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Pet Central Helps Podcast Interview
Find out what it takes to facilitate over 900 pet adoptions in one year. Lisa Kitchens (Founder and Executive Director) and Karry Rich (Operations Manager) from Pet Central Helps discuss the origins of the organization, the experience of fostering, medical interventions, and some notable success stories.
We couldn't do this without the support of our adopters, supporters, fosters, volunteers, and friends! If you would like to help, but not sure how - you can use the "donate" button above, or visit our wish list page for ways to help with Amazon Smile and Chewy!
I Found Kittens Outside, What Do I Do?
Did you know kittens are one of the most vulnerable populations in animal shelters and that many end up there because of well-meaning animal lovers? Removing kittens from their current environment may not always be the right answer as the mom cat could be nearby getting food (or hiding from you)—and no one can care for a kitten like their mom can! To help choose the right path for kittens you found, please click this link and answer the questions!
1. Search for the Perfect Pet
2. Apply Online
3. Adopted Pets!
Pet Central helps the community by example and action. We uphold the highest standards in progressive animal sheltering. We strive to provide education and support to pets and people so that they can stay healthy and remain together.
We focus on a non-judgemental approach that follows the three E’s: Educate, Encourage, Enable.
Pet Central believes that pets and people belong together - that financial circumstances alone are not reliable indicators.
Pet Central Helps! was founded by Lisa K. Kitchens, former Shelter Director and founder at Wish Bone Canine Rescue. Their advocacy also helped to spur positive changes at McLean County Animal Control, thus ending the killing of animals in Illinois' last gas chamber. She has put together a progressive plan that will ultimately help to resolve barriers to the welfare and health of local pets and their people, thus keeping them safe. She looks forward to working with their Board of Directors, Council of Advisors, and enthusiastic supporters to bring Pet Central Helps! to our community, in order change lives for the better.