Pet Events in the USA in March

There are so many cool events for you and your pets to head to and meet others who love their pets just like you this upcoming March. It might be cold outside, but that shouldn’t keep you from having fun. From dog shows, to adoption events, to fundraisers, March is busy and the fur is […]

Pet Events in February in the USA

The shortest month of year is going to be one of the most pet friendly ones ever! There are so many cool events for you and your pets to head to and meet others who love their pets just like you do. It might be cold outside, but that shouldn’t keep you from having fun. […]

Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Pet

Everyday we see ads on tv for the ASPCA, local shelters, and our local news channels often spotlight a few adoptable pets in our areas. If you’re considering getting a cat, dog, hamster, ferret, potbelly pig, or bird – adopt. Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Pet 10. It’s Rewarding! There are estimated to be […]

7 Reasons to Adopt an Adult Dog

Thinking of adding a new pooch to the place? Not sure if you can deal with the puppy stages again? An adult dog is a great choice if you’re thinking of expanding your family. Even if you already have a dog, an adult dog makes a great addition to your home. Here’s 7 Reasons an […]

Looking for that perfect pet? Try Allpaws

There are many websites where you can browse shelters, rescue groups, and other organizations for that furry new friend. A new one has recently launched called Allpaws. The site has a look and feel that is similar to your typical searching site with drop down menus where you choose the type of pet, breed, and […]

Cat Adoption Checklist

Thinking of adopting a new cat? Make sure you have your butt covered from start to finish! Before Adopting Do your current pets like cats? Does your current residence provide a good environment for a cat? How will your social life or work obligations change to care for a cat? Anyone in your house have […]

46 Reasons Why You Should Adopt (Not Buy!) A Pet

Last year I made a short list advocating adopting an adult dog. Adoption is a great way to bring a new best friend into your life. Whether it be a young cat or an older hamster, the affection, attention, and love that animals bring to us can, well, make us more human. Is it time […]

ASPCA’s Mega Match-A-Thon

The end of March is going to be a fur-filled weekend in New York City. If you’ve been toying with the idea of adopting a pet head to 67th street and Broadway from March 30th to April 1st. The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals is hosting a three-day pet adoption event, the ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon. […]

October is Adopt-A-Shelter Pet Month

This month seems to have a lot going on for people and for pets. It’s Adopt-A-Shelter Pet month and a great time to think about adding a new forever friend to your home. Contrary to some beliefs, shelter animals are not there because they are bad or strays. Some were turned in by owners who […]

Don’t Limit Yourself to Puppies

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When I went to the Humane Society looking for a dog, I had a puppy on the brain. However, I met and fell in love with a one year old black lab named Daisy. When I took her home and she began to settle in, these are the things I discovered…