The Amanda Foundation - a holistic approach to pet adoption
What you can do to end pet homelessness! You know the feeling - you see a photo of a cute dog hoping to find a forever home and your heart melts. You wish you could take him home, but adoption isn’t always an option. Teri Austin of the Amanda Foundation is on the show to share some tips on what you CAN do. She got to the bottom of the pet homelessness problem and teaches you what she’s learned. The 4 states that should NEVER be on your breeder’s paperwork What to watch out for when donating to an animal charity The Amanda Foundation’s HOLISTIC solution to pet homelessness Teri also shares some insight on how COVID has affected pet ownership - in a good way! Who would’ve thought the answer to common pet owner worries was so simple! Teri has been the president of The Amanda Foundation for 35 years where their mission is “to rescue as many loyal pals from shelters and find them loving homes”. Learn more about The Amanda Foundation at AmandaFoundation.org. Or, give them a follow @AmandaFoundation. Tune in to this episode of the Thriving Dog Pawcast! Highlights: [3:38] From actress to animal rescuer [8:02] Opening your heart again when your dog has crossed the rainbow bridge [10:01] The 4 states that should NOT be on your breeder’s paperwork [16:00] Tips for teaching kids to care for your dog [18:04] Should you foster or adopt? [20:20] How COVID has taught us to be better pet parents [22:15] Benefits of adopting older dogs vs. puppies [28:38] Amanda Foundation’s answer to pet homelessness [31:30] What to watch out for before donating to an animal charity Resources Mentioned on this episode AmandaFoundation.org Amanda Foundation on Instagram Connect with Tim Berthold LinkedIn Thanks to our sponsor – Sunny’s® Sunny’s® is the first line of supplements specially-designed for the unique needs of Golden Retrievers. Forever Golden® is the flagship product, and supports the healthy aging of adult and senior Golden Retrievers. It’s formulated by Holistic Vets to support flexy joints, supple skin, strong immunity, and healthy circulation of adult and senior Goldens. Forever Golden® is loaded with 10 human-grade ingredients like Organic Reishi mushroom, Organic Chlorella, and superior forms of Curcumin and Ashwagandha. It’s also 100% Non-GMO and free from typical inflammatory ingredients that can cause problems for Goldens. Head on over to sunnysgoldens.com and use code PAWCAST for $10 off your first order.
Duration: 46 min