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Heroes Of The Flood: How Two Vets Saved 33 Dogs In Louisiana

(ANIMAL RESCUE/NATURAL DISASTER RELIEF) Animal rescue efforts are still underway following the Great Flood of 2016. The Humane Society of Louisiana put out a call for help after the Louisiana floods devastated the Livingston Parish region. Dogs were found stranded on the roof of the flooded Denham Springs Animal Shelter, but luckily Dr. Liza Ledet and Ashley Geoghegan, two veterinarians from the Mandeville Animal Hospital, came to the rescue. The two vets and their staff members are being credited with saving the lives of more than 30 dogs rescued from the Louisiana floodwaters. This week, Jeff Dorson of the Humane Society of Louisiana thanked the dedicated vets by presenting them each with a special "Heroes of the Flood" award for their noble efforts. Not only did they save 33 animal lives, but they are also committed to caring for the animals--out-of-pocket---until they're adopted. "We had 17 dogs that were just rescued from the flood that needed immediate help, and who could help us,"Jeff Dorson said. "Their answers were, 'We can. Just bring them in and we'll figure it out.'" Thanks to Global Animal donors like you, so far we've distributed over $2,200 to help animals affected by the floods. Funds are being dispersed between the Humane Society of Louisiana (HSL) and Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge (CAABR) to assist with field rescue operations and sheltering services. Learn more about the Humane Society of Louisiana and the Mandeville Animal Hospital's flood relief efforts in the article and video clip below. -- Global Animal

Flood Relief Donations: Helping Louisiana Out Of The Mud

(ANIMAL RESCUE/ACTIVISM) Last month, the United States witnessed the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy when prolonged rainfall and catastrophic flooding devastated parts of southern Louisiana. The historic and unprecedented event was quickly declared a state of emergency as it submerged thousands of homes and businesses, displacing thousands of residents and their pets. Fortunately, rescue organizations--both local and national--have banded together to help animals in need following the disaster. The Global Animal Foundation quickly distributed an initial $1,200 to aid first responders on the ground helping animals affected by the floods. Thanks to generous donors like you, we are thrilled to announce that we've sent another $1,000 from the Louisiana Flooding Relief Fund. -- Global Animal

Thank You, Global Animals! Louisiana Flood Donations At Work

(ACTIVISM/TAKE ACTION) In what's being described as the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, recent catastrophic flooding in Louisiana damaged or destroyed as many as 70,000 homes, displacing thousands of residents and their pets. Rescue organizations across the nation are banding together in a race against time to help animals left behind in the disaster. So far more than 600 animals have been rescued, and groups are working hard to help these animals become healthy again and reunite pets with their families or find them new homes. Thanks to Global Animal donors like you, so far we've distributed over $1,200 to help animals affected by the floods. Funds are being dispersed between the Humane Society of Louisiana (HSL) and Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge (CAABR) to assist with field rescue operations and sheltering services. -- Global Animal

TAKE ACTION: How To Help Animal Victims Of Louisiana Flooding (PHOTOS)

(HELP ANIMALS/ANIMAL RESCUE) In the worst disaster since Hurricane Sandy, historic floods tore apart southern Louisiana over the weekend, leaving thousands evacuated. With residents displaced throughout East Baton Rouge Parish and Acadiana, there are countless pets and animals also in need of supplies and shelter. While waters are beginning to recede, many organizations are lending a helping hand with food, supplies, and cleanup efforts. -- Global Animal

Help Save Animal Lives: Emergency Efforts In Nepal

(EMERGENCY ANIMAL RESCUE) Today, less than three weeks after a mammoth earthquake struck Nepal, killing over 8,000 people, the country witnessed another devastating 7.2-magnitude quake with dozens of deaths and more than a thousand injuries reported. Along with the thousand of lives directly affected by both disasters, many animals have also been left injured and abandoned in their wake. In response, a number of animal rescue organizations are stepping in to help those animals in need. -- Global Animal

The Spirit Of Giving: Help Animals Have A Happy Howl-iday

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/TAKE ACTION) Happy Holidays! 'Tis the season of giving, and the Global Animal Foundation is celebrating by giving back to animals in need. As you may know, Global Animal Foundation is a non-profit 501(3)C charity that functions like a Green Cross for animals. It’s a responsive umbrella organization that distributes donations to vetted animal rescues worldwide that aid animals in crisis. Our mission is to swiftly get resources on the ground during natural disasters and other emergencies that put animals, from pets to wildlife, in critical peril. Thanks to donations from animal-lovers across the globe, our campaigns have granted thousands toward assisting animal rescues with funding for medical expenses, providing food and housing for rescued animals, and helping shelters reunite lost pets with their families in the wake of natural and manmade disasters. -- Global Animal

