Everyone these days seems to have an opinion on how we can lower the numbers of homeless pets that are lingering in shelters, euthanized due to competition for space, and begging for forever homes from rescues. I truly believe there is no magic elixir, no one perfect potion that would end our pet overpopulation challenges. There […]
Peanut, World’s Ugliest Dog 2014
Every year the World’s Ugliest Dog contest is held in Petaluma, California. While at first mention, one might think it’s an affair to mock the less-than-beautiful/aesthetically pleasing in the canine world, it’s actually held with a more sincere intention. As much as the purpose is to judge, and award, “ugliness” – the contest also supports […]
It’s Take Your Pet To Work Week
This Friday is Take Your Dog To Work Day (TYDTWDay), an event created in 1999 by Pet Sitters International to celebrate dogs and to encourage adoption. Because there are times when Friday won’t work but another day would – and to allow for the cats as well – we also have Take Your Dog to […]
What Better Way to Get Your Kitten Fix?
Every Spring, like clockwork (or the movie Groundhog Day), the same thing happens. Year after year, unspayed cats give birth to litters of kittens that have no homes. And every Spring, rescues try their darnedest to do everything they can for the most kittens (and mamas) possible. But it ain’t easy, folks. There are mainly […]
This was going to be a Wordless Wednesday post, with the images to tell the story. But there’s a little more I’d like you to know about. And I think it’ll bring a smile to your face, which – let’s face it – we all could use by midweek. Mocha’s journey tells more than the rescue […]