Paige is the Volunteer and Outreach Director for N.O.A.H. and has a long history of animal welfare. She got started with animals at the Woodland Park Zoo, and it has continued to be a passion of hers through the years. She has 10 cats and her family shares her love of animals.
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Key Points of Interest:
- Who is Paige Schmelzer?
- Why did she move to Camano Island?
- How did Paige get involved in animal welfare?
- She also got started at the Woodland Park Zoo at age of 16!
- Hear what it was like work with so many animals at the zoo
- What was her favorite animal at the zoo?
- Where did Paige’s love for animals come from?
- And why the connections with cats?
- I talk about my past dog and my kids interactions with pets
- What caused her to move on from the Woodland Park Zoo
- How did she get started with NOAH and how did she become the Outreach Director
- What is the difference between NOAH and organizations like CASA?
- How does NOAH deal with feral cats?
- NOAH has performed over 100,000 spay and neuters and 40,000 adoptions
- Why does NOAH not take animals from the public
- Washington has not had to euthanize a healthy animal in a long time
- Find out what the acronyms for N.O.A.H. and C.A.S.A. stand for!
- How can you help?
- How do they analyze and assess animals that come in?
- How did she get to 10 cats?
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