“Danielle's superpower is to create lasting relationships that ultimately result in DPA being able to save more lives in a collaborative effort. Under Danielle's leadership DPA's transport program has grown 83% from 2019 to 2020 and saved over 175 lives this year to...
“Michele is a true DPA superstar and is a true blessing to this organization. Not only is she an amazing foster who loves to foster puppies, she also holds multiple volunteer roles within DPA. Michele is a leader on our Alumni Team, a very special and unique role to DPA designed to support our adopters even after adoptions are complete. Michele literally has a heart the size of Texas and works tirelessly to support both people and their pets. In addition to that, Michele is an adoption event lead, working to make our events fun, engaging, safe and organized. And as if that is not enough, Michele also assists our foster team with reviewing foster applications. Michele’s deep and genuine love for people and pets make her a truly Pawsome Person and we are thrilled to have her as part of DPA!” -Andra, DPA’s VP of Animal Operations”
“Kaitlyn shows her dedication and passion with whatever she sets her mind to. She has been volunteering on the Adoption team for nearly 6 years from Las Vegas, NV! She has helped adopt out hundreds of animals. Kaitlyn is patient, outgoing and loves saving lives. Her love for animals goes far beyond the ones we adopt out in DPA! When she’s not volunteering she is working with dolphins as a dolphin trainer! The Adoption team wouldn’t be where it’s at without her! Thank you for all you do for DPA!” -Stacey D., DPA’s Adoption Director
“Jenn Gonzalez is a behind-the-scenes volunteer who does so much to help us save lives! As a Rescue Admin, Jenn sifts through a wealth of data and photos to help us network shelter animals who we may not have a chance to visit with yet. She is quick to respond, never misses a beat, and her dedication has helped us cast a wider net and save lives that otherwise wouldn’t have been on our radar. She’s a perfect example of how a huge difference can be made from your own home!” -Elina D., DPA’s Rescue Director
No, it's not an April Fool's Joke! Dallas Pets Alive! (DPA) and our good friends and supporters at Community Beer Company have partnered for our “Beer to the Rescue” drive to encourage the North Texas community to add a new family member to their home while we shelter...
“Megan L. has been an invaluable member of DPA’s rescue team for over 5 years! She has a keen eye for finding the shelter animals that need us most and getting great videos of them. She also has a creative and wonderful way of writing about the animals she visits that helps attract fosters. In addition to her rescue work, Megan has been helping DPA as a foster, event lead, and many other ways that can’t even be counted. I really admire Megan’s emotional intelligence and ability to take a break when needed – I think this has helped with her longevity on the team and her ability to help us save lives.” -Elina D., DPA’s Rescue Director
“Allee is one of those golden fosters who is continuously amazing the DPA team! Her Facebook posts about her fosters are always hysterically viral worthy. Between the hilarious captions and personalities she brings to life, Allee is able to bring adopters swarming DPA to get their hands on cats, that in other homes or shelters would have never had a chance.
Allee doesn’t back down from a medical challenge like ringworm or behavior issues like a feral mama and a naughty kitten, both appropriately named Impurrator Furryosa and Flerken (aka Mr. Murder Mittens).
Keep on making us all laugh, cry and rejoice with all these happy tails, Allee—you are truly PAWSOME!”
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“Laura A. started on the medical team as a medical coordinator about a year ago and eventually became one of our vet approval admins.
She has quickly grown to one of the most dependable volunteers we have. She has managed some of our more complex medical cases as a medical…”
“Danica has taken on her role as Foster Director with such a fresh and positive approach. Danica has been working to improve and streamline processes, engage and support fosters at a higher level, and always does so with a calm, compassionate and objective approach. Danica has taken time away from her family and personal life to attend two Maddie’s Fund Apprenticeships to deepen her knowledge and gain new ideas about building foster programs, returning with wisdom to share with DPA so we are always continuously improving. Danica collaborates closely with the Rescue, Adoption, Alumni and Transport teams and is always a great partner open to new ideas and approaches to increase our life-saving and support our foster network’s needs.” -Andra Adams, DPA’s VP of Animal Operations
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