Faith Maloney

Co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society

Faith MaloneyFaith Maloney is one of the co-founders of Best Friends Animal Society. In the early days, Faith started Dogtown at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah. She spent many years in the direct care and feeding of the dogs as well as many of the other animals at the Sanctuary.

These days, through workshops presented at the Sanctuary, Faith works with people who are interested in starting and running their own animal sanctuaries or rescue programs. She also consults with people all around the world wanting to help the animals in their communities. In addition, Faith writes articles on animal issues and animal care for Best Friends magazine and other publications.

Faith was born in England but has lived in the U.S. since 1971. Prior to working with Best Friends, Faith was involved with animal care in a small private sanctuary in Pennsylvania, and with counseling and social work in New York and Chicago. She has three children. Her son is a veterinarian in Phoenix, Arizona. Her oldest daughter is a schoolteacher in Beaufort, South Carolina, and her youngest daughter works at the Sanctuary in administration. She has two grandchildren.

Friday, July 15, 2016
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