RErescue Member Spotlight
Real Estate Agent | Rescue Pet Hero
Through the years we have come across people who are selfless and are truly an inspiration. Vicki Rolufs is one of our amazing RErescue Members and is someone who stands out from the rest! We wanted to showcase how incredible she is in the pet rescue world. Please read on as we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Vicki, thank you for being a RErescue Member and for joining us today. Maybe we should start with what motivated you to want to join RErescue?
I owned a bar for 12 years before real estate and always donated and attended my local rescue fundraisers. I was trying to figure out how I could still contribute with my new career, then along came Brian with ReRescue! A national organization with like-minded Realtors across the US.
How many years have you been a realtor and why do you love real estate?
One, I’m a newbie, but I absolutely love people and I really enjoy helping them with their home journeys.
Have you fostered a rescue or been involved with helping rescues in the past?
I’ve had rescue dogs for 30 years and they are the best. I really believe they understand somehow that you saved them and work extra hard for your love and appreciation. (which they were going to get anyway)
Have you ever adopted a rescue pet?
Yes, my rescues were some of my best friends. I have always said if I ever won the lottery, the first thing I would do is buy property and take in all the dogs, give them a home, love, and food.
What motivated you to want to help rescue pets?
Growing up I always wanted to be a veterinarian, until I realized how long I would have to go to school. HA! The older I got, the more ways i found I could still help.
What’s something you have learned about rescue pets since joining RErescue?
I learned that you can “foster for just a few days”! And if everyone just fostered a pet for 3 days it would save so many more animals. Teamwork is the key!
As a realtor, how does RErescue empower you?
I feel that I already talk to so many people all the time and so many of them feel the same way, it’s just another way to educate people on all the little things we do in life really matter.
Why do you continue to support RErescue?
I want to be a part of Realtors nationwide joining together for a great purpose. How many homeowners have pets? We can all help.
How has joining RErescue changed you?
The group has made me more aware and also given me great ideas to grow my business.
What’s your vision for the future as a RErescue member?
I would love to see Rerescue signs and event ads in every state I visit.
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