Pets

Less Worry, More Wag: Alum Provides for Military Pets

Less Worry, More Wag: Alum Provides for Military Pets

Allison Mercer stumbled upon Dogs on Deployment (DOD) through Instagram. The nonprofit organization connects military members who are deployed or have service commitments with volunteers who will board and care for their pets. Knowing that this concern had prevented her own husband from getting a dog, Mercer immediately reached out to get involved.

A Pet Project: Educating with Animals

A Pet Project: Educating with Animals

Krissie Newman ’00 isn’t the one on the racetrack—she leaves that to her NASCAR driver husband, Ryan. But her own venture, an animal welfare organization called Rescue Ranch, has her racing at 100 miles an hour.