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Helping Rescues… Four Paws at a Time

I love animal rescue groups. Unfortunately, they are chronically overbooked, understaffed, and seriously underfinanced. And so, many of them come to Through a Dog’s Ear for donations of music for their facilities, foster homes, and to be sent home with adopted dogs. The clinically tested music helps increase adoption rates and provides an ease of adjustment into their forever homes.

My desire to help improve the lives of dogs worldwide takes precedence over almost everything else in my life, except for taking care of my own dogs. My passion can be contagious, and sometimes, quite honestly, it’s completely out of balance. The proof of watching how sound therapy calms dogs, and particularly helps improve adoption rates in shelters and rescue organizations worldwide, keeps my passion alive. In the video above, watch the dogs at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society relax while listening to Through a Dog’s Ear.

While Through a Dog’s Ear has donated thousands of CDs to shelters and rescues, we are having a difficult time keeping up with the demands. We have a matching campaign running until August 23. For every Through a Dog’s Ear CD purchased on our website, we’ll donate a CD to a rescue org on our waiting list that will be sent home with a new adopter.

It never ceases to amaze me how passionate Care2 members are about helping animals in need. Do you do volunteer work to help homeless animals? Or maybe it’s become your profession? Thanks for sharing your story in a comment below.


Have you seen the new Adoptable Pets page on Care2? Check it out here! Please also share with your friends. We’d love your help in finding homes for these adorable animals!

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Lisa Spector

Lisa Spector is a concert pianist, Juilliard graduate, and canine music expert. She is co-founder of Through a Dog's Ear, the first music clinically demonstrated to calm the canine nervous system. Their new high-tech pet gadget, iCalmDog, is the portable solution to canine anxiety. Lisa shares her home and her heart with her two "career change" Labrador Retrievers from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sanchez and Gina. Follow Lisa's blog here.


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12:23PM PST on Dec 8, 2012


10:23AM PDT on Sep 1, 2012

I just adopt, but I am always moved by those who go further to rescue animals in need. Thank you.

10:17AM PDT on Aug 28, 2012

seeing those poor homeless animals in a shelter instead of a home is very sad and disheartening. poor innocent victims of human stupidity.

7:33PM PDT on Aug 22, 2012

Please not buy.

Please if you can't adopt, try and donate to these shelters to help the animals.

9:39PM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

Please not buy.

Please if you can't adopt, try and donate to these shelters to help the animals.

9:36AM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

Thank you

8:37AM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

Thanks for sharing. This looks like a very well-run shelter. It's hard to see so many homeless dogs tho'.

10:43PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Adoption is the way forward! Those special and precious creatures!

5:33PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

amazing how calm they are!

12:40PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

loved the video but did feel sad at the same time, seeing all those dogs without homes, most of my animals are rescues all my rodents are, and one of my dogs :) thanks for sharing

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