All posts of Aaron Fisher

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What are the Financial Responsibilities of Having a Pet?

Y’all know how much we love to brag on our amazing Interns, right!? Check out the talents of our very own Alicia Mercado, who created these incredibly engaging infographics about the financial responsibilities of having a pet. Check them out, and please, share, share, share. Pet Care Costs    

Small Paws, Big Impact – Our 2020 Impact Report

Oftentimes, nonprofits (us included) have great difficulty “telling our story.” We tend to be so mission-driven & focused on our impact, that we rarely have the time, talent, and skill-set to clearly communicate what we do, & how & why we do it. Thankfully, we’ve been fortunate to link up with some amazingly talented volunteers […]
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Meet ARDC Intern Camila Calvino

We’d like you to meet our new intern, Camila Calviño, a sophomore at Emory University studying Business and Spanish Linguistics. She was born in Montevideo, Uruguay but grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She absolutely love animals! Back home, NJ, she has a 5-year-old beagle named Turbo and 2 guinea pigs named Jojo and Bowie. […]
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What’s the Deal with Pit Bulls?

One of our amazing interns, Alicia, is super passionate about demystifying the stigma & stereotypes surrounding pit bulls, so she did some research, & put together these helpful infographics. Thanks, Alicia, for all that you do to help us promote positive human-animal interactions, & advocate on behalf of the people & pets in the community. […]
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ARDC Intern Rachel Vellanikaran

This week, we’d love you to meet our newest intern, Rachel Vellanikaran. Rachel is currently a sophomore at Emory University, where she’s studying biology. She is super passionate about animal health and sciences and hopes to pursue veterinary medicine after her undergraduate studies. On campus, she’s involved in the Emory Pawsitive Outreach Club, the Emory Undergraduate […]
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Shelter Pets Have Thrived During the Coronavirus – Why This Matters To You

Prior to the pandemic, the euthanasia rate among American animal shelters stood at about 4,000 pets/day, meaning that 1.2 million cats and dogs were put down annually. But since Covid-19, there has been an unprecedented demand for adoptable pets. In fact, both private rescue groups and taxpayer-funded animal shelters across the U.S. report having to scramble to meet […]
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The Importance of Community Outreach

Community-Building, outreach, & education are a huge part of advocating on behalf of the pets and people of the ATL, and helping to keep pets safely in homes, off the streets and out of shelters. We’re honored to partner with the Atlanta Police Department anti-cruelty unit, whose efforts are needed now more than ever. Many […]
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Some Basic Responsible Pet Care Tips

Just some tips for how to provide the best care possible for your pet: Keep up with with regularly scheduled vet visits. Make sure you have the proper medications on hand to protect your pet from worms, ticks, fleas, etc. Write down any questions or concerns you may have so you don’t forget to talk […]