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I Want to Rescue Animals

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 536 People

    I Work On Nitro's Law

    Nitro's Law is a law we are trying to get passed in Ohio which makes animal cruelty a felony here in Ohio, As it stands now any animal cruelty no matter what the circumstances is still a misdemeanor, Nitro was a rottie who was taken to be trained at High Caliber K-9 in...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 41-45, F Nov 6, 2012

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    If I Only Had a Farm?

    I live in Kansas, but in the city and can't have any more pets then I own.  We tried to foster one dog and after 5 days he was not going back!!  I became a pet loss counselor because my husband knew I could not work in shelters without being a basket case.  Did...
    bree1000 bree1000 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Meow

    I have taken in my share, run up onto the interstate to rescue, etc. I can’t have them in my apartment though but I always find a place for them. Although you must be careful as I’ve found out after opening my car door one night on a dimly lit street. I wanted to...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jun 19, 2008

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    I Have An Echidna In My Spare Room!

    A friend of mine was driving home tonight and found an injured echidna on the side of the road, she knew that I was a wildlife carer so she brought it to my house. I have had a small look at it, but I am a bit scared of it's quills (Spikes), but I think it has a broken nose, it...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 34 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    Nitro'S Law Passed!

    On June 30th 2013 Nitro's law was as a part of the Ohio State Budget  signed into law. It is the first ever felony kennel abuse law ever in the state of Ohio. I am so excited to see this pass because our hard work paid off. This is just a start we are going to make all animals...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    To Rescue Or Not To Rescue!

    Wanting to make a diffrence is something we all feel like doing when we see the amount of suffering going on around us. However wanting to make a diffrence and actually doing it takes a lot of time money and oppertunity. It is not just rescuing another lost soul it is also a...
    greydk greydk 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    I Usually End Up Rescuing Anim...

    I usually end up rescuing animals anyway, whether I want to or not. They always find me.
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28 26-30, F Jun 12, 2008

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    Animal Rescue - How I Got Started

    I am very into canine rescue.  I answered an ad and questionnaire through Volunteer Match on line and was paired up with The Humane Society in Lewisville TX.  When I got started I thought that I could not do anything "hands on" with the dogs in the adoption...
    janicemarie1202 janicemarie1202 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    Animal Cop

    I love to watch the "Animal Cop's Detroit" or "Animal Cop's Houston" on Animal Planet. I get so into it I wish I was there. :) I would love to be a animal cop, but I feel my heart would be broken every day cause I have seen some sick **** being done to poor animals. I would...
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F May 5, 2011

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    In a Way....maybe Not Rescu...

    In a way....maybe not rescue them but doctor them tho....
    livelaughlove2009 livelaughlove2009 16-17 Jun 11, 2008

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    Always

    wanted to i mean there so cute who whounlt ever since i was a kid i wanted to become a vet.
    alucardx alucardx 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2010

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    Animal Rescue Is Simple....

    Here are some sites I found to help animals. Paws.org, and also ASPCA.org have some resources to help animals with different things. Right now they need your help in this simple way. Spread the word about these sites. You can also search the term "Ways To Help Shelter Animals" to...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    I Take After My Sis, In Thi...

    I take after my sis, in this. She has lots of pets, all the offspring of a rescued animal. If I had the space and $$$ I would be doing the same.
    michichibi michichibi 26-30, F Jun 11, 2008

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    Please Adopt Our Animals! ...but Only If You Meet These Impossible Requirements.

    First off, I am a strong believer in no-kill animal shelters.  I think euthanizing a healthy or treatable animal just because nobody wants to adopt it is unethical.  I recently got a job at Petsmart, where they have a local no-kill organization display their...
    homelyday homelyday 18-21 2 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    One Day Maybe

    I live near a pound and it's really upsetting to see the pound people drive off and then ten minutes later return with a dog or cat or even horse one day maybe I will recur them all as a ninja
    thepureone thepureone 13-15, F Sep 13, 2012

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    Nemo My Dream Cat Rescued Two Kittens

    My beloved Nemo died on MAY26, 2010.  Two kittens were rescued from a very high kill shelter in his memory and it is a rewarding experience.  It is bittersweet  because the others will be put to sleep if they are in a high kill shelter.  Life and death is in...
    rosey122 rosey122 56-60, F Jul 15, 2010

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    Would Have a Zoo If I Could

    Unfortunately, I can't have a zoo.  at least not yet.  We are moving in 2008 and will have more land, a pond and a much larger house - so I must be patient, and just do what I can for now. I love cats and other furry critters, though not crazy about dogs, unless it...
    btrfly09 btrfly09 31-35, F Dec 25, 2007

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    If Only...

          If only I could adopt a shelter dog. Right now, I live with my mom. I am only nineteen so this isn't unheard of. I really want to adopt a shelter dog, but we have two dogs and my mom always says that our two dogs are two too many. She loves dogs...
    Doglover5290 Doglover5290 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2009

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    I wish I win the lotto

    so I can help a lot of animals shelter
    1rarechick 1rarechick 31-35, F Jan 7

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    Looking For Advice!

