141: Ryan Darfler, Mad Dog Rescue; Dusty Showers, Creepy Creatures; Hurricane Harvey and Irma

Ryan Darfler is founder and director of Mad Dog Rescue, soon to have its 501(c)(3) status. Mad Dog Rescue exists to Make A Difference to the lives of domestic animals. They accomplish this through community outreach, disaster relief, emergency logistics, and relocation/homing efforts.

Ryan shares about two life-saving trips he helped coordinate from Houston to San Francisco to transport animals, helping in the Hurricane Harvey relief work. It was a total team effort, involving Houston Pets Alive, Austin Pets Alive, Mad Dog Rescue, The Milo Foundation, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, San Francisco SPCA, and Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch.

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Thank you Ryan!!

Dusty Showers is owner of Creepy Creatures Pest & Wildlife in the Tampa, Florida area. He’s a wildlife wrangler and pink bra wearer! Dusty has appeared on Oprah, The Daytime Show, swam in Alligator Alley and in 2012, Dusty rode his bicycle from Clearwater Beach to Los Angeles… all while wearing a pink bra to fight breast cancer.

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Dusty was also our guest on Episode 8

How to Humanely “Nudge” A Raccoon

How to Humanely “Nudge” A Squirrel

Thank you Dusty!

Photo credits: Letitia Smith of White Light Exposure and Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch

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Renée Zellweger is an Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actor, born in Katy, Texas in the greater Houston area.

How to Help Hurricane Irma and Harvey-Related Charities and Causes

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About Nancy and Harold Rhee

We have been married over 20 years, fostered over 60 dogs in the past four years, and we love animal rescue and the amazing people who dedicate their lives. And of course, the dogs and cats!

If you want to learn more about Nancy and Harold, go to our About Us page at http://thisispawprint.com/about or listen to our introductory podcast episode, “Fifty Puppies and a Podcast.” http://thisispawprint.com/000

About Pawprint

Pawprint (or Paw Print) is a weekly podcast dedicated to animal rescue, adoption, and the heroes who make it happen. Volunteer, walk, adopt, or foster a dog, cat, rabbit, or other wonderful pet through your local shelter, humane society, SPCA, pound, and animal control. Stop abuse, and help increase animal protection, welfare, and rights.  http://thisispawprint.com http://animalrescuepodcast.com

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If you want to join our animal rescue community and receive two free bonus dog-training resources from Irith Bloom, positive reinforcement dog trainer, go to http://thisispawprint.com/ask. Irith can be found at http://www.thesophisticateddog.com/

About Pawprint’s Music

All of Pawprint’s music is composed by Luke Gartner-Brereton. Luke is based in Brisbane, Australia, and he composes a wide variety of songs and musical loops http://info.vanillagroovemedia.com http://vanillagroovestudios.com http://soundcloud.com/luke-gartnerbrereton


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