Apr 18, 2016
Melanie Gilbert is co-founder of Street Mutts, and in today's episode she discusses how she and co-founder Melissa Palomo met, how they formed their mission, and how they hope Street Mutts can make a difference for street animals around the world.
Melissa Palomo lives in the Los Angeles area.
Melanie Gilbert grew up in Pennsylvania and currently lives in Northern California.
Two different ways to donate
NicaVets and RVETS are the two organizations that Street Mutts has partnered with. They both focus much of their work in Nicaragua and focus on helping dogs, cats, horses, and other animals. NicaVets has a greater focus on spay/neuter while RVETS focus is on working animals.
Melissa's Perspectives is her photography business. Her photography is terrific!!
French Bulldogs Rescue Network, Melissa is a foster mom
Penn State - Melanie's Alma Mater
Pets Come First - Pennsylvania Animal Rescue where Melanie has volunteered
Melanie's first dog was Sobaka, it's Ukrainian for dog. Her second dog was Ebony.
Soi Dog Thailand - Melissa and Melanie’s first project was with Soi Dog. Although it didn't result in a partnership, it helped them take the next step in Street Mutt's journey. Soi Dog saves many dogs from the dog meat trade.
Rabies is most prevalent in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, although it can still be found around the world.
All of Pawprint's music is composed by Luke Gartner-Brereton. Luke is a musician based in Australia, and he composes a wide variety of songs and musical loops http://vanillagroovestudios.com http://soundcloud.com/luke-gartnerbrereton
If you want to learn more about Nancy and Harold, go to our About Us page at thisispawprint.com/about or listen to our introductory podcast episode, "Fifty Puppies and a Podcast." http://thisispawprint.com/000
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