Employee spotlight: Julie Weihe cares because helping dogs is her passion

Posted | June 3, 2018

In recognition of National Pet Appreciation Week, we’re sharing a story about one of our many employees who is passionate about animals and volunteers for organizations that help animals in need of protection.

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Nearly 15 years ago, Julie Weihe, gas regulatory associate III, welcomed Caesar — a 100-plus-pound Rottweiler — into her life. That relationship sparked a love for dogs and passion for helping animals in need. Since then, Weihe has dedicated countless volunteer hours to rescue organizations such as the Kentucky Humane Society, the Arrow fund, Tyson's Chance and My Dog Eats First. Currently, she devotes all of her free time to the Humane Society, where she works fundraising events and walks and socializes rescue dogs who desperately need attention.

“There's the satisfaction of making a positive difference for the dogs, and their gratitude makes me smile,” said Weihe

In addition to the rescue dogs at the Kentucky Humane Society, Weihe has a furry family — Nikon and Jacob — at home.