Best in Shelter Announces Winners for 2015 Farm Animal Show


More than 29,000 Votes Cast for Seven Sanctuaries and their Animals Thursday, November 18, 2015, Washington, D.C. Best in Shelter (www.bestinshelter.org, a nonprofit organization aimed at raising the public’s awareness of animal shelters and sanctuaries, is pleased to announce the winners in its 2015 Farm Animal Show. Animal Place (Grass Valley, CA) won first prize in the “Bes...

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Seven Farm Sanctuaries Vie for $133,000 in Prize Money during Best in Shelter...


October 29, 2015, Washington, D.C. - Best in Shelter (www.bestinshelter.org), a nonprofit organization created to encourage pet adoption from local shelters and rescue organizations, is pleased to announce its 2015 virtual show, this time focusing attention on farm animal sanctuaries. The competition begins on Sunday, November 1, 2015 and will continue through November 14, 2015. Created in 2011 by my...

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Last Chance for Animals presents Martha Grimes with the Sam Simon Award


Last Chance for Animals presents Martha Grimes with the Sam Simon Award at their gala on October 25, 2015. Martha Grimes Best in Shelter

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Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary to participate in Best in Shelter 2015 competi...


October 30, 2015, Poolesville, Maryland - The Best in Shelter contest is a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness about farm animals and their issues, and to show that they are intelligent, curious and friendly, deserving of as much affection and compassion as we show our companion animals like dogs and cats. Funds generously donated for this contest will help to provide feed, hay and veterinary care for the sanctuary’s many rescued residents...

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COW SANCTUARY INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN BEST IN SHELTER’S 2015 FARM ANI...


October 29, 2015, Bridgeton, N.J. - The Cow Sanctuary is thrilled to have been invited to be a participant in the first “Best in Shelter” contest specifically for farm animal sanctuaries!!   It is an honor to be one of only seven invitees from throughout the country. In our view, it is a wonderful contest, because it will raise public consciousness about animals that are generally thought of only as “food”.   As all the entries wil...

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KINDRED SPIRITS SANCTUARY TO COMPETE FOR $50,000 IN BEST IN SHELTER’S 2...


October 29, 2015, Ocala, FL - Best In Shelter (BestInShelter.org) is hosting a competition for farm animal sanctuaries all across the country and Kindred Spirits Sanctuary (KSS) needs your vote! "Voting will be the first two weeks in November and winning could be a game changer the sanctuary" Logan Vindett, director of K.S.S says. Kindred Spirits is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, dedicated to ending the abuse and suffering of ...

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CATSKILL ANIMAL SANCTUARY PARTICIPATES IN “BEST IN SHELTER 2015” ...


Saugerties, NY, October 29, 2015– Catskill Animal Sanctuary is one of seven farmed animal sanctuaries around the country selected to take part in a video competition November 1 – 14 with the winner determined by Facebook votes. “We just completed a major rescue of animals from a backyard slaughter operation and are now caring for 27 goats suffering from malnourishment, lice, and infections,” says Kathy Stevens, Founder and President. ...

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BEST IN SHELTER trademark dispute


Sad to say, BEST IN SHELTER has been forced to expend significant financial resources in a trademark dispute involving the threatened use of the BEST IN SHELTER trademark and name by Jill Rappaport. Notwithstanding our long use of the BEST IN SHELTER name and trademark, we became aware some months ago of an application filed by Jill Rappaport and her corporate entity, JR Rescue LLC to use this name for a series of proposed television shows pro...

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We have a 2014 Meow Madness winner


Congratulations to Starling and Washington Animal Rescue League for her first place finish in 2014 Meow Madness. Thank you all for voting. All of these cats were worthy and we applaud the creative videos submitted by each of the organizations involved.

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EIGHT CATS MOVE ON TO SECOND ROUND IN BEST IN SHELTER’S “MEOW MAD...


Five Animal Shelters and Rescue Organizations Still Competing for $87,000; $16,000 Already

Won in Round One in this Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month Contest

Tuesday, June 10, 2014, Washington, D.C. - Best in Shelter (www.bestinshelter.org), a nonprofit organization created to encourage pet adoption from local shelt...

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