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Rescue Matters: How to Find, Foster, and Rehome Companion Animals: A Guide for Volunteers and Organizers

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Part I of Rescue Matters! covers the legal, organizational, and paperwork needs of rescue groups, as well as finding and working with volunteers. Part II deals with the animals themselves: how to evaluate (health issues, personality assessment, type of home needed) foster homes and veterinary care, assessing potential adopters, training, and dealing with behavioral problem ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Alpine Publications, Inc.
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Elise
Aug 20, 2011 Elise rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: those thinking of going into or already in animal rescue or fostering
I received this book through Goodreads First Reads.
The forward by Dean Koontz is a good beginning to the book. It was moving, and it made me feel like I want to start fostering.
As for the rest of the book, it reads like a textbook and a powerpoint presentation. The format makes it easy to read, though. And it touches on Everything. It goes over the legalities of animal rescue and fostering, how you can help if you can't foster, finding volunteers, managing volunteers, financial advise, health
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Sheila Webster Boneham writes fiction and nonfiction, much of it focused on animals, nature, and travel. She doesn't like to be labeled -- just as she reads across genres, Sheila also writes across genres. She is currently working on a novel, a series of short stories, a series of essays about traveling the U.S. by train, and a book-length meditation on the human-canine connection. Sheila teaches ...more
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