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Wagging Tales at Helen Woodward Animal Center

In this heartwarming episode of AnimalZone, our host embarks on a delightful visit to the renowned Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe. Joining us is Jessica Gercke, who introduces viewers to the center's charming and fun-loving goats, serving as education ambassadors. Witness the unique bond between these spirited goats and the dedicated staff as they share valuable insights into animal care, education, and the importance of compassion.

Next, the adventure takes us to the cattery, where the irresistible duo, Babe and Ruth, steal the spotlight with their adorable antics. Our host explores the world of kitten care at the center, showcasing the commitment of the staff to provide a nurturing environment for these precious feline companions.

Robin Cohen, the manager of The Pet Encounter Therapy program, steps into the frame with the incredible Baloney, a dog whose intuitive understanding of human emotions makes him a star in the world of animal-assisted therapy. Through heartwarming interactions, viewers gain a firsthand look at the powerful impact that animals like Baloney can have on the emotional well-being of individuals.

The journey continues with Jennifer Shorey, Operations Manager, unveiling a bushel of irresistibly cute and adoptable puppies. From playful antics to heart-melting moments, the segment captures the joy and excitement that these bundles of fur bring to the lives of prospective adopters.

AnimalZone at the Helen Woodward Animal Center is a celebration of the diversity of animal companionship and the dedicated individuals who work tirelessly to ensure the well-being of both the animals and the community they serve. Join us for an episode filled with laughter, love, and the undeniable magic that happens when humans and animals come together.

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