April 29, 2010

Saving a life, UAN style

April 26, 2010

Dancing for joy

This little poodle was so happy to be rescued from the puppy mill in Sparta, Tennessee, he was dancing for joy!

April 25, 2010

Hope in our hearts

Submitted by EARS volunteer Debbie Ferguson of Kildeer, Illinois

April 24, 2010

221 ways to steal our hearts

Submitted by EARS volunteer Debbie Ferguson of Kildeer, Illinois Hello again from Nashville, Tennessee, where we are housing the 221 dogs and 2 cats rescued from a puppy mill in Sparta, Tennessee yesterday.
April 24, 2010

Tennessee puppy mill video

This video shows conditions at the Sparta, Tennessee puppy mill when rescuers from United Animal Nations, The Humane Society of the United States, White County Sheriff's Department and White County Humane Society arrived on site.

April 24, 2010

Scenes from a puppy mill

These photos taken by EARS volunteer Debbie Ferguson show what life was like for the 221 dogs at the Sparta, Tennessee puppy mill.

April 23, 2010

Relief, joy and hope for 221 puppy mill dogs

Submitted by EARS volunteer Debbie Ferguson of Kildeer, Illinois

March 19, 2010

Until the next time we meet …

Sumbitted by EARS volunteer Marcia Goodman of Cromwell, Connecticut

BUT FIRST: STOP THE PRESSES!

My final blog entry was all written (see below), but then I heard from Julie Rathbun, the UAN volunteer at the Mississippi deployment who arranged with HSUS for the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in her home city of Mobile, Alabama to take custody of two expectant mothers. Julie then drove both dogs to Mobile.

March 18, 2010

A successful rescue, just about over

Submitted by EARS volunteer Marcia Goodman of Cromwell, Connecticut

Well, I’m back home in Connecticut, and the deployment is just about over. Tomorrow I’ll do a final wrap-up blog entry. Today I’ll focus on the two people I interviewed at the very end of my time in Mississippi: Janet Roush of Nebraska, and Janell Matthies, on staff with UAN as its Emergency Services Manager