• Decoding “Shelter Speak”

    By Mollie Jackman Demetr White / Stocksy We’re all pet people here, so it’s time to let you in on a little secret: Sometimes, shelter volunteers, staff, and foster parents care so much for their temporary residents, that they only see the best in them. This can be great for shelter pets, who all deserve to […]

  • What is Pet Adoption Transport?

    By Savannah Admire Alvaro Lavin / Stocksy Pet adoption transport is the process of moving adoptable pets from shelters in areas with high pet overpopulation to sites with a demand for pets. This process allows overpopulated shelters in other regions of the country, such as the South and Midwest, to send adoptable animals to shelters […]

  • Pet Insurance 102: Answering Your Top Questions About Pet Insurance

    Bringing home a new pet is an exciting time. But it can also be overwhelming. You want to be sure that you’re prepared for the unexpected. Pet insurance is the smart way to make sure your dog or cat is covered with the best veterinary care without worrying about the cost. We asked Nationwide your […]

  • Can You Foster or Adopt During the Coronavirus Quarantine?

    Schools are closed, restaurants are closed, gatherings are limited, and many people are avoiding public places altogether — life as we know it has changed dramatically over the last few days thanks to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Unfortunately, animal shelters and rescues have also been impacted by the disruptions caused by COVID-19.   Shelters Temporarily […]

  • Pets and Coronavirus: Preparing to keep the whole family safe from COVID-19

    If you’ve been keeping up with the news — or reading your Facebook timeline — you’ve likely heard about the coronavirus (officially named COVID-19) and may be wondering what actions to take to keep yourself safe. And if you’re a proud pet parent, you’re probably also wondering how your pets might be affected.   The […]

  • 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    Halloween is almost here!  In addition to coming up with costumes, remembering to buy candy, and making party plans, there’s one more thing to think about at Halloween time: your pet’s safety.  Here are five tips for keeping your pet nice and safe on the night of the ghouls: Keep all candy safely out of […]

  • Help Keep Pets Safe from Classified Sites

    You know how you’re always seeing pets posted as “free to good home” on community sites like Craigslist and Nextdoor and you find yourself thinking that these vulnerable pets could easily end up in the wrong hands? We think about this too and want to help struggling pet owners find new homes for their best […]

  • Pet Travel 101: In the Car

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian Be it a road trip, a cross-country move, or even just a short trip to see friends or the vet, it’s almost inevitable that your cat or dog will need to be in a car at some point. Follow these tips as you prepare for and set off on […]

  • Pet Insurance is a Good Investment

    Adopting a dog or cat is one of the most rewarding things you will ever experience but being a pet parent is also a big responsibility! Your new furry, family member will provide you with endless amounts of love, but they are 100% reliant on you as their pet parent. Being a good pet parent […]

  • Everything You Need to Keep Your Pets Safe This Fourth of July

    Fourth of July is just around the corner and you are likely eagerly preparing for all the fun festivities the day brings. How can you beat lounging in the backyard with a good BBQ, friends and family, and beautiful fireworks lighting up the night sky. Sure, it’s a ton of fun for us humans, but our […]