Posted on 30 April 2013.
By DAVID BORAKS
The Humane Society of Charlotte says it rescued 19 breeding dogs early Saturday, April 27, from a puppy mill in western North Carolina. The society said its emergency response team found a breeding operation at the site, with 19 Maltese and Maltese mix dogs between 4 and 10 years old. Read the full story
Posted in Animal news, Pet adoption
Posted on 20 April 2013.
It started as tires were screeching throughout the streets of Monroe, North Carolina and it ended with the heartbreaking yelps of a puppy barely old enough to be weaned from her mother. Captain Beth Greene of the Monroe Police Department, was alerted and began lifesaving efforts to help this precious girl. After contacting Daryl Wagner with FurBabies Animal Rescue Group, the puppy was rushed to Miller Animal Hospital with life-threatening injuries and given a grave prognosis. A plea for help was posted on Facebook and a community of passionate and caring animal lovers came together offering prayers and donations for a pup they were calling Rudy. Read the full story
Posted in Animal news, fund-raisers
Posted on 26 June 2012.
Cornelius-based Pawbrokers brings its next jewelry party to the Four Seasons Trading Post in Mooresville Thursday, June 28. Money raised from the sale of donated jewelry will support North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue and Friends of the Animals. Four Seasons owner Brad Doane will be donating food and drinks, including beer and wine, for the event.
At her parties, Cornelius resident and Pawbrokers founder Roxanne Blake raises money for animal rescue through the sale of donated jewelry. She donates 100 percent of the proceeds from her jewelry parties to different animal rescues, shelters, and other animal-related nonprofits. Read the full story
Posted in Events, fund-raisers
Posted on 01 June 2012.
Cornelius-based Pawbrokers brings its next jewelry party to the Galway Hooker Thursday, June 7. Money raised from the sale of donated jewelry will support REASON (Responsive Education About Spaying Or Neutering) an educational program for children.
Through Pawbrokers, Cornelius resident Roxanne Blake raises money for animal rescue through the sale of donated jewelry. She donates 100 percent of the proceeds from her jewelry parties to different animal rescues, shelters, and other animal-related nonprofits. Read the full story
Posted in Events, fund-raisers
Posted on 19 January 2012.
Mark your calendars for an evening of fun for a great cause. The Lake Norman Comedy Zone in Cornelius, N.C. will donate one hundred percent of the proceeds from its February 7th show to Bit O’Luck Horse Rescue.
B.T. will be the featured comedian for the evening. He has performed at the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival has performed on NBC’s “Friday Night Videos.” He has also appeared on BET Comic View, MTV’s The Jenny McCarthy Show, and FOX’s The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show.
Tickets to the event are $10 and can be purchased online or at the door. More information about the event can be found at http://www.lkncomedyzone.com/index.cfm/upcoming-shows/calendar/.
For additional information about Bit O’Luck Horse Rescue, located in Huntersville, N.C., please visit http://www.bitoluck.org/index.html.
Posted in Calendar, fund-raisers
Posted on 03 November 2011.
Ruffed Up Rescue photo
Smart Deco furniture and consignment store on Sunday hosts Ruffed Up Rescue, a local network of volunteers that save “urgent” or “death row” dogs from shelters and foster them until they find good homes.
Stop by the store Sunday, Nov. 6 from noon to 4 p.m. to meet pups in need and to donate to their cause. Ten percent of Smart Deco sales Sunday will be donated to Ruffed Up Rescue. Read the full story
Posted in Animal Care, fund-raisers