• DIY No Sew Doggie Tug Toy
    July 21, 2020 | Kimberly Ruiz | DIY, Email Digest Blog,

    Today is National Craft for Local Shelters Day! Want an easy way to help dogs and social distance at the same time? Put your old t-shirts to use with this easy no sew DIY. Many local shelters have their own…..

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  • Jax, Champ and Baxter
    May 26, 2020 | Kimberly Ruiz | Email Digest Blog, Your Rescue Stories,

    Jax was a last-minute add on and quite a surprise when came lumbering out of Andrea's SUV. He was a very big and very beautiful black lab! He's about 8 months old and probably close to 90 lbs. He and…..

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  • Episode 117 – Melanie Sadek
    April 7, 2020 | Kimberly Ruiz | Email Digest Blog, Podcasts, Professional Podcast,

      Melanie Sadek is the Executive Director of Valley Humane Society. She has worked in both for-profit and non-profit environments, including 11 years of corporate and small business management. As manager of the traffic safety department for the California State…..

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  • Episode 121 – Tom Van Winkle
    December 28, 2019 | Kimberly Ruiz | Professional Podcast,

      Tom believes that the most important part of their job is to repair and strengthen the bond between humans and their pets. The mission at Hinsdale Humane Society is to eradicate animal homelessness by providing a temporary safe haven…..

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  • Episode 120 – Shannon Reedy
    December 27, 2019 | Kimberly Ruiz | Professional Podcast,

    Shannon Reedy is a zoo professional with nearly 26 years of experience. She is currently the Education Specialist with the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, IL where they have over 6,500 individuals in their programs with approximately 250 students participating…..

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  • Episode 119 – Dr. Jennifer Conrad
    December 26, 2019 | Kimberly Ruiz | Professional Podcast,

    Dr. Jennifer Conrad is a passionate animal welfare advocate who has cared for wildlife on six continents for over two decades. Currently, Dr. Conrad’s professional responsibilities are divided between working with nonprofit wildlife sanctuaries for unwanted and abused animals in…..

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  • Episode 118 – Shannon Glenn
    December 24, 2019 | Kimberly Ruiz | Professional Podcast,

    Shannon is passionate about helping people and animals & keeping pets with their families. She has a background in fundraising, community outreach and policy creation which help her to grow and continue helping those who need it most. My Pit…..

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  • Episode 116 – Erica Plowman
    December 23, 2019 | Kimberly Ruiz | Professional Podcast,

      Erica Plowman, a flight attendant with Southwest Airlines and has taken her flight experience to a whole new level by co-founding SWATT (Southwest Animal Transport Team) where she and her partner Elaine Brown and over 1,100 volunteers donate their…..

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  • DIY Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Treats
    October 29, 2019 | Kimberly Ruiz | Animal Tips, DIY, Dogs,

    Don't you think your pup deserves some good tasting treats? Let them indulge in these goodies! Ingredients 1 cup (255g) natural creamy peanut butter 3/4 cup (180ml) nonfat milk 1 large egg or 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 cups (244g) whole wheat flour* 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/3 cup (30g) oats* 2–3 strips cooked bacon,…..

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  • DIY Wiffle Ball Treat Holder
    October 24, 2019 | Kimberly Ruiz | DIY, Email Digest Blog,

    Wiffle Ball Treat Holder Would you like to give your pet something fun to play with while also giving them a tasty treat? Well, then this wiffle ball treat holder is the perfect DIY for you and your companion, plus…..

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