The Best of LKN features Krissie Newman, Co-Founder here at Rescue Ranch

Last Updated 3/22/2023In Homepage

Our Co-Founder and President, Krissie Newman was recently featured as a guest on The Best of LKN.

Since she was a little girl,  Krissie has always had a passion for animal welfare and educating society on responsible pet ownership. When she's not at the Ranch, you can find her with her two beautiful girls or deploying with Code 3 Associates and IFAW rescuing animals from natural disasters.

Since it's inception in 2012, Rescue Ranch has educated more than 35,000 people through their educational programs.

Krissie spends much of her time sharing the history behind the creation of Rescue Ranch, how important the education programs are in helping carry out the mission of the organization, and her efforts rescuing animals during disaster and storm relief work over the last several years.

"I think my love and fondness for animals kind of started at a young age. I was always kind of saving animals in a way. I had a friend that had a snake and I didn't like that he fed live mice so I would often sneak over there and take his mice and raise them at home, which my mom was not proud of or not very fond of. So, I think I have always had animals in my life and always just felt that connection." - Krissie Newman

We invite you to get to know Krissie and the story behind Rescue Ranch by listening to the full podcast on The Best of LKN, Rescue Ranch: A Conversation with Krissie Newman, here.

About Rescue Ranch:

Rescue Ranch is a humane education center in the heart of Iredell County, NC that provides sanctuary and permanent residency to more than 80 rescued animals. These animals all have a story to share as they came to the Ranch from situations like neglect, hoarding, or owner surrender. They are affectionately known as Rescue Ranch’s animal ambassadors; and are an integral component of our humane education programs. Our educational programs incorporate hands-on learning to support our mission of promoting compassion and respect for all animals.

We specialize in humane education programs for youth and families. We offer camps, field trips, scout programs, and more! When you attend one of our programs, you will learn about responsible pet ownership, empathy and compassion for animals, how animals survive in the wild, and other fun facts about our Animal Ambassadors. We pride ourselves on hands-on encounters with animals to learn why we must be the voice for animals. Since our inception in 2012, we have educated more than 35,000 people through our educational programs.

Learn more about Rescue Ranch here or Plan Your Visit here.


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