Given newly released 2012 990-EZ forms, they are able to show that Ashley Owen Hill, the co-founder of Pet Pardons, and founder of Lucky Dog Rescue in Meridian, Mississippi, has taken in nearly $300,000 in donations since 2011.
However, rather than spend the money on rescuing “lucky” dogs, it seems like the only one who got “lucky” is Ashley Owen Hill, who may now be simply paying herself that money at a rate of over $100,000 per year ($59,839 in salary, $26,251 in rent, $18,193 in “supplies,” etc.).
Here is a small sample:
“There are a variety of much smaller expenses listed as well, including Veterinary Fees (Schedule O), at only $5,286 in 2011, and $0 in 2012. You read that correctly. According to its own 2012 990-EZ form, this dog rescue “charity,” which had $99,252 in the bank at the end of 2011, then raised another $73,474 during 2012, and “won” another $100,000 in 2012, spent $0 on veterinary fees in 2012.”
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