Fostering animals is an act of kindness that benefits both the animal and the foster parent. In addition to providing a temporary home for animals in need, fostering can also have a positive impact on your mental health. As an animal lover, Amy Elliot-Meisel is passionate about supporting animal rescue organizations in her local community and across the globe and … [Read more...] about How Fostering Animals Benefits Your Mental Health
Using Photography As A Way To Advocate For Animals
As an animal lover, I have always found photography to be a powerful tool for advocacy. A single image can tell a story, evoke emotions, and inspire action. Through my own experiences, I have come to appreciate the unique ability of photography to bring attention to important animal welfare issues and to make a positive impact on the lives of animals. 4 Ways To Advocate … [Read more...] about Using Photography As A Way To Advocate For Animals
10 Things To Consider Before Fostering An Animal
If you're an animal lover who wants to make a difference in the lives of homeless pets, fostering can be a wonderful option. Fostering provides temporary homes for animals in need, giving them a break from the shelter environment and helping them get ready for their forever homes. However, before you jump into fostering, there are a few things you should consider. Here are 10 … [Read more...] about 10 Things To Consider Before Fostering An Animal
How Do You Bond With A Shelter Dog?
If you are bringing home a new shelter dog for the first time, it may take some time to get them to warm up to you. This is completely normal since the dog hasn’t been around you since they were a puppy. With some patience and persistence, you will eventually develop a bond with your new pet. As an animal lover and welfare advocate, Amy Elliot-Meisel is a proud supporter of … [Read more...] about How Do You Bond With A Shelter Dog?
How To Say Goodbye To A Foster Dog
If you are new to animal fostering, one of the biggest challenges is eventually having to say goodbye to your foster pet. Animal fostering is a temporary situation until the animal gets adopted into their forever home. Obviously, you will develop a bond with the dog you have been taking care of, so how do you say goodbye? As an animal welfare advocate, Amy Elliot-Meisel … [Read more...] about How To Say Goodbye To A Foster Dog
How To Help A Scared Rescue Dog
Welcoming a rescue dog into your home is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful if your new dog is afraid of people. Even the shyest of dogs will warm up to you eventually and become a part of the family. As an all-around animal lover, Amy Elliot-Meisel spends her free time volunteering with local animal rescue initiatives and fostering shelter dogs. As someone … [Read more...] about How To Help A Scared Rescue Dog
Do You Get Paid For Fostering Animals?
If you are thinking about fostering shelter animals, you probably have a lot of questions about how it all works. A common question many people ask is whether or not people get paid to foster animals. As a pet owner and all-around animal lover, Amy Elliot-Meisel proudly supports the Adopt, Don’t Shop Campaign, and in her free time she enjoys volunteering with local animal … [Read more...] about Do You Get Paid For Fostering Animals?