At 71 years old (my wife is also 71), with the challenges of senior citizenship and retired
for about 6 years now, life had its own routine. I'd get up about 6:30am, have my coffee, read the paper, do my daily Bible study then spend the rest of the day working in the yard or in my shop.
About eight months ago I became a transporter for PLR covering the Northwest Triad area. A few pickups now and then but most of the PLR dogs seem to come from the Triangle or Eastern NC area. I was "contributing a little" to help out without much intrusion on my routine.
Last week Kristine sent out a plea for help over the week of July 4th. In fact, she sent out multiple pleas. My wife and I discussed how we could help and finally told Kristine we would become foster parents if needed. I don't t...
Peak Lab Rescue and Petco Foundation Team Up to Recruit Lifesaving Foster Families atPetco Holly Springs!
This Saturday Peak Lab Rescue and the Petco Foundation are inviting the public to learn more about the lifesaving impact of fostering dogs. Peak Lab Rescue, the largest foster-based dog rescue in the state, saves Labs and Lab mixes from abuse, neglect, abandonment and high-kill shelters throughout North Carolina. In 2017, Peak Lab Rescue saved more than 850 dogs.
The summer months are a busy time for animal welfare organizations. There is often an increase in animal intake and demand for services. Many of these animals are simply in need of a place to stay while they await a new home. Providing them care in a temporary foster home can help save their lives. “Fostering can...