Animal Rescue

Harnessing Dog Lovers: Crowdfunding Helping Canine Science

Harnessing Dog Lovers: Crowdfunding Helping Canine Science

Brian Hare is an evolutionary anthropologist at Duke University and the founder of Dognition, a website that helps you find the genius in your dog. This post was an adaptation from his book “The Genius of Dogs,” co-authored by Vanessa Woods (Dutton, 2013). He contributed this article to LiveScience’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. If you have ever wondered what is going on inside your dog’s mind, science can now help you find out. My collaborators and I recently created a Web-based tool, Dognition, that uses cutting-edge research to help dog owners better understand their dogs while, at the same time, contributing to the biggest study of canine cognition…

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Humane Society of Indianapolis crowdfunds pets

Humane Society of Indianapolis crowdfunds pets

Humane Society of Indianapolis – IndyHumane – launches first ever crowdfunding campaign CrowdFundBeat News – The IndyHumane Animal Welfare Center is launching its first ever crowdfunding campaign. The Indianapolis Humane Society is planning on purchasing a bus that will allow them to hit the road and reach out to more neighborhoods around central Indiana. The type-A school bus will be remodeled and converted into a mobile vaccine clinic. One mission of IndyHumane is to provide an alternative solution to expensive veterinary care in the hopes of reducing the statistics of owners surrendering their pets to the animal shelter. By moving their team off-site, the mobile vaccine…

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Crowdfunding Animal Rescue Projects

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Conzortia Business Funding, Inc. has launched the world’s first crowdfunding website dedicated to helping to provide funding for animal rescue efforts. “Actually, a friend of ours inspired me to launch Crowdfund Critters”, Robert Dobyns, CEO of Conzortia stated. “She runs an equine rescue and her feed bills are enormous. She related what a struggle it is to provide quality care for the abused and neglected horses that she takes in and then it hit me – Conzortia can help rescuers like Lisa, all across the country, by launching this crowdfunding platform specifically for animal rescue. It’s our way of giving back.” Tens of thousands of animals…

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