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The Rural Reality in Rescue

The Rural Reality in Rescue

I wish all the rescues in Washington, Oregon, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, the Northeast (Maryland, Maine, et al) who need dogs would visit us - or any rescue in Oklahoma. There’s a theory in the animal rescue world that we will soon have to import dogs from...

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The Numbers Are Amazing

The Numbers Are Amazing

PAAS is a transfer hub for homeless dogs/cats/puppies/kittens. We currently have 20+ municipal shelters and/or 501©3 rescues who are our partners. And 3,500+ dogs/cats/puppies/kittens have made the trip to Dumb Friends League in Denver. So if you use a multiplier of 5...

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From My Point Of View

From My Point Of View

Each week 25 - 40 homeless animals come to PAAS on their way to a new home in Colorado. Part of our mission is to save thousands of homeless pets each year and we do. To date, 3,500 homeless pets have found new homes in Colorado. This week, as an example, we have 22...

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Fireworks and Your Furry Friends

Fireworks and Your Furry Friends

The 4th of July is less than a week away and lots of fireworks will fill the air with colorful displays and loud, loud, loud booms. The result??? You may celebrate the 4th – but if you’re not careful -- you’ll be looking for your dog when the noise dies down. More...

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Meet in the Middle

Meet in the Middle

The willingness to meet in the middle is all too often the biggest stumbling block to solving a problem. We see it all the time in the world of politics - - it’s as though no matter what – compromise and/or meeting in the middle – is not going to happen. All too...

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Saving Miss Bitsy

Saving Miss Bitsy

Hi!!! My name is Miss Bitsy and this is my story. I was found by someone who cared enough to bring me to the Tulsa Animal Welfare. I only had one eye – and it wasn’t in the best condition. I could see some shadows – but the world was hazy. Then, for some reason, my...

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Keep Your Cool

Keep Your Cool

In this heat (which will just get brutal before long), keeping cool is important for us and our pets. The more difficult challenge is to Keep Your Cool when dealing with other people!!! Rescue is not for the faint-hearted and, all too often, our passion or compassion...

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Recognition by Your Peers

Recognition by Your Peers

In the animal rescue world, there's no gold medal that can give you bragging rights. However, recognition from your peers ranks up there with a gold medal. We recently attended the Animal Care Expo 2018 in Kansas City. Our Pets for Life program won the Campsite Award...

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The Story of Faith

The Story of Faith

Hi. My name is Faith and I really didn’t know what it meant to be loved until PAAS rescued me and I got to go to the Richardson Birthing and Rehabilitation Center. At first, I was scared so I went to the laundry room and just looked at the back door. I even slept...

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Whatever You Call It – It Works!

Whatever You Call It – It Works!

In school you learn the importance of teamwork - - in the business world it’s called collaboration - - and today, in the non-profit world - - it is collective impact. Collective impact results are more complex and challenging to reach, but the impact is life-changing....

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