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In January, Rescue U went to Guthrie, OK, to rebuild the City of Guthrie Animal Shelter, which had been destroyed by a tornado in May 2011. Our volunteers repaired the roof and kennels, built new storage and exercise pens, added a meet-and-greet area and more. (Read our online diary from the trip.) Suzy Brown and a dog from the City …

The final two days of our Rescue U trip at the City of Guthrie Animal Shelter in Oklahoma were a lot of work. Volunteers completed the outdoor cat enclosure, a metal storage building and the pergola over the new meet-and-greet pens we built earlier in the week. We put the finishing touches on the painting, the exercise pens and the …

This week the Petfinder.com Foundation‘s Rescue U volunteers have been hard at work repairing the damage dealt to the City of Guthrie Animal Shelter by an F5 tornado in May 2011. (Watch a video of our first day in Guthrie here.) Noah learns to install fencing from some more-seasoned Rescue U volunteers. As the week comes to an end, the …

Hello and happy New Year! This New Year’s Eve I traveled to Guthrie, OK, to help rebuild the City of Guthrie Animal Shelter as part of the Petfinder.com Foundation‘s next week-long Rescue U Trip — our program that sends college students to repair and rebuild shelters in need. The Guthrie shelter was destroyed by an F5 tornado on May 24, …