Thursday, July 14, 2011

Btc4a:Vets at Animal Aid’s compassion education program

Animal Aid Unlimited is a US-based 501(c)3 charitable organization that runs a busy animal hospital and shelter in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, where ownerless street animals are rescued, healed, loved, and returned to the neighborhoods from where they came.

Introducing veterinarians to the complex lives led by street animals of India is an important component of Animal Aid’s compassion education program. Vets are often more accustomed to treating owned animals who may lead lives of luxury in comparison to street dogs and abandoned cows and donkeys, treated in facilities that don’t have x-ray machines, ultrasounds, gas anesthesia or other luxuries. Animal Aid got a wonderful chance to exchange perspectives when four vet students from Washington State University volunteered for three weeks in June

I will try to get an interview with the girls about their experience there. Do let me know in the comments all you would like to know about the program and the girls visit!!

On Another note, our online yard sale from the previous post is almost done. We raised over 250$ which will be matched and doubled and donated to Animal Aid.
I had put Old Dog Haven in the random drawing for $1000 donation by pedigree on TwoLittleCavaliers and we got picked!!! Old Dog Haven will get the donation from pedigree!

Did you all know that networking on Facebook is saving so many pets lives!!
I stumbled upon all these volunteers and non affiliated rescues on Facebook, who take pictures of the dogs in shelters on euthanization list(esp the crazy kill shelters in NYC and LA), share those pictures far and wide, find adopters or fosters, transporters and pullers work with each other to take the dogs and cats our of the shelters and transport them to rescues or foster homes! and a lot more. Please do join the local rescue facebook pages, or volunteer pages!
Here are a few examples
And there are 100s more.

Things I would love to do this year
  • Fund raising in creative ways!
  • Spread the message about Veganism, because I cannot be a speciesist anymore, I cannot pet and love an animal(dogs) and eat some others!. Here's my vegan food blog where I put up yummylicious, creative as welll as day-today food options and recipes.
  • Help connect people who want pets with the available pets all over the country!
Blog for the Change! And Make it Happen!
Have a fun Day everyone! Thanks for dropping by.