Our Team

 
 
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Our Volunteers

White River Animal Rescue directors and volunteers do not accept a salary for their services. We do what we do for the love of dogs and puppies who desperately need to find homes.


 

AMY KNIGHT, DIRECTOR

I decided 9 years ago to create White River Animal Rescue, when I realized how many adoptable dogs were being euthanized in our country.


TINA SMITH FULMER- DIRECTOR & FOSTER MOM

I have been one of the Director's at WRAR since 2009. I foster dogs and puppies as well as keeping Amy in line.


SUSAN PERRY, CFO

I have been volunteering for WRAR for almost two years. I started out fostering but was quickly promoted to Chief Financial Organizer. I also will drop whatever I am doing at work to help deliver puppies.


HEATHER TUNG, TRANSPORTER AND FOSTER

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I have been volunteering with WRAR longer than anyone. Before Facebook and even before "rescue" became a thing. I will drop whatever I am doing to help WRAR assist a dog in need. Whether that is driving to Logan airport, on a Saturday, during the summer when the Red Sox are in town or "retrieving" a WRAR dog for placement in witness protection. I, too, foster the behaviorally challenged dogs.


KATHY DAROWSKI, FOSTER MOM

 Kathy has been fostering for WRAR since 2012. She specializes in fostering puppies between 2 and 6 months of age. She and her Great Dane WRAR alum Nova work on leash skills, basic manners, potty training, and crate training with every pup they foster. Kathy even brings the pups to work with her at a therapeutic horseback riding facility. This way all the pups are socialized with people of all ages, other dogs, and even adaptive equipment such as wheelchairs and arm crutches. Kathy is also known for taking and posting a ton of pictures of each foster pup she has.


SYDNEY- FOSTER MOM

I started fostering for WRAR almost two years ago, when Luna, the babys' Daddy, and their nine puppies flew into Lebanon, NH on a Leer jet!


MICHELLE TIFT, ADOPTION COORDINATOR

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I have been volunteering with the rescue for five years. Assisting pups find their forever home being an Adoption Coordinator. I enjoy spending time with my family, which includes five fur kids, and friends.


AMBER WERNER-TASK MASTER

Amber helps foster parents keep on top preventative medications for those in their care by sending out monthly reminders and charting when they have been administered. Ensuring all of our precious pups in foster care are properly protected against heartworm disease and flea/tick illnesses.


APPLE WIMOLSET- FOSTER MOM

-I have been assisting WRAR acquire dogs for about 9 months. I furiously message Amy Knight to save big, white fluffy dogs from all over the south. I enjoy dressing my dogs up in wacky outfits .


 CRYSTAL MOSES- FOSTER MOM

I have been fostering and volunteering for WRAR for 4 years. The reason I chose to volunteer is because Amy is the greatest. I mostly foster the difficult dogs which adopters have returned.


JULIE CHASE- FUNDRAISING & EVENT PLANNER

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I adopted a pupper from WRAR in 2015. After learning about the many dogs that are in need of help, I decided to volunteer for the organization that saved my dog's life from the kill shelter. I primarily help with fundraising, event planning and administrative things, but also enjoy being able to see and interact with the adoptable dogs at adoption events


LESLIE GILL MARTIN HOPE- TEXAS LIAISON

 I have been a Texas Liaison to WRAR for almost two years. Most often, I am shanghaied into helping WRAR with pregnant dogs, as I love whelping puppies, cleaning up poop, and sneaking around people's yard, at night, looking for escaped, pregnant dogs.

 
 

Other ways to help us rescue dogs

White River Animal Rescue distinguishes itself by its ethics related to dogs’ well-being and by its exhaustive efforts to rescue dogs from euthanasia, sickness and mistreatment.

 
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