PERSON WHO MAKES A DIFFERENCE

THERESA STRADER

Animal lover Theresa Strader has been rescuing puppy mill dogs since 2007, when she founded the nonprofit National Mill Dog Rescue. Since then, the mostly volunteer-based organization has helped more than 11,000 dogs to be rescued and find new homes. Voters said: "She is an amazing person" who's doing "wonderful things" by "blazing trails to end the horror of puppy mills".
CHUCK MURPHY
LAUREN FOX