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The Petfinder Foundation’s Rescue U volunteers are back from an 11-day shelter renovation at the Humane Society of Jefferson County in Tennessee. The trip was a complete success, and one that will live on in my heart forever. We endured long, brutally hot days, but the sheer determination of our volunteers and the unwavering support of the community made this …

The Rescue U volunteers had barely completed the meet-and-greet pens at the Humane Society of Jefferson County when the Diaz family stopped by the shelter looking to adopt a dog on Memorial Day. The Diazes meet Charlie. It was only fitting, on this patriotic holiday, that the dad had just come home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. While …

The Petfinder Foundation‘s Rescue U is here in Jefferson City, TN, renovating the Humane Society of Jefferson County, a shelter that desperately needs our help. The team — students from Tennessee’s University of Knoxville and Pennsylvania’s Delaware Valley College, as well as volunteers from Oklahoma and even one from Michigan — are building a new dog meet-and-greet area, replacing the …

The Petfinder Foundation’s Rescue U team is heading to Tennessee’s Humane Society of Jefferson County, where from May 22-30, the student volunteers will complete a staggering number of projects to renovate the shelter. The Jefferson County shelter is near and dear to the students’ hearts: Shelter manager Melissa Enck is a graduate of Delaware Valley College — where Rescue U …