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Forgiveness is a Key Ingredient in Rescue

Forgiveness is a Key Ingredient in Rescue

Last week I saw too many comments on why the Eagles shouldn’t be in the Super Bowl because of Michael Vick. He’s not part of the NFL and the 2018 team should not be held accountable for the actions of someone who is no longer a player. The more difficult subject –...

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Building A Team – Challenging and Rewarding

Building A Team – Challenging and Rewarding

In 2015, one month before we broke ground, Rhonda joined PAAS as our veterinary technician and our journey to building a team in animal rescue had begun. For the next 4 months, we worked out of an office on Wilson while they were finalizing construction. In April, we...

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The Heart of a Rescuer – Vicki’s Story

The Heart of a Rescuer – Vicki’s Story

I am so happy and my heart is full. My sweet foster, Charlie, is now with my wonderful, dear friend in Minnesota. This little dog has been through unimaginable suffering and pain in his short life. He was picked up in Vinita by the animal control officer, Amy. She...

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Country Pets Training Classes Coming Up

Country Pets Training Classes Coming Up

Our friends at Country Pets Bed and Breakfast have their next set of training classes set up, starting in February of 2018. Here are the details, straight from their FB page: Our next set of 8 week classes will start on Tuesday February 6th. Basic 1 @ 6 pm Basic 2...

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The Power of Love

The Power of Love

It is proven again and again and again - - the power a momma dog or cat has for the babies they are carrying. It is one of the most rewarding acts we do in rescue – save a pregnant Momma. Momma Dog (in the pictures) had been in a municipal shelter since 12.4.17 – more...

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You Do The Math

You Do The Math

There are many different formulas for calculating the number of puppies and kittens that could be born if a pet was not “fixed”. If you take a very conservative approach, here’s numbers that highlight two things: #1) the sheer number of dogs and cats that could be...

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Looking Back – Our First Few Years At PAAS

Looking Back – Our First Few Years At PAAS

Much has been accomplished since we first opened our doors at PAAS in April of 2015. It was January 2014 when I became the first Executive Director for PAAS. For the next year, I did research, watched the construction slowly begin to take shape, visited with other...

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Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic

These are the lucky ones: Bitsie, Shorty, Franklin, Sally Mae, Ozzy, Sassy, Hooper, Tina, Paco, Batman, Scout, Spencer, Grinnie, Honey and Squirrel. These are some of our partner rescues/shelters: PAAS (us), Pauls Valley Municipal Pound, Washington SPCA...

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The Good, The Bad and the Oh My Goodness

The Good, The Bad and the Oh My Goodness

My friends and colleagues will confirm I love what Facebook can do to help all of us in rescue. It also helps people find lost relatives and friends; someone to do a specific job; and keeps us connected in a wonderful way. That’s the good. Sometimes, however, it seems...

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