Rescue Guide

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  • Background
  • Investigations and Open Rescues: A Brief Introduction
  • Traditional Investigation and Open Rescue Timeline
  • Action Plan
  • Locating and Researching an Animal-Abusing Facility
  • Biosecurity
  • Rescue Supplies
  • Training Yourself
  • Videography and Photography
  • Surveillance
  • Additional Field Training
  • Understanding and Handling Animals
  • A Few Tips on Farm Animal Rescue
  • Finding Homes and Caring for Hens
  • Sample Agendas
  • What to Document
  • Post-Rescue
  • Publicizing the Action
  • Arrests and Court
  • Resources
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