Jan 23, 2023
No Kill is all about innovation, and dealing collectively to avoid wasting lives. That is why we have been so excited to have two Mars Ambassadors be part of us at Austin Pets Alive! for 2 weeks, to assist us save puppies with canine parvovirus and distemper—ailments which might be typically deadly, and for which puppies are routinely euthanized at many animal shelters and clinics due to the false perception they can’t be handled and adopted.
APA! operates one of many nation’s solely Parvo Pet ICUs, the place round 1,000 puppies per yr are handled, and we run a specialised distemper therapy program. Many extra puppies could possibly be saved, nonetheless, with extra animal shelters adopting and utilizing the lifesaving protocols we have developed, and higher public consciousness of easy methods to forestall and deal with parvo and distemper.
Mars Ambassadors Devon Arcuri, BluePearl’s Inventive Specialist, and Violet Matarico, Banfield Pet Hospital’s Apply Supervisor for the Woodbridge and Edison hospitals in New Jersey, got here to just do that.
The Mars Ambassador program dispatches Mars staff to different organizations and communities, the place they lend their experience and construct partnerships. Devon and Violet embedded with the APA! advertising and communications staff, to develop essential supplies and messaging.
Working alongside APA!’s workers, Devon and Violet produced internet pages and assets, together with FAQs, web site banners and pages, social media suggestions, printed handouts and posters, and extra.
It is two weeks’ of labor that can have a significant impression on animals’ lives. Extra puppies will get and keep properly, and get to stay as cherished members of households, due to Devon and Violet’s time with APA! as Mars Ambassadors.
We requested Devon and Violet what their time at APA! meant to them.
“Mars focuses on sustainability; the world we would like tomorrow begins with how we do enterprise in the present day,” Devon mentioned. “With this undertaking, Violet and I needed to make sure that our work might continue to grow after we left.”
“With growth being one among my passions, the chance to offer perception and assist for APA!’s Pet Parvo ICU on a grand scale has been an expertise of a lifetime,” mentioned Violet. “These puppies and younger canines deserve a combating probability, and APA! has paved the best way.”
Thanks to Devon and Violet for sharing your information and your ardour to avoid wasting the lives of susceptible puppies!