LET'S TALK PETS - PATTY GIARRUSSO

LET'S TALK PETS - PATTY GIARRUSSO

Patty combines educational resources and feel-good stories each week with the main focus on lost pet recovery and pet retention, pet safety, pet health, training and more. Patty is the Founder & President of Lost Pet Services, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to reuniting lost pets. Her organization has helped reunite over 15,000 pets in the Sarasota/Manatee counties FL area since 2013. As of 2021, the Lost Pet Services Facebook group has grown to over 35,000 fans and continues to grow by 100s every month. It is her mission to educate others on systemic lost pet recovery methods and ways to keep our pets safe. Remember, a lost pet can’t tell anyone where it lives, so it’s up to us to help them. Pet Safety, Pet Health, Helping Lost Pets Microchips & Pet ID, Loss Prevention & Recovery, Pet Rescue... Show More

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March 7, 2021 26 min

Kathy Pobloskie

Title: Co-Founder – Lost Dogs of America

Organization / Business Name: Lost Dogs of America

Email: kathypobloskie@yahoo.com

Website: https://lostdogsofamerica.org/

Twitter: ­@LostDogsofWisc

Facebook Page: Facebook.com/FindFido

Lost pet recovery work covers so many different topics – how to find a lost pet, how to keep them safe, pet theft awareness, the importance of microchipping and tagging, and way...

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February 28, 2021 26 min

Kathy Pobloskie

Title: Co-Founder – Lost Dogs of America

Organization / Business Name: Lost Dogs of America

Email: kathypobloskie@yahoo.com

Website: https://lostdogsofamerica.org/

Twitter: ­@LostDogsofWisc

Facebook Page: Facebook.com/FindFido

Pet Theft Awareness Day is meant to call attention to the importance of pet identification methods and to help educate pet owners in keeping their pets safe from thieves. In sha...

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When your cat is missing and has been seen in the area or hiding under someone’s shed or deck, it may be time to set a humane trap. A humane trap is a simple to use tool you can use to bring your cat back home.
Brigid Wasson is a lifetime animal care and welfare professional. She is a retired animal shelter director and has been a professional pet sitter since 1994. She is the President of Mission Reunite, a nonprofit dedicated t...

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2021 Professional Pet Sitters Week, March 7-13, marks the 27th annual celebration helping to bring awareness to those who care for the pets we love. This annual observance honors professional pet-care providers, seeks to educate the pet-owning public about the advantages of professional in-home pet care and encourages pet-loving entrepreneurs to explore professional pet sitting as a viable career.
Mary Oberdier started her pet sit...

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While many organizations were rethinking their volunteer recruitment efforts even before COVID that alone can’t change the low volunteering rate many animal nonprofits are seeing today. Today we will talk about methods to help retain volunteers and get new ones.
Andrea Inman is a lifelong animal lover and pet sitter. She has worked in volunteer and kennel management for the past 5 years at a Florida nonprofit that trains guide an...

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Different age groups approach finding lost pets in different ways. Younger adults may just post to social media while older adults may have trouble using social media and just use flyers or print ads. Today, Kathy Pobloskie from Lost Dogs of America, will talk about ways each group can use different methods to help find them find their lost pets.

Kathy Pobloskie is the co-founder of Lost Dogs of America and Director/Founder of Lo...

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Did you know you can find a lost cat with a security camera? Brigid Wasson of Mission Reunite will tell us more about the ways to choose a camera, set it up and effectively use it to locate your missing cat.
Brigid Wasson is a lifetime animal care and welfare professional. She is a retired animal shelter director and has been a professional pet sitter since 1994. She is the President of Mission Reunite, a nonprofit dedicated to mi...

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January 18, 2021 27 min

The Underbone Railroad is a group dedicated to helping animals in need get from shelters, foster homes or owner surrenders transported to other rescues, adopters and new foster homes in order to help save their lives.
Underbone Railroad is 100% volunteer and does not charge for help. Most volunteers live on the East Coast.
Jon Dibernardo, an Army Veteran, spent 28 years with the USPS before retiring in 2014. Even before retiring ...

