OUR MISSION: The specific purpose of The Animal Protectorates (TAPS) is to facilitate the direct protection of animals in every possible way; provide sponsorship for, and financial support to programs and organizations involving animal welfare; provide outreach and education to promote an increased awareness of animal cruelty; encourage every citizen to become active, involved and responsible animal guardians; promote the legal re-classification of animals to a category other than property; and, to carry on other charitable activities associated with these goals as allowed by law.
a new beginning
A Blind Protectorate Gets His Wings!
TAPS director Connie Rinicker couldn't stand the thought of severely burned and abused blind dog Simon going back to the shelter after an adoption event. After a rescue group stepped up to save him, Connie purchased a Muffin's Halo for him.
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"Every Penny Counts"