Posts tagged "Red Star Emergency Services"

Recovering Pets in Oklahoma

Recovering Pets in Oklahoma
Click HERE for my WGN Radio interview with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association’s Red Star Emergency Services, from Oklahoma. What defines losing everything? Thousands of residents of Moore, OK, lost their homes and most of their belongings following last week’s deadly tornado. Those were the lucky ones, compared to 24 people who died,... Read more »

Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio

Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio
Red Star Emergency Services of the American Humane Association is on the ground in tornado ravaged Oklahoma, and Steve Dale’s Pet World will kick off with an on-the-scene report with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association, at 1:07 p.m (CDT) on WGN  Radio on May 25.  Josh will talk about the ups (like real-life pet... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: Preparing for Emergencies, Pet Insurance, Cat Genetics, Parrots and Ferrets

WGN Radio Petcast: Preparing for Emergencies, Pet Insurance, Cat Genetics, Parrots and Ferrets
This WGN Radio Petcast wins the Gold Medal for being the most jam packed ever! (May take a moment to load): Tracy Reis, national director of Red Star Emergency Services at the American Humane Association talks about preparing for your pets’ survival in emergencies. Everything from carrier training for cats to the importance of microchipping.... Read more »

American Humane: Preparing Your Pets for Disaster

American Humane: Preparing Your Pets for Disaster
June 1 officially kicked off the 2012 hurricane season. But even if you don’t live in a hurricane-prone region, many other disasters can strike, from tornadoes to wildfires, earthquakes and floods. If you have pets, be prepared. Rule No.1: If you have pets and evacuation is required, take them with you. Of course, to do... Read more »

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

During June’s Adopt-a-Cat Month, Leading National Animal Organizations Say Two Feline Friends Are Better Than One ——- American Humane Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, CATalyst Council, and Petfinder Offer Top 10 Checklist for Cat Parents and Parents-To-Be   WASHINGTON, D.C. - Millions of Americans will heed the national call to visit their local shelter or... Read more »

Recuers Are Angels, So Are the Animals They Rescue

Debbie Gabbard called the animal rescuers and shelter workers and volunteers "angels on earth." I think she's right.
Here are the animals belonging to Steve and Debbie Gabbard featured in the blog post Animals Rescuers Are Angels. During the flooding in Memphis, of course, many animals were saved…Here’s on family’s story; these four-legged family members were cared for by a team, including the American Humane Association Red Star Emergency Services. Here are photos... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast, America's Hero Dogs

Listen to this very special WGN Radio Petcast celebrating Hero Dogs, and the American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards. Click HERE to listen. The celebration begins with Robin Ganzert, President/CEO of the American Humane Association who describes the Hero Dog Awards. Robin also describes the Lucy Fund created to support animal assisted therapy dogs to... Read more »

Ambassador Rin Tin Tin

Stop the presses! Hold your horses! Big News!  As the contributions of military working dogs are being recognized for their accomplishments around the globe, the American Humane Association proudly announced that Rin Tin Tin has been named a  national ambassador for the Hero Dog Awards™. Rin Tin Tin might not be a household word among... Read more »

Steps Taken to Help Pets in Southern States Ripped by Tornadoes

Facebook fans have asked me specifically about the emergency relief pertaining to pets in Alabama, and specifically about when the American Humane Association will be on site. Attention is only now being focused on other issues in tornado devastated Alabama, following the barrage of tornadoes on April 27…saving and helping the animals, and reuniting those... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: FIP with Dr. Niels Pedersen, Earthquake Preparedness, Helping Pets in Japan, Singing Mice and Hero Dogs

Listen to my WGN Radio Petcast Talk about getting superstars on the show: Dr. Niels Pedersen, director Center for Companion Animal Health and Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, University of California, Davis. He wrote the book on feline medicine – literally. Dr. Niels Pedersen offers an audio lesson on FIP Pedersen doesn’t do many radio interviews, and... Read more »
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