Founder & Executive Director
Lori Weise cofounded Downtown Dog Rescue in 1996 and volunteers her time as DDR's Executive Director. Lori brings 19 years of experience managing the DDR kennel, delivering community spay/neuter programs, and is the founder of the Shelter Intervention Program. In addition to overseeing DDR operations, she is a national speaker on community programs and the shelter intervention model of keeping pets in homes. Lori has been the General Manager of Modernica Inc for 19 years.