Thursday • October 21
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What Friendship Means at the Country's Largest and Most Notable Animal Sanctuary
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Do you know what happened to the abused dogs that were rescued from the football player, Michael Vick or where many of the lost pets from Hurricanes Gustav and Katrina went? They were saved by the "Best Friends Animal Sanctuary" in Southern Utah, the only organization in our country that can mount major rescue efforts due their extensive rescue and sanctuary experience. We'll hear the inside stories about the animals that get a second chance from my guest, Faith Maloney, Director of Animal Care and from Makayla, an eight year old girl who traveled from Illinois to Utah just to be able to volunteer a few days of her time.
Photos Courtesy of the Best Friends Society
Episode Segments:
Faith Maloney of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Faith tells us about her sanctuary, and its mission of no more homeless pets. She talks about the organizations rescue efforts after Hurricanes Katrina & Gustav, and gives us an update on Michael Vicks dogs. She also talks about why the pit bull is so misunderstood.
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Best Friends Volunteer Makayla Cooper
8-year old Makayla tells Susan about her time volunteering at the Best Friends Animal Shelter, and why she decided to do so. She talks about her duties there, some of the animals she took care of, and has advice for other kids interested in volunteering.
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