Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Thanks, EARS volunteers!

UAN's temporary sheltering deployment in West Virginia is winding down, as the horses are being transferred to new adoptive homes or to rescue groups for foster care and future adoption. Nearly 50 equines who were once emaciated and neglected are starting anew, thanks to UAN staff, the EARS volunteer team, The Humane Society of the United States, the Wayne County (WV) Prosecutor’s Office and the Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter.

Special thanks to EARS volunteers Shari Neal of Marion, Iowa and Debbie Ferguson of Kildeer, Illinois for taking photos and writing dispatches from the field.

If you want to know a little more about some of the 33 EARS volunteers who deployed to West Virginia, please read the following press releases:

Elaine Allison of Moraine, Ohio

Lisa Ammirati and Penny Beal of Wake County, North Carolina

Colleen Bailey of Cranbrook, British Columbia

Ronda Fraser of Kitchener, Ontario

Joe Schubauer-Berigan of Cincinnati, Ohio

Photos courtesy Shari Neal.

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