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Foster Hero Story: Meet Carolina & her foster kitties

Carolina and her family have been fostering many kittens varying in ages 0-8 months. This is certainly a huge effort because bottle babies and some kitties with special needs require good TLC. Learn how Carolina…

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Fostering Mrs. Whats-it

As a volunteer with Portland, Oregon animal shelters, I’ve thought a lot about what could make our community a safe one for pets, before they ever reach the shelter door. I envision living in a…

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A Look Into The World Of Veterinary Volunteering

If you have always loved animals and would love to work with and care for them as a career, you will need to have some extensive experience. The best way to do that is to…

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Fostering Animals is Free! Tax Deductions for Fostering

Thanks to a June 2011 ruling by a U.S. Tax Court Judge, if you foster or rescue an animal, your expenses from things like pet supplies, the veterinary bills, cleaning supplies and utility bills that…

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Do More Good with Technology

Since the first primitive man counted sheep with a stick, technology has been helping people solve their problems. For the shepherd, it helped him know if any of his herd went missing through the day….

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Why We are Here

We are here to save lives. Even to myself it sounds absurd sometimes, or at least a little grandiose. Like many I want to do good, make an impact, and the choice I made is…

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Guidelines for safe transfer of pets during the COVID-19 crisis

We recommend temporary foster homes pick up their foster pets in a mutually agreed upon public space that minimizes contact between people to the greatest extent possible and follows CDC guidelines on how to protect oneself….

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