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Growing Pains: A Year In The Life Of A Reorg

I wrote a blog last year at this time: Ringing in the New Year (http://redpawemergencyreliefteam.com/ringing-in-year-five/). Most of what I wrote still holds true; I am still not a fan of any holiday that promotes the use of fireworks and sparklers … Continue reading

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Getting Schooled in Preparedness

Recently my ten-year-old niece took me back to school shopping. That’s right, she took me. It’s been awhile since I’ve been in school, so who better than a fifth grader to show me the ropes?! I’ve always loved September; anyone … Continue reading

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A Specialty Foster’s Story

One afternoon, during my volunteer work at Emergency Services at UPenn, I peered into an oxygen cage and there sat a small handful of burnt fur. I looked closer and could make out the tiny body of a kitten; her … Continue reading

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Ringing In Year Five!

As we say goodbye to 2015, and ring in the New Year, I have mixed feelings about it. Any holiday that encourages the use of fireworks and sparklers, I can’t really get behind, ummmm, fire hazards! Not to mention, why … Continue reading

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#Run4RedPaw

I used to love running. When I was in my early 20’s I ran all the time. I did races every weekend; rain, snow, hot or cold, it didn’t matter, I was running. I had all the gear, joined various running groups, … Continue reading

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Personal Preparedness & the #PopeInPhilly!

Personal preparedness and common sense will get you through most things in life, and the #PopeInPhilly! Everywhere I go I overhear people talking about the Pope coming to town; annoyed about road closures, frustrated about highway closures, confused about where … Continue reading

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Raising a Non-Profit

By now my friends have all realized they’ve lost me. Having a 4 yr old non-profit is like having a newborn, or so I’d imagine. Especially an emergency response org; up all night, sleep deprived, walking around with dog slobber … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week

The following post is by Stef Melo Here’s the thing….. I like animals better than I like most people. They’re loyal, they love unconditionally and they don’t expect much in return. I have two furry children of my own and the … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is my second favorite time of year (See my blog: I love the Fall)! Wikipedia say’s  spring is the season of rejuvenation and rebirth; I say it’s the season of warmer weather and spring-cleaning! I also say, “if you haven’t … Continue reading

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What is Red Paw?

The following post is by Connie Griffin, Practice Manager of World of Animals Veterinary Hospitals “What’s Red Paw?” is a question I am asked quite a bit. At this point I find it strange – how can people in this … Continue reading

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