Support for Shirley Zindler rescues

$5,945 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 99 people in 44 months
We are not fund raising for ourselves but rather an angel that walks among us. Her name is Shirley Zindler and she is a Sonoma County Animal Control Officer who not only rescues animals from the streets and abusive situations she also takes many of them home to heal and find their forever homes. Specializing in pregnant females, Shirley takes in those dogs in other high kill counties who would otherwise be euthanized just because they are pregnant. She whelps the puppies, vaccinates spay and neuters them and opens her home virtually every Sunday on her day off for friends and strangers to come socialize the puppies and meet and greets so she can match the dogs with their forever homes. As if that wasn't enough she also invites her friends, Facebook followers and past adopters to walk with her at the beach on Monday mornings. During those walks she takes the most amazing pictures and posts them on Facebook for those of us who are unable to make it, so we too can enjoy the beauty of shelter dogs running free and playing happily.

Shirley has written a wonderful book called The Secret Life Of A Dog Catcher which chronicles her life as an animal control officer.  A portion of her proceeds for the book have gone to animal rescues.

Currently Shirley has a foster Mom who came with two 9 month old puppies one of which has a broken leg and will need surgery. The Mother took Shirley a month to capture and only one week into fostering this family of three the Mother gave birth to another puppy. All of which will be vetted, spayed or neutered, vaccinated, fed and loved. In 8 weeks these dogs will have loving home and Shirley will have another foster. Shirley always has fosters and stopped keeping count long ago after she passed the 200 mark of dogs she has personally fostered and successfully rehomed.

It is our opinion that Shirley should have a fund she can use to pay these expenses rather than using her own money. Can you help support Shirley and the wonderful work she does?
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Thank you EVERYONE for your generous donations!!!! This is most amazing and a true testament to animal lovers who share in the fight for a better life for them.

Although we have exceeded our goal of $5,000 we are hoping for more so that Shirley can use this account ongoing.

Currently she is needing funds for the rehabilitation needs of a Wolf named Malachi. Not only did he need vetting (neuter and vaccines) but Shirley has to build more fences to keep him contained and safe.

Thank you again for all of your tremendous support...Shirley is grateful to have you and we are grateful to have Shirley.
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We are almost half way there!!! This is AWESOME! Thank you to all the animal lovers out there that know what an asset Shirley is to saving our four legged friends. Please continue to share and thank you so much everyone !!!!
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Wouldn't this be great seed money for Shirley's own rescue? Let's donate! Let's share!
Let's GetThis Party Started!!!!
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Everyones donation is so fabulous. Thank you!!!! Lets keep it going. Please share with your friends and family. Lets get a Next Egg for Shirley's rescues even bigger:)
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$5,945 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 99 people in 44 months
Created February 5, 2015
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SD
$20
Scott Dunmire
9 months ago

What a fantastic person to do all she does for dogs.

$100
Anonymous
15 months ago
BR
$25
Brenda Regan
35 months ago

Shirley is an angel!! Thanks for taking care of these animals - you have a huge heart!

TT
$50
Terri Townsend
35 months ago

Thank you, Thank you and Arf (thank you) from my two furry friends

$100
Carol Weis
35 months ago

Happy to help! Please let me know if I can help in any way with Dog Town development!

$50
Anonymous
35 months ago
SL
$100
Suni Levi
35 months ago

Happy to help with the 501c3 if needed.

$15
Kelsey Hamel
35 months ago

I love what you are doing not only for Malachi but for all animals!

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