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How do pet owners find reliable pet information on the internet when there is literally so much garbage out there? Today’s guest, Brigid Wasson, has created a brand new YouTube channel and blog offering just that important information.
Brigid Wasson is a lifetime animal care and welfare professional. She is a retired animal shelter director and has been a professional pet sitter since 1994. She is the President of Mission Reuni...

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As 2020 comes to a close, our holidays will look very different this year. Not as many holiday gatherings, parties and get togethers but still pet safety is important to think about. Being aware of things such as simple as where your nearest ER vet is could ultimately save your pet’s life.
Kathy Pobloskie is the co-founder of Lost Dogs of America and Director/Founder of Lost Dogs Wisconsin. Kathy joins us each month to discuss...

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As 2020 comes to a close, our holidays will look very different this year. Not as many holiday gatherings, parties and get togethers but still pet safety is important to think about. Being aware of things such as simple as where your nearest ER vet is could ultimately save your pet’s life.
Kathy Pobloskie is the co-founder of Lost Dogs of America and Director/Founder of Lost Dogs Wisconsin. Kathy joins us each month to discuss...

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December 21, 2020 27 min

Cora is a college professor working on her PhD in Psychology. She is certified in pet psychology, human psychology, and child psychology along with pet first aid, pet nutrition, animal reiki, and she is working on her FEMA animal disaster management certification.
Cora started her college career in archaeology and has worked with many Native American groups on cultural preservation and social and environment justice issues. Animals...

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December 14, 2020 27 min

Kathy Pobloskie is the co-founder of Lost Dogs of America and Director/Founder of Lost Dogs Wisconsin. Kathy joins us each month to discuss lost pet recovery methods and the importance of doing everything to keep your pets safe.

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Lost Animal Resource Group was founded by four dedicated animal rescuers. These found individuals included Bob Swenson and Carmen Brothers, along with Jill Barsky and Denise Harris. Together they have over 20 years of combined experience in lost pet recovery. Their services are available nationwide with a focus on the East Coast. Bob has expertise in designing and constructing a variety of traps including missy traps for hard t...

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Katie was certified as a Missing Pet Recovery Specialist in 2016 through what is now Missing Animal Response Network. She has been working with owners of missing cats and dogs in Colorado and remotely in other areas since that time and recently moved to Oregon. She creates search plans for owners of missing dogs and cats, and helps on the ground with humane trapping when needed.
When the Oregon wildfires exploded in early September...

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Kat Albrecht-Thiessen is a police detective-turned-pet detective and founder and director of the Missing Animal Response Network (MARN). Since 1997, Kat has trained and worked search dogs trained to track lost pets. She is widely known as the leading authority on pet detective training and she operates the only online pet detective academy through MARN. Kat is the author of two books: Pet Tracker: The Amazing Story of Rachel the K-...

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November 16, 2020 26 min

Jeanette talks with us about why keeping your microchips updated is so important. She volunteers with Lost Dogs of Illinois and helps run the microchip hunters that help shelters, rescue organizations and individuals across the country when there is an unregistered microchip in a found pet.

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Many people have been adopting pets during this pandemic. Along with newly adopted pets comes missing pets. They are huge flight risks. Carmen Brothers and Bob Swenson from Lost Animal Resource Group join us today to talk about the first steps to take if a newly adopted pet gets lost and how to prevent it from happening in the first place.
Lost Animal Resource Group was founded by four dedicated animal rescuers: Bob Swenson, Car...

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When lost dogs go into survival mode, getting one to come to you is nearly impossible. Today Kathy and I will talk about luring a shy lost dog using a feeding station. What is a feeding station? How do you set one up and using trailing cams along with feeding stations to help in the effort.
Kathy Pobloskie is the co-founder of Lost Dogs of America and Director/Founder of Lost Dogs Wisconsin. Kathy joins us each month to discu...

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October 26, 2020 26 min

PetFBI is a nationwide lost pet recovery service that works in collaboration with Helping Lost Pets, Lost Dogs of America and Lost Cats of America in an effort to produce one centralized area to search for pets all over the United States and Canada. All services are free of charge.

Leslie Poole is the Executive Director of Pet FBI, a nonprofit organization
that reunites lost pets with their owners. Pet FBI, Pet Found by Internet,
w...

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