Who We Are Together We Can Make A Difference
Who We Are?? <ul><li>We are the Animal Activists!! </li></ul><ul><li>Our group members are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paula </...
Quote—Author Unknown <ul><li>Saving one animal won’t change the world, but it will change the world for that one animal. <...
 
Inquiry Points <ul><li>What organizations do we have in Summit County that help domestic pets? </li></ul><ul><li>What can ...
Organizations in Summit County <ul><li>L.A.P.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Rescue of the Ro...
L.A.P.S. <ul><li>L.A.P.S. stands for  L eague for  A nimals and  P eople of  S ummit. </li></ul><ul><li>One purpose of thi...
 
Animal Shelter <ul><li>The Animal Shelter helps homeless pets (like dogs, cats and guinea pigs) </li></ul><ul><li>They hav...
 
Animal Rescue of the Rockies <ul><li>The purpose of this group is to help homeless pets find homes.  </li></ul><ul><li>The...
What We Did To Help <ul><li>We had a school store every Friday for two months. We sold school supplies and raised $122.  <...
 
What Can You Do To Help? <ul><li>Be a responsible pet person. Give your pet proper food, water, exercise, and spay or neut...
Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader???
Questions One? <ul><li>What is the purpose of L.A.P.S.? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help homeless pets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Answer <ul><li>B. The purpose of L.A.P.S. is to help low-income families pay vet bills for their pets. </li></ul>
Question Two <ul><li>How much does it cost if you want to adopt a puppy from the Animal Shelter? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$90...
Answer <ul><li>D. It costs $110.00 to adopt a dog or puppy from the Animal Shelter and if you wanted to adopt a cat, it on...
Question Three <ul><li>How long has the Animal Shelter been in Summit County? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 years </li></ul></u...
Answer <ul><li>C. The Animal Shelter has been in Summit County for more than 30 years. </li></ul>
Question Four <ul><li>What is the purpose of Animal Rescue of the Rockies? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help pay vet bills </li><...
Answer <ul><li>C. They help homeless pets (dogs and cats) find a good home.  While looking for a home, these pets might go...
Question Five <ul><li>How many dogs and cats have Animal Rescue of the Rockies saved and placed in good homes? </li></ul><...
Answer <ul><li>B.  They have been in Summit County for five years and have saved over 100 dogs and cats from being euthani...
Conclusion <ul><li>Last year 40,000 homeless pets were euthanized in Colorado.  There are organizations in Summit County t...
Bibliography <ul><li>Resources came from interviews, field trips and the following websites: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www...
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  1. 1. Who We Are Together We Can Make A Difference
  2. 2. Who We Are?? <ul><li>We are the Animal Activists!! </li></ul><ul><li>Our group members are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paula </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Walter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Luis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ruby </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Quote—Author Unknown <ul><li>Saving one animal won’t change the world, but it will change the world for that one animal. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Inquiry Points <ul><li>What organizations do we have in Summit County that help domestic pets? </li></ul><ul><li>What can people do to help these animals and organizations? </li></ul><ul><li>What are ways we can help these organizations? </li></ul>
  5. 6. Organizations in Summit County <ul><li>L.A.P.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Rescue of the Rockies </li></ul>
  6. 7. L.A.P.S. <ul><li>L.A.P.S. stands for L eague for A nimals and P eople of S ummit. </li></ul><ul><li>One purpose of this organization is to help low-income families pay vet bills. </li></ul><ul><li>They have a fundraiser every winter called the Dog Terra. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Animal Shelter <ul><li>The Animal Shelter helps homeless pets (like dogs, cats and guinea pigs) </li></ul><ul><li>They have been in the county for over 30 years and are located in Frisco. </li></ul><ul><li>If you would like to adopt a dog or puppy, it would cost you $110. If you would like a cat, the cost is $90. </li></ul>
  8. 11. Animal Rescue of the Rockies <ul><li>The purpose of this group is to help homeless pets find homes. </li></ul><ul><li>They have found homes for over 100 dogs and cats. </li></ul><ul><li>They have a store in Breckenridge called “For Pets Sake” and all the money raised goes to Animal Rescue. </li></ul><ul><li>They have been in our county for five years and have about 25 volunteers. </li></ul>
  9. 12. What We Did To Help <ul><li>We had a school store every Friday for two months. We sold school supplies and raised $122. </li></ul><ul><li>We gave $61 to the Animal Shelter and $61 to the Animal Rescue of the Rockies. </li></ul><ul><li>We helped with the Dog Terra and sold dog biscuits and zipper pulls. We raised $94. </li></ul>
  10. 14. What Can You Do To Help? <ul><li>Be a responsible pet person. Give your pet proper food, water, exercise, and spay or neuter your pet. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the environment when you are hiking. Pack in your supplies and take your trash out with you. Don't disturb animals in their homes. </li></ul><ul><li>Collect blankets and food for your local animal shelter. </li></ul><ul><li>Raise money for your local animal organization. Bake sales, garage sales, car washes, and collection cans are good projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Be kind and respectful to people and animals. </li></ul><ul><li>www.bestfriends.org </li></ul>
  11. 15. Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader???
  12. 16. Questions One? <ul><li>What is the purpose of L.A.P.S.? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help homeless pets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help pay vet bills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help the Animal Shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help Animal Rescue of the Rockies </li></ul></ul>
  13. 17. Answer <ul><li>B. The purpose of L.A.P.S. is to help low-income families pay vet bills for their pets. </li></ul>
  14. 18. Question Two <ul><li>How much does it cost if you want to adopt a puppy from the Animal Shelter? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$90.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$100.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nothing, it is free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$110.00 </li></ul></ul>
  15. 19. Answer <ul><li>D. It costs $110.00 to adopt a dog or puppy from the Animal Shelter and if you wanted to adopt a cat, it only would cost you $90.00 </li></ul>
  16. 20. Question Three <ul><li>How long has the Animal Shelter been in Summit County? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 years </li></ul></ul>
  17. 21. Answer <ul><li>C. The Animal Shelter has been in Summit County for more than 30 years. </li></ul>
  18. 22. Question Four <ul><li>What is the purpose of Animal Rescue of the Rockies? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help pay vet bills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help the Animal Shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help homeless pets find good homes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help L.A.P.S. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 23. Answer <ul><li>C. They help homeless pets (dogs and cats) find a good home. While looking for a home, these pets might go to a foster home for some time. </li></ul>
  20. 24. Question Five <ul><li>How many dogs and cats have Animal Rescue of the Rockies saved and placed in good homes? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>none </li></ul></ul>
  21. 25. Answer <ul><li>B. They have been in Summit County for five years and have saved over 100 dogs and cats from being euthanized (put to sleep). </li></ul>
  22. 26. Conclusion <ul><li>Last year 40,000 homeless pets were euthanized in Colorado. There are organizations in Summit County trying to help these animals, but they need your help, too. Please make sure all animals are spayed or neutered. If you are thinking of getting a pet, check out the animal shelter first. Remember, be kind and respectful to ALL animals. </li></ul>
  23. 27. Bibliography <ul><li>Resources came from interviews, field trips and the following websites: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.co.summit.co.us/AnimalControl/animal_home.htm http:// www.summitlaps.com/index.html http://www.adoptapet.com/adoption_rescue/73798.html http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20070312/AROUND02/70312008 http:// www.animalrescueoftherockies.org/info/display?PageID =3365 </li></ul>

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