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Review for Carolina Poodle Rescue, Pacolet, SC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Every once in a while, someone like the recent critical reviewer appears. I have volunteered at CPR for years now, and yes, I put my money where my mouth is. I have adopted and fostered from CPR over the years, and I have seen two have a happy end-of-life experience in my home before they crossed the Rainbow Bridge; both had been abandoned by their previous owners on busy highways before CPR saved them from a certainly horrible death. I've had two who were toothless, and one of my current herd of five is blind and deaf and crippled. So, I think I have some experience with CPR that far outweighs the occasional pot-shot from some disgruntled person. The practices and policies at CPR are professional and extensive. Our rescues are not given away on a whim or without an extensive application process. I've often said that the adoption policies for international children from third world nations could benefit from the lessons of the thorough adoption policies at CPR. The network of volunteers, the caregivers on staff, and the director herself give daily of themselves with a goal of putting these animals as our first priority. And, I certainly don't see any of us getting wealthy in currency for our efforts. But I assure you, we are richer and happier as human beings, unlike the sad person who just wasted time on an unfounded and undeserved negative review from an organization that certainly earns its respect in the animal rescue community nationally as a model for excellence. Sincerely, Linda C Owens

Role:  Donor
 

Review for Carolina Poodle Rescue, Pacolet, SC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

By far, the best, dependable small animal rescue anywhere with happy adopters, foster families, and volunteers from all over the southern and other states. It is CLEAN and properly managed and organized. The kennel-based rescue is situated in a rural area on a massive, double-fenced farm of pastures and gentle rolling hills. CPR, also known as Dreamweaver Farm, has outstanding business and animal practices AND committed well-done, experienced policies for adoption, rehabilitation, fostering and sanctuary/covenant care for the rescues. CPR is a place to respect and honor with its trained director, all-volunteer board of directors, caregivers and volunteers. The rescue has an excellent reputation that has been earned since inception. In the past two years, I have adopted three pets from CPR, and I both foster and transport for CPR. In addition, I have worked for animal care in SC for 40 years, and I lead a movement that changed state laws assuring humane ways to destroy unwanted ones. So, I speak from a position of experience about this rescue.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

This is a hard question because I really can't think of anything. I have been involved with animal shelters, animal care and rescues since 1973, and lead a movement that changed animal care laws in SC, so I speak from a place of experience. I'll have to get back with you on this one IF I can think of anything. I know, move it closer to where I live!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Client Served