Imagine being woken up in the dead of night to the intense smell of smoke and the sound of sirens on a constant wail outside your window. Next, you hear a loud bang on your front door. “Fire! You have 3 minutes to get out”! The end of 2017 left California burnt and defeated. On … More Fire & Our Pets
It’s a brand new year, and like most people, it is possible that you have made a New Year’s resolution! Maybe it is to go to the gym more, eat better, or read a book. Regardless of what you wanted to resolve, it’s possible that you have since abandoned it. That’s okay, life happens! However, … More How Fostering Saves Lives
If you are thinking of adopting a dog this Christmas there are a few things to consider. 1. Are you ready to take on the responsibility of a new dog, or puppy in need of training? They will need a lot of your attention, love and patience in the first few weeks in their new … More Dogs Are Forever, Not Just For Christmas.
With the holiday season coming into full swing, many of us can expect houses full of friends, family, and a copious amounts of food. If your dog in an honorary member of the family, then there is no doubt that he will be involved in the festivities. It is after all, a celebration of thankfulness, … More Dog Friendly Holidays
It is officially October, which for most people marks the beginning of the holiday season. With Halloween right around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to compile a list of tips and tricks to keep your doggo happy, healthy, and safe during this spooky night! The number one rule for the … More Halloween & Your Dog
How far would you go to make sure your best friend is taken care of? Many of us would say we’d do anything for them; drop whatever we’re doing and go to them when they’re in need. Would you do the same for your dog? Many rescue dogs’ come from traumatic backgrounds including abuse or … More Alternative Healing & Pets
Solitude is defined as the, “quality or state of being alone or remote from society” or “a lonely place.” With that meaning in mind, imagine sitting in a small, cement room for hours a day. Sure, you have food and water, maybe a few trinkets to keep you busy, but your human interaction is far an … More How Stressful is Kennel Solitude?
A couple of months ago, we posted an article warning dog owners of the dangers of leaving their dog in the car on a summer day. In case you missed it, lets quickly refresh! – If it is 80 degrees outside, the inside of your car can reach up to 100 degrees within minutes of … More Dog Days of Summer
This last February, San Francisco joined the ever-growing list of 59 cities across the country that has banned the sale of non-rescue cats and dogs at pet stores. This decision was made to combat in-humane, large-scale puppy mills that often supply small pet stores with puppies and kittens for sale. Puppy mills breed animals in … More Banning the Sale of Non-Rescue Dogs & Cats in Pet Stores – A New Trend in Rescue?
Bringing home a new dog from a shelter or rescue organization is an exciting moment, for you and your new pooch! You are both embarking on a journey together that will be full of excitement, fun, adventure and love. In making the decision to adopt, you have probably done some research on what your pup … More What is Separation Anxiety?