• Prepare your Pets for 4th of July

    Did 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 […]

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

    Dogs 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 […]

  • Pets and Halloween

    Do you like to dress up your pets for howl-o-ween? In year’s past we’ve shared our 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips as well as some Pet Costume Safety Tips, and we’ve copied below for easy reference. Thinking of pet costumes? In our experience, most pets don’t really like wearing costumes. So we only ask that our pets […]

  • Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe This Summer

    We love Summer! With warm temperatures, sunshine on our faces, and social events galore this season has a lot of great things to offer, but there are also some potential dangers lurking for pets in warmer months. Do you know how to keep your pets safe? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Our mini […]

  • Fourth of July – keep your pets safe!

      Fireworks are no fun for pets! Keep your pets inside so they’ll be safe this 4th of July. You can read the many pet safety tips we’ve posted over the years to help you and your pets handle the fireworks week and weekend here: https://www.adoptapet.com/blog/?s=fireworks&submit=Search

  • What’s The Difference Between Fleas and Ticks?

    This Post is Provided by Amy Tonic from PetGuide.com. Spring is here… and that means in seasonal climates that fleas and ticks are making their way to your pets. They think of your pet as their warm home with free meals, and they plan to take up residence for generations unless you evict them. Sure, […]

  • Orthopedics for dogs!

    As veterinary care for pets continues to advance, one of the amazing ways dog owners can help their dogs heal or regain mobility is with the use of orthopedics. Sometimes it looks like the making of a bionic dog, especially when a pet in pain or without a limb can suddenly walk or even run […]

  • 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 […]

  • What is the best age to spay or neuter?

    What is the best age to fix a puppy or kitten? Ask ten people, and you may get ten different answers! Those of us in the animal sheltering and rescue world usually recommend early-age spay/neuter at 8 weeks of age, or as soon as possible after that. Promoting early-age spay neuter is part of the […]

  • Cat bites are serious!

    Cat bites are serious! A small bite from a cat or kitten may seem like not a big deal, especially if you were playing with your kitten and oops one of their teeth gave you a tiny pin puncture. But this is one situation where your immediate actions can be the difference between a momentary […]