Everyone who is passionate about rescuing has a story about how they got where they are, or why they do what they do. It is often reflected in the name of the organization - either in dedication to a specific animal that has moved them, or a breed that they are passionate about supporting. In the winter of 2010, two passionate animal advocates came together to form what is now Life is Better Rescue. At the time, both were reeling from the experiences of saving two different dogs that both had suffered from physical abuse, and neither animal was just looking for another shot at a crummy life.
You will notice that for Life is Better Rescue, we are not in the business for one animal, one breed, or one species. The name seems self explanatory - what animal isn't facing a better life after rescue before euthanasia? For us, it's not just about saving life - it's about creating a quality life and making sure that the impact is felt across the board. It's about spaying and neutering so that we can reduce the adoptable euthanasia population before it starts. It's about working with municipal shelters to increase transfers so that disease is minimized. It's about making sure that each rescue has profound meaning for the adopter as much as the adoptee.
It's about giving animals and people the chance to connect and form a lifelong loving relationship. This rescue is not just about preventing needless death. It's about creating a life worth living. To us, being a rescuer to means more than just saving lives. It means making things better, for the animal as well as the owner.
Our focus is to help municipal shelters and in situations where animals are facing the threat of euthanasia. We do not accept owner relinquishments.