HELP: Pets In Need After U.S. Tornado Outbreak

(EMERGENCY ANIMAL RESCUE) Early last week, a ferocious storm system tore through Central and Southern U.S., killing at least 38 people and destroying hundreds of homes across six states. For three days, dozens of tornadoes and widespread flooding with hurricane force winds moved through parts of the Plains, Midwest, and South. Arkansas and Mississippi were among the hardest hit states. Amid tornado recovery and search and rescue efforts to ensure human safety, animal rescue operations are ongoing. Several agencies are lending their services to help out however they can—whether by bringing in search dogs, providing food assistance and veterinary services for lost and/or injured animals, or reuniting families with their four-legged loved ones. — Global Animal

Holiday Greetings From Global Animal

Happy Holidays! This has been a banner year for Global Animal. Thank you for all your support! Global Animal has grown exponentially in 2013, with...
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HELP: Animals In Need After Typhoon Yolanda

(ANIMAL RESCUE) Benigno Aquino, the President of the Philippines, has called for a state of calamity due to Typhoon Yolanda (also referred to as Typhoon Haiyan) to speed relief efforts for victims. Over 10,000 people are feared to be dead, along with countless animals, which makes this the deadliest natural catastrophe in Philippine history. In a statement, Aquino said the two provinces hit the worst are Leyte and Samar. According to the Official Gazette, a total of 1,387,446 families in 39 provinces were affected by the strongest storm to hit the Philippines. — Global Animal

Global Animal Donations At Work In Colorado

(ANIMAL RESCUE/ACTIVISM) During the week of September 9, heavy rains and catastrophic flooding from Colorado Springs north to Fort Collins destroyed over 1,500 homes, leaving many people and animals stranded. Many rescue organizations—from the national to local level—have banded together to help animals trapped and left behind in the flood waters that have yet to fully recede. Global Animal Foundation has distributed over $1,300 to these rescue organizations working on the ground along Colorado's Front Range. Thanks to our concerned readers, animals in Colorado have been provided with food, water, shelter, and medical care through organizations such as the American Humane Association's Red Star rescue team, Code 3 Associates, PetAid Colorado, the Longmont Humane Society, and the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. Read on to learn more about these organizations' rescue efforts and see your donations at work in the following photo gallery. — Global Animal

DONATE! Help Rescue Animals From Colorado Flooding

(ANIMAL RESCUE) After a week of relentless rains and flooding of historic proportions throughout the state of Colorado, eight people are dead and hundreds have been reported missing. With parts of Colorado hit by up to 15 inches of rainfall, the floods have reportedly destroyed 1,502 residential structures, leaving many people and animals stranded. First responders to the vast water-logged area around the size of Connecticut have reportedly rescued hundreds of dogs, cats, horses, cows, goats, and other animals. With places from high schools to churches converting into emergency animal shelters, local humane societies and animal shelters continue to work to reunite families with their beloved pets. Global Animal is collecting donations for these vetted animal rescue organizations working on the ground to help with medical costs for injured animals, boarding and food, as well as helping reunite pets with their guardians in Colorado. Read on to learn more about these rescue organizations and see how you can help! — Global Animal

Your Donations Give Oklahoma Pets Second Chance

(ACTIVISM) Earlier this month, Global Animal Foundation sent $2,000 to organizations working on the ground in Oklahoma to help animals in need following the devastating May tornadoes. However, while the Oklahoma City Animal Care and Control Center (OKCACC) almost reached capacity after the devastation, many of the animals already in shelters faced risk of euthanasia to make room for pets who had gone missing since the storms. In coordination with Animal Care and Control, volunteers from no-kill shelters across the country personally drove hundreds of miles to take in pets who had already been surrendered to Animal Care & Control, or abandoned, thus freeing up shelter space for displaced pets and giving the pre-existing shelter animals a second chance at life. Read on to see your donations at work. — Global Animal

Global Animal Donations Make A Difference In Oklahoma

(ANIMAL RESCUE) After one of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history devastated communities within Central Oklahoma on Monday, May 20, 2013, hundreds of pets were left stranded and injured. Numerous animal rescue organizations, joined by dedicated volunteers, have been working around the clock to provide care and shelter to animals in need as well as to reunite guardians with their beloved pets. Global Animal Foundation is donating $2,000 to rescue organizations helping animals in need after the devastating effects of the Oklahoma tornadoes. Thanks to our concerned readers, animals will be provided with food, water, shelter, and medical care through organizations such as the Central Oklahoma Humane Society and Horse Feathers Equine Rescue. Read on to see your donations at work. — Global Animal

DONATE: Help Animals Affected By Oklahoma Tornado

(ANIMAL RESCUE) In the wake of one of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, Oklahoma residents are desperately trying to reach loved ones and find missing pets, livestock, and other animals. Although the storm missed areas with larger ranches, several smaller ranches were devastated. And while one woman's happy reunion with her dog has touched hearts nationwide, many animals remain stranded. Many agencies are lending their services and stepping up to help out however they can—whether by bringing in search dogs, collecting food for animals, or reuniting families with their four-legged loved ones. Global Animal is collecting donations for vetted animal rescue organizations working on the ground to help with medical costs for injured animals, boarding and food, as well as helping reunite pets with their families. — Global Animal

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