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Presidential Fireside Chat #1

Welcome to the first of our Fireside Chats!  Like the original Fireside Chats, held by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the Great Depression, we wanted to find a friendly way…
Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / March 27, 2020

Lola, an Example of How Fostering Can Save a Life

Many animal shelters face an overwhelming amount of strays and abandoned animals, but this is especially apparent in low-income communities. Poverty and structural inequality, coupled with limited affordable veterinary and…
Jana Brennan / March 24, 2020