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Pack Ethic Rescue Inc.: Shelter+ Challenge Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

We used this $1,000 grant to help purchase a Walk In Barn for our rescue barn animals.

We rescued some barn animals that lost their homes due to a fire and with the help of this $1,000 grant we were able to purchase a Walk In Barn for them to use to have shelter from the elements of Upstate New York.

How many pets did this grant help?


Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Living in the country means being surrounded by farms and the animals that live and work at them. There are thriving dairy farms full of Holstein and Jersey cows. There are fields of Angus cows bred and raised for beef. There are farms that raise hogs, goats and chickens. There are horse barns, whether for breeding or boarding. Every farm has a different story, a different objective, mission or aim. There are small hobby farms consisting of families or individuals with their small group of various farm animals. Whatever the case may be, just as with domesticated cats and dogs, these animals also sometimes need saving too. Pack Ethic was not going to stand by and NOT help when these creatures called out to us. Eric was raised on a farm and with his knowledge and our dedication to the health and comfort of any animal great or small, we knew that we could try and make our own little bit of difference here in this countryside.

Pack Ethic reached out to an individual who suffered a fire in their barn and was unable to rebuild. A group of cows came to call this place home. They were so young when they were removed from their mother and sold at auction that they were all lacking in health and immunity. They were still so young when they were displaced by the fire and needed lots of TLC and good food. Now these cows can look forward to safety and comfort forever. They will never have to worry about going hungry or going to slaughter. They are home sweet home!

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