Prepare your Pets for 4th of July

Posted by Jennifer on June 30th, 2015

4th-of-july-pets-insideDid you know that more pets are lost in the USA on the 4th of July than any other day of the year? Combine fireworks with friends and family gatherings with their comings and goings accidentally leaving doors and gates open, and even the most sedate well-behaved pet can freak out or get disoriented and in a flash be lost. This is a great time of year to make sure all your pets have up-to-date microchips and pet ID tags, and to keep your pets safely and securely inside your home.  Here are our top 5 favorite pet preparation tips so you and your pets can have a safe and happy fourth of July! Read More

Pet Mess? Quick Tips for Cleaning Furniture

Posted by Guest Author on June 22nd, 2015


Photo courtesy of Joseph Koelbel Architect in Brooklyn, NY

When removing stains and other pet debris from your furniture, you don’t want to spend half an hour or more on the project. Sometimes — in the worst cases — the stains are deep and require a lot of work or a professional cleaning service — but most times you can get it done in a few minutes. To get your furniture cleaning down to a science, here are some quick tips on removing pet debris: Read More

Don’t leave your pet in the car – infographic to share!

Posted by Jennifer on June 18th, 2015

hot-cars-infographic-ASPCADogs can really enjoy a ride a car, but just like it’s now illegal in many states to leave a child in a car even for a moment, leaving pets in cars is NOT a good idea! Check out the infographic above created by the caring and knowledgable folks at the ASPCA. Even if it is a balmy 70 degrees outside, and you’ve left your car windows cracked and parked in the shade, especially if the sun moves and you loose part or all of that shade, the temperature in your car can be as much as 20 degrees hotter! What should you do if you see an animal left in a car on a hot day? As the infographic says, first try to quickly locate the owner, or call 911 and stay by the car until help arrives. If you’d like a printable PDF version of the infographic above, go to the ASPCA’s blog article and click on the Don’t Leave your Pet in The Car infographic here. Thank you for caring about the well-being of pets and sharing this infographic (you can easily do so by clicking the social icons below) to spread the word and keep pets safe: Don’t leave your pet in the car! Read More

Top Toxic Spring Plants for Pets

Posted by Dana on June 10th, 2015

cartoon-top-toxic-spring-plants-petsSpring is here and we’re loving the great weather and flowers blooming all around us! But, some of those gorgeous plants are actually toxic to pets. Did you know that these Spring plants are toxic to pets? SHARE to keep other pet lovers in the know!!! You can like and share this and more great cartoons and images on our Adopt-a-Pet.com Facebook page here (cartoon from our fabulous friends Redandhowling) Read More

You can’t buy love but you can rescue it

Posted by Dana on June 8th, 2015

you-cant-buy-love-but-you-can-rescue-itSO true! Love cannot be bought. But, boy oh boy, can it be rescued!!!  The beauty seen here is Fanny, an awesome dog who was available for adoption in Hollywood, California from The Mutt Scouts – she’s been adopted, yay! You can see her ADOPTED  profile and other cuties who are still available for adoption at The Mutt Scouts here. If you don’t live near Hollywood CA you can find your own local adoption love by running a search on our website www.adoptapet.com. If you like this image, like our Facebook page www.facebook.com/adoptapetcom for more! Read More

Wonderful Life with Dog

Posted by Dana on June 3rd, 2015

cartoon-wonderful-life-dogTRUTH! Once you’ve had the love of a dog (or ANY pet) it’s impossible to live without it. Pets make life so special. Ready to experience that feeling for yourself? Millions of amazing animals are awaiting adoption right now. Search for them at Adopt-a-Pet.com! If you like this cartoon, like our Facebook page at Adopt-a-Pet.com  for more cartoons like this one from Redandhowling. Read More

 
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