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Features March 2014 Issue

A Close Look at the Good Work of Those in Rescue

Safe Harbor Lab Rescue president Jacky Eckard and Rally. Rally was a tick-infested stray when Safe Harbor took him in, and pitifully afraid. When you said "Sit," even with a treat, he would run and hide. Today, thanks to his loving adopters, he has a wonderful life - and a doggie bed that he's no longer scared of.

A Close Look at the Good Work of Those in Rescue

Saving dogs on a shoestring budget.

It’s early in the morning of New Year’s Day, but Jacky Eckard, president of Safe Harbor Lab Rescue in Golden, Colorado, is already at work. “We have a dog that was surrendered the day before yesterday,” she says, “and was brought in to be spayed, so I’ll be picking her up and taking her out to her foster home” where she’ll remain until she gets adopted. “I’ll also be working with some of our…

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