    Wow I am so happy there is a group on EP about this!!!! I just told my husband last night that I really want to start to rescue dogs! We have been trying for so long to have a child and we are coming the relaztion it's just not going to happen. So, I talked to my husband about...
    northernlightsalaska333 northernlightsalaska333 22-25, F Jun 18, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    The last rescue was a pup barely weighed 2lbs. He was in an inner-city alley. He was so weak, he could barely stand or walk. I thought he just needed water and food, but later...
    3EB333 3EB333 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    yep I did my good deed. I adopted a lil Maltese puppy from a neighborhood lady. she got talked I to getting her and then decided it was to much because shes never home. so she came...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 19

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    I don't read gossip magazines. If I read any magazines it's always about science. Though science has a big variation of subjects, I like science about nature and animals. Because I...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I adore animals and over the years I grew up with various cats, dogs, parrots and rats. There is nothing more beautiful than the unconditional love of an animal and I really miss...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 3

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    If something happens to me and I'm unable to stay on EP or what ever the case be, I want you to remember me by this cover song I made. I made it because I love the original song...
    AnnRhodes AnnRhodes 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love helping creatures! the moment when I see an animal or bug need help, I'm always free to help! any kind of animal! even if they're dangerous! dangerous animals? you say. well...
    shadowhunter221 shadowhunter221 13-15, M Oct 31

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    if you think animals are some how lesser beings. or inferior or you hate them for no real reason this applies to all species really. then you and I will never get along. all...
    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Animals love me. I believe that animals can sense if you're good with other animals. Animals can also sense sadness. My cats realize when I'm upset faster then anyone else in my...
    vrl1022 vrl1022 13-15, F Nov 14

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    Heak I would keep my cats a dogs in side my house and me out side just to make sure they are warm and happy, I would do any thing for them, and some people not all but some abuse...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    Heak I would keep my cats a dogs in side my house and me out side just to make sure they are warm and happy, I would do any thing for them, and some people not all but some abuse...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Oh how I'd love to swim with sharks! never got the opportunity till now but that's going to happen! I don't know why people fear them! the only shark to fear is the tiger shark! I...
    shadowhunter221 shadowhunter221 13-15, M Oct 30

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    Animal abuse is just awful. People who abuse animals usually do it just because they can. They kill and torture animals (and sometimes other people!) just because they feel that...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Animals are cool and all, and I don't like them being abused. But I care way more about other humans than animals. All this rallying and support could be put towards helping people...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I love animals, and nature shows. If I could I would live in the woods, in a cabin with animals of all kinds living there. Plus a woman I am in love with, and her me.
    notjustme notjustme 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    people look me weirdly when i say that i like animals more than people , but i DO !!!! i love animals , for several reasons i am not gonna say :Pi lovvvvve cats , puppies , pandas...
    TitiChocolate TitiChocolate 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 18

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    I do not like people who hurt animals and children. People who do that deserve life incarceration and rot in hell. Animals and children are Gods Creations and they do t deserve to...
    debbieeee2014 debbieeee2014 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    1. I'm 34 2. I'm a mother of a six yr old 3. I love History 4. I love my child to the end of the world and back 5. I'm scared of being a bad mom 6. I know I'm a great mom 7. I have...
    zylahgirl zylahgirl 26-30 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I let's start by saying that I have my own set of beliefs and standards and as I outline some things I believe you will be either very much in agreement, or very much against what...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Nov 2

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    Well as much as I am a humanist I fear the group. I think that laws were made because at one point in time crimes kept being committed so badly that laws had to be made in order to...
    ultraterrestrial ultraterrestrial 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I really hope that my brother will never see this, you see he doesn't quite think I can do it. I'm studying science though I hate. My parent's aren't making me but it's how our...
    meryemJo meryemJo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    We humans as rational beings evolved and we are privileged to have a very clearer conscience and think about our existence. We shouldn’t fight for survival as animals. We should...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Nov 14

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    1. I'm in high school 2. I'm 15 3. I'm an only child >.< 4. Favorite colors are red, navy blue & black 5. I have three best friends 6. I only talk to 3 people all day 7. I have...
    marianac marianac 13-15, F Nov 17

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    I love them so much that I wanted to be a veterinarian. I dream of one day owning a shelter for homeless or abused animals.
    mizzsimplycomplicated1 mizzsimplycomplicated1 31-35, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    If you've got nothing to do I guess I can tell you story or two And if you're quite bored ill make it three All about love, oh silly me Falling and crashing Kicking and thrashing...
    justbreath12 justbreath12 18-21, F Oct 31

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    1, I AM NOT EASY 2, I'm not a slag 3, currently there are only 2 men in the world who have any chance to get near my nickers 4, I don't take drugs 5, I hate that people look down...
    soapdodger soapdodger 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I love making squeaky baby voices for animals as if they were speaking. The squeakier the better. They love it!
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F Oct 28

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    I love stuffed animals. I have like more than twenty of them. I still got my very first, and I'm in high school. I name them and give them birthdays. I know they're every name.
    Ranran123 Ranran123 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    The sounds and their beauty that Animals & Nature portrays is like therapy for me. Just laying down with my eyes closed listening to the sounds of Gods creation, is like music to...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Oct 31