General Rescue News

Personal thoughts, stories and ramblings of an animal lover!

Changes At CharityPaws

THE END OF OUR PARTNER PROGRAM: We have been thinking - and re-thinking and over-thinking and everything in between and have come to the difficult decision to close our partner program and discontinue selling our advocacy apparel. This is not a decision we take lately...

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Animal Communicators: Real or Scam? You Decide!

I did it. I hired an Animal Communicator. Call me crazy - call me weird - but boy it was fun and for some odd reasonĀ - I do feel more peaceful with my girls passing. What Is An Animal Communicator? An animal communicator is a person who can understand an animal's...

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When Pit Bull Owners Attack!

So what should people really be afraid of - pit bulls or their owners? This video is a funny look at a pit bull parent! Guaranteed to make you laugh. This is a great example of creative marketing that garners attention and makes an impact - all while being...

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20 Ecommerce Brands That Give Back

It is almost that season - the season of what the heck do I get for the person that has everything! The holidays are meant to be a time to come together - be thankful and help others, and what better way to do that than to get them gifts that give back! Since you are...

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NEW! Pet At Home Emergency Cards!

We recently heard a story about an elderly woman who was admitted to the hospital unconscious and sadly fell into a coma. Weeks later she awoke - and only then did the nurses learn she had a beloved friend at home - her cat. Unfortunately, it was too late and the cat...

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Pain Pain Go Away – I Don’t Want To Feel This Way

14 years of love. 14 years of friendship. 14 years of loyalty. 14 years of laughter. 14 years of you being an obnoxious, stubborn bully with a boat load of personality........ ........ and now you are gone. I cannot hold you. I cannot kiss you. I cannot smell your...

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GoDaddy Should Be #NoDaddy

If you have not heard there is a lot of social talk about the sneak peak of the SuperBowl ad that GoDaddy has created, and it has the animal lover world in an uproar! It is bad enough that dog breeders want to profit off of animals when we are killing thousands every...

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2014 Year End Report

2014 was quite a year for CharityPaws! We launched our Beta test in May with the group HeARTs Speak - they were kind enough to be our "guinea pigs" so to speak so we can work out the kinks of what we hoped to do and because of their active participation - their first...

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A Little Change To Help More 501(c)(3) Groups!

Well, we finished our 6th week of campaigns! With over $3,000 donated in our first month, we know we have something great going on and we want to make it even better going forward! We have learned a lot in these first few weeks and have evaluated the feedback we have...

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Reasons To Not Adopt A Pit Bull!

As we continue our partnership with Pibbles & More Animal Rescue for a t shirt fundraiser, we thought it was appropriate to note some reasons that one should not adopt a pit bull! Pit bulls are not the right dog for everyone - and we want to be sure you know what...

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HeARTs Speak Campaign Results!

We completed our 1st charity partner campaign with HeARTs Speak and we could not be more thrilled with the results! A total of $1,040 was raised to help artists help more animals! Our target goal for our first campaign was $750, so we are very happy to exceeded that!...

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We Are Now Live!

It has been a long few months and we still have some tweaking to do, but we are now in BETA and ready to roll! CharityPaws is hoping to make a real difference for the 501c3 groups that need it - and hope to build a community of animal lovers that can truly make a...

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Our First Magazine Ad!

We are so excited that CharityPaws will be in a regional magazine to celebrate our upcoming launch! Here is a sneak peak of the ad. We are so excited about our soon to be launch and cannot wait to help our rescue friends with their financial...

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Congratulations To Our First DonationMatch Winner!

We are thrilled to announce that the winner of our first DonationMatch contest is Ziggy's Haven Bird Sanctuary! This fantastic group is a not for profit 501(c)3 that specifically works with parrot rescue. They are a no-kill group that works hard to ensure that their...

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So You Really Just Want Us To Make Money For You?

I knew going into this project that I would have those that question my true want to give back, that they would believe I was only in this to make money for myself and I really do not care about the animals - and today was the day I was askedĀ by someone who "thought"...

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