Rescued: Saving Animals from Disaster
Allen Anderson, Linda Anderson
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Rescued goes beyond tragedies to talk about animal rescue and sanctuary operations around the country, what volunteers and staff do, and how readers can help orphaned animals. The book puts attention on an unheralded world of animal shelters, organizations, and brave individuals who made a difference.
Http://www.deploy.gcprojects.org (accessed April 17, 2006). 4. Claire Davis, “Planning for the Next Disaster in Louisiana,” Best Friends Network, April 30, 2006, http://network.bestfriends.org/News/PostDetail.aspx?np=3397&g=3e4461c0-52d8-4523-a058-0c744df72a60 (accessed May 4, 2006). 5. Debra Bennetts, “Firefighters across the U.S. Now Equipped with Pet Oxygen Masks,” PRWEB, June 29, 2005, http://press.arrivenet.com/business/article.php/661989.html (accessed April 17, 2006). Chapter 19.
Against, 257 pit bulls stolen for/used in, 73, 120, 141, 210 dog pounds, 212 dogs cancer-detecting, 5 “failure to thrive,” 20 feeding program for, 172 heartworm in, 72 number owned, 6 packs of, 102, 175 parvo diseases in, 72 pit bulls, 73, 120, 141, 210 puppy mills, 65, 79, 222, 257, 282 weight loss from walking of, 5 yard vs. house, 72 See also spaying/neutering Dogs Deserve Better (DDB), 215 dolphins, 66 donations, 7–8, 67, 292 Donkey Sanctuary, 206 Donlon, Kate, 189, 255.
Winn-Dixie group, 96, 131–33, 142 Winograd, Nathan, 218 Witters, Jim, 85 Wollison, Anita, 12, 191–92 Wood, Hilary, 13–14, 206–7 World Trade Center bombing, 60, 75 WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals), 66 WWL Radio, 193 Wyler, Gretchen, 68, 257 Y Yetti (dog), 149 Young, Don, 276 Young, Laticia, 38, 45 Z Zerweck, Lorie, 263–65 Zeus (lion), 201 About the Authors Allen and Linda Anderson are inspirational speakers and the authors of a series of books.
Volunteers, wore them. Laura says, “The T-shirts implied credibility for people who may or may not have been skilled. Volunteers showed up in flip-flops. We got hammered by the military because some animal rescue people weren’t wearing proper clothing. The HSUS T-shirts and spray-painting LA/SPCA on their vehicles got volunteers through military checkpoints into New Orleans. We had always had good relationships with local police.” From many accounts we heard, the police and military couldn’t.
Obviously a reason, so protect yourself and your animals. You just don’t know what will happen.” And if you have to evacuate, she says, “Leave with your animals! If you don’t, a rescuer has to try to save your pets. Or if you return to the disaster area for your pets, you could place yourself or other people at risk.” A great idea is to have a Rescue Alert sticker on the front door of your house. You can get this for free at the ASPCA website. It alerts emergency personnel that there are animals.