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Bound Angels Banana Challenge

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To raise awareness for shelter dogs everywhere and their need to connect with people, we are announcing the “Bound Angels Banana Challenge,”  the vegan version of our “Bound Angels Hot Dog Challenge.” The challenge is simple, take 3 pieces of banana and get them from your mouth to your dog’s mouth without using your hands.  Ideally spitting them from your mouth to …

Flirt Poles in Shelters

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Although flirt poles or prey sticks have been around for many years, it seems that Flirt poles are the newest fad for exercising dogs.  It seems whenever something new comes along to “help dogs”; its main intention is to make the training of the dog easier for the human.  It is stated “exercising a dog on a flirt pole for …

How to Save More Lives – Survey Results

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According to the January 2014 “Survey of Successful No-kill Facilities” Report by Franklin D. McMillan DVD of Best Friends Animal Society The greatest reason preventing the attainment of 100% save rate is medical disorders, followed closely by behavioral issues.   It has long been my opinion that behavioral issues should be treated with the same scope as medical issues.  Shelters …

Fundraiser 2013

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So, another thing I am not good at being consistent at is fundraising.  I guess that’s because I see so many other groups fundraising more than doing the work, so I think that everyone thinks like me.  Therefore, I don’t do fundraisers.  Since starting Bound Angels in 2007 we’ve done 3, yes 3 fundraisers.  We run on a super shoestring …

My Vision for Bound Angels

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When I first toyed with the idea of starting and organization to help animals there were several things I considered.  Most importantly was the fact that so many other “rescues’ existed: why does there need to be another?  Then I realized that I didn’t want to start another rescue, I wanted to do something different, and I did.   The …