Adopting

What is puppy and kitten season?

Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! So go out, adopt a shelter pet, and then come back and keep reading. Done? Good. The reason so many animals end up in shelters i...

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7 Ways to Help Your Local Shelter

“Adopt a pet or donate some money.” Those are probably your first thoughts about how you can help your local shelter. And while those are the best ways (by all means, go f...

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Why Black Cat Appreciation Day Is Important

August 17 is Black Cat Appreciation Day.  Why a holiday just for black cats?  Because for centuries, they’ve had a really bad rap.  In the Middle Ages, people thought th...

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How to Choose the Perfect Pet for You

There are thousands and thousands of dogs and cats in the U.S. looking for forever homes. This means if you’re looking to adopt a new best friend, narrowing the choice down ...

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Adopting Senior Dogs: Why Their Love is Special

Puppies and young dogs love everyone. And who can resist their sloppy, friendly kisses and not love them in return? That’s one of the reasons most people decide to adopt a f...

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Important Documents You Need for Your Pet

Here’s a question for you. If your pooch or kitty escapes and ends up at the animal shelter, do you have the documents and photos to prove they’re your furball? Seriously...

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Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 3: Kittens

In the final article in our series about bringing home a new puppy or kitten, we’re focusing on kittens. If you’re about to welcome a new kitten into your home, you may fi...

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Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 2: Puppies

Puppy on grass with balloons

In the first article in our series about bringing home a new puppy or kitten, we offered some basic tips for new pet parents. In this article, we’re going to offer some mor...

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