Rescuing and Placing Airedales Since 2000
It's been so long.... did you miss us? We certainly have missed you!
Behind the scene, Airedale Rescue Group has been busy working to rescue and rehome stray and surrendered Airedales and a mix or two. And, we have recruited a few new volunteers who are "new to ARG" but not new to Airedales and the love for their antics.
Volunteers Make a Difference
Our new volunteers, Kelly Geren-Imbody, Julie Eastburn and Pat Hairston, join longtime volunteers Barbara Yager, President of ARG, Christina Prange and Jackie Cash with have been reviewing, processing, and interviewing potential Airedale adopters although Covid temporarily halted home visits. These dedicated volunteers have done their best to keep up with a steady stream of applications with the one goal in mind; finding the best home for Airedales in our rescue. Let's take a minute and introduce you to the new volunteers.
Kelly joined our team late last year through one of the other volunteers. Kelly and her husband share their home with Amos, a playful 6-year-old who likes to be the center of attention. Kelly loves the beach and golf and is very active in her community. Kelly helps with applicant interviews and home visits if close to her home base.
Julie also joined our team when she asked one of the volunteers how she could help. A long time Airedale parent, she and her husband Matt share their home with 2-year old siblings Corabelle and Jake. Julie is also active with a cat rescue helping to foster and rehome kittens and cats.
Pat has been owned by Airedales since the late 1980's and adopted her first ARG Airedale in 2006. She and her husband Rick share their home with two ARG Alumni, Angus and Desmond, along with two Labradors and a little terrier mix. Many of you may know Pat and Rick most recently from their adoption of Angus (nee Samson), the senior Airedale that is blind and was in a shelter near their home. On a mission for ARG to pull the dog, Rick took one look at the guy and knew Angus was not be leaving their home.
Just last month, a group of volunteers worked together to transport "Bobbie" from a veterinary practice where she was surrendered in Memphis, TN to her new home in Asheboro, NC. The trip started early and included an overnight with longtime volunteer Cyn Mobley's At Risk Intervention. Bobbie is now Millie and has settled into our new home. We look forward to hearing great things about this family girl.
Bobbie found her forever home so fast because her adopting family had already submitted their application to adopt and were approved. ARG and the family were just waiting for the perfect match to come along.
Are you interested in adopting an Airedale in the future? ARG focuses efforts in North and South Carolina, Tennesse, Georgia, and Alabama. If you are in our region and want to be considered to adopt an Airedale, complete an application by visiting our website.
You Can Help
There are many ways to assist ARG in the mission of rescuing and placing Airedales. You can shop smile.Amazon.com and select Airedale Rescue Group as your charity, you can volunteer as an applicant reviewer, foster home, or transport an Airedale to their new home. And you can make a donation which is always graciously appreciated.
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