Help Students to Save Homeless Pets in the US

by Petfinder Foundation
Vetted
Jun 10, 2011

Recent Rescue U Trip in Kentucky

Puppies awaiting their new roof in Kentucky
Puppies awaiting their new roof in Kentucky

The Petfinder.com Foundation was recently in Kentucky with students from Rescue U renovating the Rowan County Animal Shelter and Menifee County Animal Shelter. There was a lot of progress made on each shelter, including: a new enclosed outdoor play area for the cats, new posts and steps for the cats to perch, a fresh coat of paint over cleaned walls of the dog kennels, new, raised dog beds, a new shelter roof and so much more!

In total 65 dogs were transported out of the Kentucky shelters and to the Northeast to shelters and rescue groups where they will await their forever homes! Not only will the move improve their chances for adoption, it will provide them with a better quality of life, with less risk of illness and kennel stress, while they await adoption.

Student Volunteers building new dog beds
Student Volunteers building new dog beds
Student Volunteers building a new kennel roof
Student Volunteers building a new kennel roof
Kentucky Rescue U Trip
Kentucky Rescue U Trip

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Petfinder Foundation

Location: Tucson, AZ - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.petfinderfoundation.com
Project Leader:
Emily Fromm
Chief Development Officer
Tucson, AZ United States

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