Droopy's Story In November 2017, Droopy’s family – who’d gotten him as a puppy – dumped him at the Long Beach shelter because they were moving. Suddenly this family dog was living every day in a kennel. Droopy missed his family and gradually became more depressed. The shelter asked for help, explaining that he was emotionally suffering and that if a home could not be found, Droopy would be euthanized. By late June 2018, Droopy
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July 4th is just around the corner,  and along with this holiday, come the inevitable fireworks. Almost all humans with canines in the United States declare this day the worst day of the year for their dogs. Veterinarians say that July 3rd is usually the most trafficked day in their offices, with clients coming in looking for remedies for the inevitable panic that ensues once the festivities begin. The American Humane Association reports that July
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Rescue Express Animal Transport
The long awaited arrival of the new Rescue Express tractor trailer is here! This new rescue transport vehicle is wrapped and ready to hit the road, and you know what that means- more lives will be saved. The new trailer has the capacity to hold up to 350 animals per trip. Up until now, the Rescue Express weekend runs were made in buses that were converted and outfitted to safely and humanely transport upwards of
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There are so many facets to animal rescue, I do it every day. I get on the Rescue Express bus to do transport each weekend and walk the aisle lined with crates of animals saved from death in high-kill shelters. I look into each of their eyes, some frightened of the unknown that awaits them and others filled with joy that makes their eyes sparkle and their tails thump against the carriers… yes babies, you
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A busload of living, breathing souls on their way to a second chance at life is, in our opinion, the most precious cargo imaginable. In order to deliver rescue animals safely to their new destination, there is nothing quite as important as having a great team in place to assist with operations. Great communication skills, supreme organizational abilities, and the capacity to troubleshoot in a moment’s notice are essential to keeping things running smoothly. With
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