Meet Animal House Rescue’s Vicki Bolinger!

We’ve interviewed Animal House Rescue’s Vicki Bolinger so that we all could learn more about her and the amazing things that she does in our community!

Vicki Bolinger from Animal House Rescue

  • Where are you originally from?
    • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • How long have you been at Animal House Rescue?
    • I have been serving on the Board since January of 2012
  • Where did you/do you go to school?
    • Mechanicsburg High School and Harrisburg Area Community College
  • What would you say is the most important impact that AHR has?
    • The ability to rehabilitate dogs with behavioral issues which would otherwise have been put down
  • What would you say was the one greatest pet related, community accomplishment that you have had?
    • I believe our monthly low-cost vaccine clinics help provide a service to the community as this allows dogs to be vaccinate who might not otherwise receive these medications
  • At what point in your life did you realize that you had such a deep connection with pets?
    • I have always had a dog in my life. I have always had a deep bond with my dogs. After a challenging day at the office, there is no one I’d rather come home to than my dogs.
    • List your pets and names throughout the years (including childhood ones):
      Mitsy – Poodle
      Snoopy – Dachshund
      Barney – Beagle
      Sam – Black Lab
      Kasee – Black Lab
      Bella – Black Lab
      Jordan – Yellow Lab
      Campbell – Black Lab
      Piper – Yellow Lab
  • What kind of food do you feed your pets?
    • Verus – chicken and fish formulas
  • What is your favorite movie?
    • Out of Africa
  • What kind of music do you like?
    • A variety of pop, rock, country and classical
  • What was the last book that you read?
    • Anything by Nora Roberts. I listen to books on tape as I commute one hour to work on a daily basis. Therefore, I have an opportunity to listen to a lot of books during each month.
  • What is your favorite TV show?
    • The West Wing is my all time favorite
  • Where was your last vacation?
    • Cape May, NJ
  • What is your favorite restaurant?
    • Iron Hill Brewery in Lancaster
  • Describe your perfect sandwich
    • My famous perfect pulled pork sandwich with southern-style coleslaw on top
  • If you could meet with anyone in the world, who would it be?
    • Thomas Jefferson
  • Which is your favorite sport’s team?
    • Team Lab Trio (dock diving team)
  • Other personal facts or hobbies that you think might be interesting:
    • I obtained a diploma in residential planning and love to redecorate people’s homes.

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