STARKVILLE, Miss.--What began in 2007 as a small student effort at
Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine now is a highly
organized program that has saved more than 3,200 dogs in Mississippi.
Now, thanks to the kindness of donors and a $26,000 grant from the
ASPCA®, the university program is reaching a new level of success.
The Homeward Bound Project of Mississippi began when MSU veterinary
students Megan Caulfield, Krista Gazzola, and Amy White noticed an
imbalance between the large supply of adoptable dogs in the South and a
continuing high demand in the Northeast. They went on to create the
first successful transport program developed, maintained and operated by
veterinary students. more...