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The Rescue of Pets & Animals in Haiti
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There has been much news coverage of all the worldwide efforts to help the people that were affected in the Haiti earthquake. What happened to any pets or animals that were also caught or trapped in the debris? The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary along with The Animal Rescue Coalition for Haiti launched a rescue mission to help save the animals. Rich Crook, Rapid Response Manager of Best Friends, is back from Haiti now, with many photos you can see, and will tell us what it was like on-the-ground offering help for the animals they encountered.
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The Rescue of Pets & Animals in Haiti, pt1
Rich Crook, former Rapid Response Manager of the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary discusses his recent rescue mission to help save animals affected by the earthquake in Haiti. He explains the conditions they found when they arrived, and how animals lives in Haiti are somewhat different than in the U.S.
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The Rescue of Pets & Animals in Haiti, pt2
Rich talks about the reaction of the Haitian people and the animals themselves to their aid efforts. He also talks about the logistical and linguistic challenges his group faced while working in Haiti.
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Michelle Koons from the Rock & Roll K-9s show talks about training dogs for show performances. She explains what her athletic dogs do and talks about their upcoming appearances at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo in Arlington Heights, IL.
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