Episode 102: Pam Ahern – A heart for impacting animals

Pam Ahern is the founder and director of Edgar’s Mission. Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary is a not-for-profit farm sanctuary in Australia. Pam is a lifelong animal lover and started the sanctuary in 2003, starting with her first rescue animal – Edgar Alan Pig. From there, the sanctuary grew as Pam created outreach and education programs. 

In this episode, Pam shares all about how Edgar’s Mission started and grew to where it is today, the education programs that they have in place, her love for animals, and so much more!

This episode is hosted by Emma Benner.

What we talked about:

2:25- What Edgar’s Mission is and the work that they do

3:20- The story of Edgar the pig and how Pam started Edgar’s Mission

9:15- The team of people that they have at Edgar’s Mission

12:20- Where the animals are rescued from that come to the sanctuary

14:20- The culture in Australia surrounding animals and sanctuaries

16:00- Rehoming the animals

19:40- Pam’s day to day role at the sanctuary

21:50- The educational programs that Pam hosts through Edgar’s Mission

28:50- The changes that Pam has seen animals make on people

31:00- End of podcast questions

Show notes:

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