- Win a trip (with your dog!) to NYC where ANNIE was filmed
We Love a Good Adoption Story! Don’t You? One of our favorite classic tales of adoption might also be one of your favorites. ANNIE, which made its stage premiere back in 1976, went on to be a Broadway hit the following year, with a movie version following soon after in 1982. Now, all these years [...]
- Benefits of children and dogs growing up together
Our friends over at Petcentric recently posted this great article with five great benefits of dogs and children growing up together. Puppies and babies can be a tough combo to juggle, but adopt a young or older adult dog who’s already trained and good around children, and the mix can be magical! Here are some of [...]
- DIY turn a dog kennel into a bed
This is a fun DIY lifehack idea from our friends at Purina! Re-purpose your pet’s airline crate as a pet bed! Super easy to put a pillow inside the stacked halves, cover with a sheet, and add another comfy pillow. What a great way to store your pet’s travel kennel while using it at the [...]
- A dog doesn’t care…
“A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Give him your heard and he will give you his.” We love this quote from John Grogan. It’s so true and for cats and other pets too!!! Our pets love us with all of their hearts no matter our weaknesses. [...]
- I’m a dogaholic
Rescuing a dog is a life-changing experience for so many people. Knowing you’ve saved a life is pretty profound and the great rewards our adopted pets bring to our world are simply immeasurable. Once you adopt one pet, you want to adopt them all! Have you had that experience, too? Tell us by commenting on [...]
- Why do dogs chew?
Our friends over at Purina created this simple graphic to help you understand some of the key reasons that puppies and dogs often like to chew. It’s important to give your puppy or dog appropriate chew toys and treats so they can have relieve pent up stress and energy… and have some fun! It’s also [...]
- Don’t Shop, Adopt: Inside the exotic pet trade
We love informative infographics that help animals! The awesome folks over at Havahart created the “Don’t Shop, Adopt: Inside the exotic pet trade” infographic below about the exotic pet trade and how it not only harms the exotics but companion pets like dogs and cats as well. Infographics are a great way to learn a [...]
- Who’s The #1 Internet Cat Celebrity?
We all know that the internet was made for cat videos, so it makes total sense that as a result, we have a new category of celebrities – the Cat Celebrity! Have you heard of Grumpy Cat, Nala Cat or Oskar The Blind Cat? What about Tara Hero Cat? Our friends over at Friskies put [...]
- Do You Know the Truth About Heartworm Disease?
Heartworm disease is a very serious – and potentially fatal – condition that is caused by parasitic worms living in the arteries of the lungs and occasionally in the right side of the heart of dogs, cats and other species of mammals (heartwormsociety.org). Scary stuff, isn’t it? But perhaps the scariest fact isn’t about what [...]
- Bayer’s K9 Advantix® II helps transform the lives of veterans and shelter dogs
When examining the relationships between pet adopters and their pets, there’s a well-known phrase that might come to mind – “Who rescued whom?” Now, that phrase has a whole new level of deep meaning. Our friends at Bayer K9 Advantix® II are teaming up with K9s For Warriors to simultaneously help shelter dogs in need [...]