she helps animal shelters and rescues in her local area by fundraising.  She explains how she started with just a small group of five friends walking in the Orlando SPCA’s annual fundraiser, raising $500. 

Become an Animal Shelter Volunteer with Marissa de la Torre

Marissa from De La Doggies talks to us in episode 7 about using photography to become an animal shelter volunteer, and help rescued animals find homes.  Marissa lives in Los Angeles and is a pet and human photographer.  For over 10 years, she’s been helping rescues

Monarch Butterflies: help them survive with Patti Andrasak

Patti Andrasak from Inner Peace Reiki in New York talks to us today about helping monarch butterflies.  The population is declining rapidly, and without monarchs, our world is not only less beautiful, but we’re in serious danger of not having enough food to eat. 

10 Unique Places to Donate Toys (Where They Will Be Loved)

I’ve been keeping an eye out lately for good places to donate toys as I hop around town. With each birthday party or holiday, we pick up new toys, and inevitably it makes sense to pass some on to new homes. But… every time I go to put a toy into the box…

Easy Dog Treat Recipe to Donate to Shelters

Making dog treats for shelters is one of our favorite activities.  It’s fairly easy to do with this dog treat recipe, and it’s a great way for kids to make a difference for rescued animals.

Earth Day: Five Ways to Help in Less Than Ten Minutes

Earth Day!  It’s almost here!  April 22nd marks a day that makes me very happy.  Millions of people around the world pause to think about something bigger.  Something that brings us all together, no matter what tiny corner of the world we call home.

Reading to Dogs at South LA Animal Services

I had the chance to do one of the coolest things I have yet done this past Sunday with Shawn, Miya, and Bauer.  We joined some of Miya’s friends from school, and some new friends we’ve recently made, at South LA Animal Services to read to dogs!  It was a heart-warming afternoon.