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New Year’s Resolution: Help nonprofit animal rescue groups. They need it!

Won’t someone please help me?
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Because our economy is in a mess right now, our important local animal rescue groups are not getting the donations they need to survive. This isn’t good because right now is the time we need these groups the most!
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Posted on Tuesday, December 30th, 2008
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Local animal rescue groups need YOUR help NOW!

Bay Area nonprofit animal welfare organizations and city and county animal shelters need a little help from their friends. Because of the recent severe downturn in the U.S. economy, these valuable organizations are not getting the donations they need to survive … at the same time we need them most.

Find out more on the reasons behind all this by reading my daily newspaper column for today, Dec. 23, at: http://www.contracostatimes.com/columns/ci_11289547
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Posted on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008
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Hurricane Gustav: Animal groups help care for evacuated pets

Even as humans were being evacuated from sections of Louisiana that were hit by Hurricane Gustav, national nonprofit animal organizations were already rushing into the state to help their pets.

I received the following press releases over the weekend:
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Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008
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What to do with the S.F. Zoo?

A story in today’s San Francisco Chronicle says the San Francisco Supes supposedly want to turn the S.F. Zoo into a facility for rescued animals.

According to a report I heard on KCBS News radio about this story on my way into work this morning, the S.F. Supervisor measure would require that any future animal acquisitions at the zoo could only be rescued animals, such as animals confiscated by law enforcement from people who owned them illegally.
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Posted on Friday, August 8th, 2008
Under: Animal protection legislation, Animal rescue Organizations, San Francisco Zoo | No Comments »

Let seniors take their pets to Cooling Centers on hot days!

** I’m off on vacation to Panama. I’ll be back with a blog and some wonderful photos from the Central American rain forests on July 23. See ya! */Gary *

Many Bay Area communities have opened Cooling Centers to provide relief to seniors from HIGH temperatures.

Unfortunately, pets are not usually allowed at city-owned community centers, libraries and senior centers. And a lot of seniors won’t go to the Cooling Centers if they have to leave their pets behind in the heat.

There’s a simple and easy solution to this that will make sure our senior citizens are not placed at risk on these very hot days …
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Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
Under: Animal rescue Organizations, Cats, dogs, Hot Weather, Pet rescue | No Comments »