Game Changers

In honor of the tireless and selfless work that they do for animals, here are the amazing game changers whom pet lovers around the world have chosen for the Pet Game Changer Award. Thank you, and may you continue to be an inspiration to animal lovers all over the world!
healing pet natural alternative therapies
Game Changers

Healing the Whole Pet With Natural and Alternative Therapies

For many years, Dr. Andrea Carlson worked under a mentor who insisted that natural medicine wasn't real. Once she realized she was treating the same things over and over again, she set out to prove 'hopeless' cases aren't always hopeless when you're willing to take a more holistic approach.
6 min read
Dr. Jordan Kocen integrative modalities
Game Changers

Using the Right Tool in the Right Situation

While Western medicine can save lives, there are conditions that don't respond well to conventional care. Our newest Game Changer - an expert in integrative modalities - is building bridges with local veterinarians to provide pets with the best care.
7 min read
Molly Goldston saving animals from euthanasia
Game Changers

11th-Hour Rescue Saving Lives in High-Kill State

The third highest state in the country for euthanasia of homeless pets, many of its shelters don't even have rescue programs. Our latest Game Changer, Molly Goldston, has made it her mission to work with shelters to save as many animals as she can once they are placed on euthanasia lists.
6 min read
Becca Edwards dog kennel manager
Game Changers

The Key to Finding Forever Families for Homeless Pets

According to our newest Pet Game Changer, Becca Edwards, there's more to successfully finding forever homes for dogs and cats than just being an animal lover. You can love animals with a passion, but this important skill will exponentially enhance your ability to save lives.
5 min read
Dr. Peggy LaCombe mobile veterinary
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Bringing the Gift of Integrative Care Into the Home

What's even better than a local veterinary clinic that provides alternative modalities such as acupuncture, Chinese medicine and laser therapy? House calls! That's what our newest Game Changer, Dr. Peggy LaCombe, is doing - giving her patients the gift of in-home integrative care.
6 min read
Mikayla Raines passion for foxes
Game Changers

A Passion for Foxes, the Wildly Misunderstood Animal

Game Changer Mikayla Raines spends her days rescuing surrendered, abandoned and abused domestic foxes bred in captivity, either as pets or at fur farms. And she spends her time educating people about how owning one of these beautiful, adorable creatures can be a tremendous challenge.
7 min read
Dr. Alicja Izydorczyk saving cats dogs
Game Changers

Hats Off to Saving 800,000 Cats and Dogs Since 2003

In a country that has 10 to 12 million dogs on the streets and thousands in shelters, saving lives isn't easy, even when the animals are treated as part of society. Now with Dr. Ala's compassionate care, Soi Dog Foundation in Thailand is changing one animal and one person at a time.
7 min read
Tamara Johnston saves street dogs Thailand
Game Changers

Teacher Quits Job to Save Street Dogs in Thailand

In Tamara Johnston's local community in Thailand, people in general don't like dogs. And for the many abandoned dogs living on the streets, poisoning, abuse and starvation are a way of life. Following her heart, our newest Game Changer nominee decided to make a difference in these dogs' lives.
8 min read