June 2nd, 2010
UAN’s Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) volunteers travel to temporary shelters at a moment’s notice because they want to help animals rescued from crisis situations. Meet two of the EARS volunteers who spent Memorial Day weekend caring for 49 horses, mules and donkeys rescued from neglect in West Virginia.
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Deputy mayor of Moraine, Ohio, Elaine put aside her public service hat and picked up a wheelbarrow and work boots to help the equines rescued from neglect in West Virginia. Elaine is the Vice President of Business Banking at PNC Bank and co-owner of Possum Creek Stables, so she brought plenty of much-needed horse-handing experience to the temporary shelter during the crucial early stages of the response, when the horses are most likely to be frightened and skittish. Read more >>
Photos courtesy EARS volunteer Debbie Ferguson.