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!
- 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.
To learn more about Animal House Rescue, go to: www.animalhouserescuepa.org