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Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance: Intervention and Adoption Programs

Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance, located in the Irving Park neighborhood of Chicago is breaking down barriers, and opening lines of communication to improve the understanding of the care involved in domestic animals with their Intervention and Adoption programs...

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Heartland Animal Shelter: Parvovirus Treatment and Prevention Program

Heartland Animal Shelter, located just outside of Chicago in Northbrook, Illinois, is a no-kill animal shelter dedicated to rescuing homeless cats and dogs and ending the euthanasia of adoptable animals. As part of the shelter’s mission to help the most...

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ERP: Emergency Community Relief Program

In the wake of devastation to poor people in rural areas, caused by the South African government’s coronavirus shutdown, ERP is mobilizing an EPI-USE-funded campaign, with generous support from the James Banks Foundation, to feed the hungry in communities near...

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ERP: Madikwe Expansion Project Update

The Barakalogadi community (“BCPA”) owns land restituted to them adjacent to the Madikwe Game reserve. This reserve is the 5th largest conservation area in South Africa. Incorporation of the BCPA community-owned land into the reserve will provide much needed relief...

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One Tail at a Time: Heartworm Disease Program

Chicago animal rescue One Tail at a Time (commonly known as “OTAT”) prioritizes its rescue and support programs for vulnerable populations of shelter pets. In 2019, the organization was able to grow its heartworm program significantly thanks to the James...

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Young at Heart: Providing Senior Pets a Second Chance

In a perfect world, every senior pet would spend its twilight years surrounded by a loving family. But sadly, senior pets that end up in shelters often do not get that chance. Young At Heart™ is a rescue and safe...

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PAWS Chicago: New Medical Center Will Treat Illnesses Plaguing Homeless Animals

When Hurricane Harvey struck southeast Texas, residents faced unimaginable tragedy and needed immediate assistance; PAWS Chicago was on the ground, clearing shelters so displaced animals could find refuge, emergency care and hope. As a No Kill animal shelter with over...

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PAWS Chicago: Advocating For Domestic Dogs Since 1997

Over the past 20 years, PAWS Chicago has taken great strides to improve the lives of domestic canines. In 1997, when PAWS Chicago first opened its doors, it was a much different time. The streets of Chicago were overrun by...

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Nkomazi Rhino Translocation

ERP responded to an emergency situation where we had to urgently translocate 5 rhinos from a property in the Mpumalanga Province. There were 14 rhino on the property initially and the numbers had dropped to 5 within a few months...

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Dinokeng Bull Translocation

The collaring and monitoring efforts implemented by ERP resulted in the translocation of 2 bulls which Jim Banks assisted in funding. The two bulls were going to be destroyed as damage causing animals and ERP stepped into translocate them to...

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Rietvlei Dehorning Programme

ERP dehorned 12 rhino in the Rietlvei Nature Reserve in December 2017. The reserve is run by the local municipality who is grossly under-resourced. When ERP took over the management of the Rhino in 2017, there was absolutely no protection...

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Dinokeng Elephant Monitoring

After collaring the bulls, ERP decided to provide two elephant monitors to look after them until they could be translocated. There were funds remaining after the collaring operation (provided by Jim Banks) which were then used to support the monitoring...

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Dinokeng Bull Collaring

In December 2016, ERP received an emergency call to assist the Dinokeng Game Reserve with a 911 Elephant call when one of their elephants broke out of the reserve and was hit by an ambulance on a major freeway. The...

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