FTLOD Episodes 26-30
Sky Valencia of St. Martin’s Animal Foundation stopped by the “For the Love of Dogs” set to discuss her Los Angeles based organization’s service to animals. St Martin’s Animal Foundation is a vegetarian animal rescue organization, meaning even the rescue animals don’t eat meat.
Olive’s Way co-founder Lisa Posin visited the “For the Love of Dogs” set to discuss her beloved dog Olive, who passed away of cancer at 7 years old. Olive’s Way Oncology Fund was set up in Olive’s honor and works with UF Small Animal Hospital to offer medical and surgical care for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets. Also in this episode: a very special announcement about our “America’s Best Tails” rescue story contest.
Dog behaviorist Susan Blatz stopped by with her foster dog Tundy (who is available for adoption through Animal Rescue of Texas). Susan discussed her love of dogs, some of her methods working with previously “difficult” dogs and her beginnings as a dog sitter turned behaviorist.
Lisa Hyne, executive director of DFW Labrador Retriever Rescue Club (also known as DFW Lab Rescue), came by to talk about her love of labs and the great work her organization does to rescue them. She brought along Romo, who is currently available for adoption. Over the past 15 years, DFW Lab Rescue has rescued and re-homed an estimated 2,000 dogs.
American Dog Rescue Foundation founder Arthur E. Benjamin went on location in this episode of “For the Love of Dogs,” as SPCA of Texas president James Bias provided a tour of their adoption facilities. In addition to operating this animal shelter, SPCA of Texas also offers educational services, spay/neuter services, animal cruelty investigations, rescues and more.