July 19, 2012
Her black lab, Garry, inspired Yvonne Russell to start the animal
tip line. Garry is a rescue dog and it sickened Russell to hear his
Paw Tipsters will provide rewards, just as Crime Stoppers does, when an anonymous animal-cruelty tip is called in and leads to justice.
Raising funds for the rewards is Russell's job. A tipster can receive as much as $2,000 if the tip helps police make a conviction.