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 »
September 26, 2012 at 9:00:34 am | Posted by Jennifer P. in Cat Adoption, Pet Adoption2 comments Tweet
Here’s a riddle for the animal lovers out there…
What has 6 toes, a pink nose, medium length white fur, and lives at the shelter?
Don’t know the answer?
It’s a cat named Dixie, and unfortunately, one of the most…
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 »
August 27, 2012 at 9:00:20 am | Posted by Annie M in Cat Adoption, Just for Fun, Pet Eventsno comments Tweet
This weekend I attended my first cat show, A Cat Fanciers’ Association All Breed Cat Show, hosted by the Santa Monica Cat Club. I wasn’t sure what to expect really. I wanted to learn more about the pure breed cat…Read More »
August 23, 2012 at 9:00:06 am | Posted by Cassie R. in Dog Adoption, Fostering, Volunteer With Animals4 comments Tweet
Hi! My name is Chewie, and I would like to share how I came to find my forever home.
Last year, I was adopted by a family from the Adopt & Shop, who I lived with for only a few…
Sometimes we set very high expectations for our furry loved ones; such as superb communications skills, extremely friendly disposition, and the ability to keep completely calm when faced with unfamiliar situations. A bit much? Yes, but not impossible.
It can be difficult to tell how old your cat is if you haven’t had him since birth. I adopted a cat and was told he was 3 years old, but after spending about a year with him, I think…Read More »