Lori has always loved animals and has cared for several special needs dogs using her past nursing experience. In recent years, Lori has become increasingly concerned about rescuing dogs from being tortured and killed in the Chinese dog meat trade. Asian Dogs Rescue Allies was born as Lori worked to rescue Ju Guo, a female who brought seven puppies with her to the States!
Reneé currently serves part-time as the Chaplain for the Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Reneé is an Asian dog “transporter failure,” having failed to put up her Korean Jindo mix Zach for adoption after picking him up at the San Francisco airport in November 2017. She had to have him!