All posts tagged Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Patti Ragan, founder of The Center For Great Apes

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Patti Ragan—the founder of The Center For Great Apes, a 120-acre sanctuary in Wauchula, FL that houses nearly 50 chimpanzees and orangutans—recalls how she first became interested in great apes. Read more…

Alison Eastwood, actress-director-animal advocate

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Alison Eastwood —the actress, director and animal advocate whose Eastwood Ranch Foundation recently launched FosterFurkids.com, a website that connects rescue groups and animal shelters with a nationwide network of pet fosters and transporters—discusses a childhood growing up amidst an array of animals. Read more…

Helena Kriel, founder of Baby Rhino Rescue

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Helena Kriel—founder of Baby Rhino Rescue, which seeks to raise awareness of the rhino poaching crisis, and raise money for the care of baby rhinos who’ve become orphaned through that poaching—recalls her formative years in South Africa, growing up with a strong affinity for animals. Read more…

Sherry Silk–Executive Director of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay

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Sherry Silk–Executive Director of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay–discusses the history and chief mission of the organization, the Fall Adoption Expo slated for Nov. 15, HSTB’s myriad efforts in the area of animal adoption (including MAC, a 32-foot Winnebago outfitted as a mobile adoption center), Read more…