Entries by Peggy Hoyt

Betsy Gamberino- The SPCA of Ocala

This week on All My Children Wear Fur Coats we had the pleasure of speaking with Betsy Gamberino, Vice President of the SPCA of Ocala. Betsy grew up in rural Pennsylvania where she was active in showing Quarter Horses as well as volunteering for several animal and agricultural organizations.  She attended Penn State University obtaining […]

Kristen Baltrum- Annie and Millie’s Place

All My Children Wear Fur Coats had the pleasure of speaking with Kristen Baltrum, founder of Annie and Millie’s Place. Kristen has a Master of Arts from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN and has served for almost three decades in Christian Public Leadership. Following the death of her sister, Annie, who experienced homelessness with […]

Toby Wisneski- Leave No Paws Behind

Leave No Paws Behind is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit corporation located in California. They are an all breed, all foster- based rescue, specializing in seniors, terminal and end of life animals, and pets with special needs. Leave No Paws Behind was founded in June 2011 by Toby Wisneski who wanted to make a difference […]

Susan Kurowski- Pets for The Elderly Foundation

All My Children Wear Fur Coats had the pleasure of speaking with Susan Kurowski, Executive Director, of Pets for The Elderly Foundation. Susan joined Pets for the Elderly in January 2006.  She was hired as a grant writer and accountant, but quickly took on more responsibility.  She has been the Executive Director of the Pets […]

Leslie DeGraff Grinnell- Eddie’s Wheels

As caregivers of disabled dogs for the past 20 years, Eddie and Leslie Grinnell knew what they wanted for their pets: a wheelchair designed for on and off-road play that would allow their pets to enjoy a good quality of life while they healed. A mechanical engineer by trade, Ed’s revolutionary design has been endorsed […]

Katrina Shadix- Bear Warriors United

Katrina Shadix started her career in bear rights advocacy during the 2015 Bear Hunting Season where she successfully organized a campaign to stop the hunt of the Florida Black Bear. In 2020 Katrina’s bear poaching bill was passed with 100% bipartisan support and was signed into law by Gov. DeSantis. Her efforts now include the […]

Monisha Seth- Franklin’s Friends

Monisha Seth is a retired internal medicine physician with AdventHealth Medical Group in Winter Park, Florida. She and her husband Anthony founded Franklin’s Friends in 2003 after adopting their first dog Franklin from the SPCA of Central Florida. They are now the proud parents of 3 rescued hounds – Winston, Lincoln, and Jolene.  Franklin’s Friends […]

Animal Care Trust USA: Q&A with DeliveryRank

Written by: Sarah Kirton on Sep 1st, 2022 Animal Care Trust USA 2022: Care for Your Pet – Even When You Can’t Peggy Hoyt is an Animal Advocate, Pet Mom and Founder of Animal Care Trust USA. She reveals more to DeliveryRank about this relatively new concept that cares for the future of our animals, once we no longer can!

Chris Roy- Doobert: Save Animals While You Shop!

This week on All My Children Wear Fur Coats we were joined by Chris Roy, Founder of Doobert.  Doobert empowers animal welfare organizations through custom-built tools for animal rescue.  Doobert has features that are built to streamline foster communication and management.  They also make it easy for rescues to connect with other organizations and volunteers so they […]

Burt Ward- Gentle Giants Pet Products

In 1994, Burt and his wife, Tracy Posner Ward rescued a Great Dane in distress. From this experience, they learned about dozens of other Great Danes also needing homes. When they called weeks later to see what had happened to the others, they were horrified to hear that they had all been destroyed. Both Burt […]