Creating an Animal Sanctuary with Dr. Lisa Davis. Hear the story behind her creation of a nonprofit animal sanctuary outside of DC, the best and hardest parts, and how you can meet the animals.

Tranquility du Jour #371: Creating an Animal Sanctuary

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135_Lisa-e1430839292472Dr. Lisa Davis is the Co-founder and President of the Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco-Retreat (BMASER). She and her husband, Dr. Lawrence Cheskin, founded the Sanctuary with Davis’ father, Edward Davis, Jr. in 2012 in honor of the late Margaret (Peggy) Davis, an avid animal lover and advocate. Having grown up caring for horses and numerous pets, Davis knew she had a calling to help animals. After conferring with her lifelong friends, Davis left her corporate job, where she was Vice President of Scientific and Clinical Affairs at Medifast, Inc., moved to Ellicott City, Maryland, and established the nonprofit animal sanctuary.

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