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How One Woman Is Saving Puppies in Paradise

posted Aug 7, 2019, 3:22 PM by Jane PotcakePlace   [ updated Aug 22, 2019, 2:23 PM ]

Woman's Day

By Daisy Melamed Sanders

Jun 3, 2016

If English native Jane Parker-Rauw was going to needlepoint her motto onto a pillow, it would be: "There's a better way." Discussing her efforts to save and control the population of stray pups in Turks and Caicos, she's used the phrase many times—and she's certainly proven her point.

After moving to the island for her then-job, Jane noticed the extreme overpopulation of puppies known as "potcakes," an adorable Caribbean island breed that's a mix of German Shepherd, Labrador and Foxhound Terrier. She simply couldn't ignore the terrible treatment of these strays.

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