Foothills Animal Rescue is governed by volunteer leadership that advances our mission through fiscal responsibility and that our rescue is in line with best practices in animal welfare.

Kathy Szur – Chairman                  Dr. Nick Tex- Vice Chairman

Jack Gustin – Treasurer           Tina Woods – Secretary

Holly Bergman – Immediate Past Chairman

Jordan McGrath- Director    Debbie Williams-Blood – Director       

Dr. Patricia Henthorn – Director       Laura Lucky – Director     

Dr. Leo Egar – Director   Marion Auray – Director

Victoria Cowper, CAWA Executive Director.


5 Freedoms:

The welfare of an animal includes its physical and mental state and we consider that good animal welfare implies both fitness and a sense of well-being. Any animal kept by man, must at least, be protected from unnecessary suffering.

  1. Freedom from hunger and thirst.
    1. by ready access to fresh water and diet to maintain health and vigor
  2. Freedom from discomfort
    1. By providing an appropriate environment including shelter and a comfortable resting area
  3. Freedom from pain, injury or disease
    1. By prevention or rapid diagnosis and treatment
  4. Freedom to express normal behavior
    1. By providing sufficient space, proper facilities and company of the animal’s own kind.
  5. Freedom from fear and distress
    1. By ensuring conditions and treatment which avoid mental suffering.