November 16, 2012 at 9:00:45 am | Posted by Estelle W. in Dog Adoption, Dog Behavior, Pet Adoption8 comments Tweet
There’s no denying that puppies are irresistibly cute. They’re small, rotund, furry, and adorably awkward. They even make cute sounds. But somewhere between puppyhood and adolescence, they begin to exhibit…behaviors. Sleep- depriving, property-damaging behaviors that make you question if all…Read More »
November 15, 2012 at 9:00:05 am | Posted by JJ Jeurink in Cat Adoption, Dog Adoption, Pet Adoption, Pet Events9 comments Tweet
When people hear the words “Black Friday” they generally think of the day following Thanksgiving and the kick off for the holiday shopping season. This is the day many retailers begin to “turn a profit” or are “in the black.” …Read More »
November 06, 2012 at 8:00:05 am | Posted by Cassie R. in Cat Adoption, Dog Adoption, Pet Adoption, Pet Care, Volunteer With Animalsno comments Tweet
“The pound” is a term that is often used to describe facilities that house homeless, abandoned, or lost pets. Though this was once the correct terminology, increased emphases on animal care, humane education, and pet adoption have transformed what was…Read More »
October 30, 2012 at 9:00:19 am | Posted by Jennifer P. in Cat Adoption, Dog Adoption, Pet Adoption, Pet Care, Spay & Neuter1 comment Tweet
If I asked you who your everyday heroes were, I’d bet that philanthropists, firefighters, police officers, moms and dads would top that list. I’d also take a guess that your local animal shelter and their staff might not immediately come…Read More »
On Tuesday I had a wonderful opportunity to spend the day with the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation family. They are such an incredible organization, and I can’t wait to share all the new things I learned with you.
October 03, 2012 at 9:00:30 am | Posted by Jennifer B. in Cat Adoption, Cat Behavior, Dog Adoption, Dog Behavior, Pet Adoption, Pet Care, Pet Identification, Pet Microchipping9 comments Tweet
Each year, between 6-8 million animals end up in animal shelters in the United States. Ultimately, 75% of all cats and 50% of all dogs that enter those shelters are killed. Why do they end up there? The National Council…Read More »
Dog breeders that run puppy mills care primarily about making a profit. Their focus is on maximizing the number of puppies they can sell. The health and welfare of the puppies and the mothers producing them is of secondary concern.…Read More »
This September, cities all over the country are hosting their own Responsible Dog Ownership Day festivities.
Is there a dog in your family? If so, what does responsible dog ownership mean to you?
Responsible dog ownership can mean a lot…
We are excited to share a Guest Blog written By Chris Lee with Photos By Christina Lee from Deaf Dogs Rock for Deaf Pet Awareness week 2012.
Life takes wonderful and amazing turns. Just a year and half ago my…
September 09, 2012 at 9:00:18 am | Posted by Estelle W. in Dog Adoption, Dog Behavior, Pet Adoption24 comments Tweet
Everyone is familiar with the old superstition associated with black cats: a black cat can bring bad luck to the person who sees it, especially if said cat’s path crosses with theirs. Silly, right? Well, did you know there were…Read More »