Did you know that Houston PetSet provides grants to 70+ Greater Houston animal welfare organizations each year? Our new “Rescue Feature Friday” series highlights one of our amazing partners so that you can learn more about the nonprofits that work so hard every day to end animal homelessness and suffering.
Today, we’re excited to feature Freedom Collie Rescue! With funding from our grant, their nonprofit is able to help offset costs to vet the dogs in their program.
Keep reading on to learn about the work Freedom Collie Rescue does #ForTheAnimals!
> What is the mission of Freedom Collie Rescue?
FCR was established to rescue and rehabilitate, physically and mentally, abandoned, abused or injured purebred Collies in need of forever homes in Texas in surrounding states
> When was your organization established?
> How did you become involved in your organization and what is your current role?
Pat Booher – Co-founder, treasurer. Love of the breed got me involved.
> Do you work with your organization as a paid or volunteer, full-time or part-time member?
> What keeps you motivated to continue your work?
Seeing a Collie adopted and in a loving home.
> What are you most proud of accomplishing?
We are a very small rescue. We have saved over 200 Collies and take medical cases and seniors. Proud of our supporters.
> What is something about your organization that the average person might not know?
We save the Collies we do with very few fosters and have wonderful friends with Pilots n Paws. Many of our Collies come to us from supporters on the lookout.
> Describe your vision for the future of animal welfare in Greater Houston.
Ideally, we would be a no-kill city. Better education to all pet owners about spay and neutering and heartworm prevention
Thank you, Freedom Collie Rescue, for all you do!
*Photos courtesy of Freedom Collie Rescue*