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Jamie Aitchison

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Review for Hooved Animal Humane Society, Woodstock, IL, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

Hooved Animal Humane Society received a grant from the National Anti-Vivisection Society that would help them create more space for our equine friends. The staff and volunteers are kind, compassionate, and committed to providing the best care they can to the animals in their care and in their community.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Cochise Canine Rescue, Pomerene, AZ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Cochise Canine Rescue provides care, shelter, and love to dogs who are often overlooked due to health issues or physical "defects". They've given a second chance to many dogs who would otherwise be forgotten, or worse, euthanized. Cochise looks beyond the special needs and sees every dog for what they are: an individual who deserves care and protection.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary, German Valley, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary serves a unique and important purpose: they are the only exotic pet sanctuary in their immediate and surrounding areas. Beth and her volunteers take great measures to provide the best care they can for animals who have been taken from their natural habitat and kept as "pets". When they cannot be returned to the wild, Critter Camp provides the next best thing.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/neuter Clinic, Fort Collins, CO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Fort Collins Spay/ Neuter Clinic provides a much-needed service to their community. The importance of spay/neuter cannot be overstated; it prevents unwanted litters and helps keep shelter populations down. Fort Collins is making a tremendous difference in the lives of the animals and people in their community.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Four Paws Coonhound Rescue And Friends Inc, El Cajon, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

NAVS has had the great pleasure of awarding Four Paws Coonhound Rescue grants that would help them go above and beyond the call of duty to our four-legged friends. They are kind, compassionate, and committed to providing the best care they can to the animals in their care and in their community.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Little Shelter Animal Adoption Center Inc, Huntington, NY, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Since 1927, Little Shelter has been dedicated to providing homeless dogs and cats with medical care and shelter with the goal of adopting animals into loving forever homes. NAVS was proud to assist Little Shelter with a grant to help pay for vet care and repairs incurred by Superstorm Sandy.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Mindys Memory Primate Sanctuary Inc, Newcastle, OK, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Mindy's Memory provides lifetime care and permanent refusge for nonhuman primates. They are home to former "pets" and research "retirees". For over two decades, Mindy's has provided a much-needed sanctuary for these animals who often have no place else to go. NAVS has been proud to sponor Mindy's through our Sanctuary Fund program, providing grants for transportation, enclosures, and medical care.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Animeals, Missoula, MT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

AniMeals is a unique organization that supplements the food needs of homeless animals in shelters, living with low-income families, or members of a feral colony. They also provide safe haven for cats waiting for their forever home. NAVS was able to help their important mission by providing a grant for the Honey Fund, which assists in emergency vet care for pets of low income families, homebound and disabled or homeless individuals.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Pregnant Mare Rescue Inc, Watsonville, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Pregnant Mare Rescue is dedicated to rescueing, rehabilitating and rehoming horses in desperate need of human intervention. NAVS was honored to assist PMR with grants to help transport mare rescued from slaughter and to help purchase hay after a drought drove up prices.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Kitty Devore Rescue Network, San Pedro, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

One look through Kitty Devore's photo gallery tells their story: The photos of happy, healthy felines is a clear indication that Kitty Devore makes the cats in their care their top priority. They work diligently to find lifelong, loving forever homes that these cats deserve. NAVS provided a grant to help spay/neuter cats taken rescued from a high-kill shelter. Thanks to Kitty Devore those cats have a second chance at a long, happy life.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Compassionate Animal Rescue for Medical Aid Inc., Mission Viejo, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

CARMA is a unique rescue organiztions built on the resources and skills of veterinarian professionals. Their ability to focus on sick and injured animals allows them to give a second chance to animals who might be overlooked by other rescue organizations who lack CARMA's resources. NAVS assisted CARMA with a grant to help pay for Stanley's surgery. (Stanley has since made a full recovery and found his forever home!)

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Stray Central, Farmington, AR, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Stray Central makes a tremendously positive difference for cats in their community. Not only do they work hard to find forever homes for adoptable cats, they also provided permenant sanctuary for cats with serious medical, emotional or behavioral problems. They limit the number of intakes so that they can provide the very best care possible for their residents. NAVS has been a proud sponsor of Stray Central through our Sanctuary Fund grant program, by helping animals affected by tornadoes and to fund spay/neuter initiatives.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary, German Valley, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Critter Camp is a very special place full of very special critters - including the people! Beth Randall never planned to become an animal rescuer, but when people started relinquishing exotic "pets" at her doorstep, she saw a need that had to be fulfilled. She created Critter Camp to give these lost souls a second chance at a healthy, sustainable life. She's devoted her time and her home to making sure these animals will never suffer again. NAVS was proud to award a grant to help them care for a large intake of rescued rats, dubbed the Ratastrophe of 2014!

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for A Passion for Paws Rescue Inc, La Jolla, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

A Passion for Paws goes above and beyond the call of duty. Although they specialize in Akita rescues, they also extend care and compassion to other dogs in need. For example, NAVS provided a grant to help pay for the surgery of a Rottweiller who'd been abandoned after being hit by a car. We are proud to help A Passion for Paw's continue their important mission.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Horse Shoe Equine Rescue, Inc., Terre Haute, IN, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Horse Shoe Equine Rescue is a wonderful organization making a positive difference in their community. Tammy Barnett is truly the heart and soul of the operation as she gives 100% to the well-being of the horses in her care. NAVS has had the honor of providing HSER with emergency funds to purchase hay when the county rescues they took in put additional strain on their already tight budget. They are definitely worthy of donors' time and resources.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Project Perry, Louisa, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Project Perry provides amazing care for their rescued flock. NAVS has had the honor of providing grants to help Project Perry transport neglected birds to permanent sanctuary in Central Virginia. Seeing the progress these amazing animals have made under the care of Matt and the Project Perry staff is truly inspiring. Matt really is a parrot whisperer!

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Animal House Jamaica Limited, Jamaica, ,

Rating: 5 stars  

As the only animal shelter serving the entire northcoast of Jamaica, The Animal House Jamaica does so much with so little. In addition to rescuing and sheltering abandoned animals, they also provide TNR and Humane Education services to help build a more compassionate community. And they do it all in the heart of hurricane territory! NAVS has been a proud sponsor of The Animals House Jamaica through our Sanctuary Fund grant program, helping them repair damage from destructive weather.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for For The Love of Pets, Streator, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

For the Love of Pets serves a purpose unique to our financially trying times: keeping companion animals with the families who love them. Not only do they serve the animals in their community, they go above and beyond the typical animal rescue group by helping people faced with difficult financial issues provide food and medical assistance for their companion animals. NAVS is proud to have awarded FtLoP grants to help continue their important work.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, Cle Elum, WA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I cannot say enough good things about Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, home to seven chimps retired from research. The staff are so caring and compassionate, always making the chimpanzees' well-being their first priority. NAVS has assisted CSNW with grants to build enclosures and provide medical care for the chimp residents. It has been an honor to be a small part of their incredible journey.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Aslans Cats Inc, Verbank, NY, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Aslan's Cats not only does an amazing job improving the lives of FeLV cats, they also help the public understand that FeLV is not a death sentence, and these cats deserve a long, happy life. We were honored to award a grant to help them continue their important work.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for The Hermitage Cat Shelter, Tucson, AZ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Hermitage Cat Shelter is doing tremendous good in their community. Not only do they work hard to rehome adoptable cats, they also provide lifetime care to special needs cats who have limited options. NAVS proudly awarded emergency funds to repair the shelter's foundation and roof (destroyed during the 2014 hurricane season) so that they can continue their important work.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field