K9 Veterans Day

2014 K9 Veterans Day recognizes brave dogs serving in a number of capacities – Military dogs, Customs dogs, Search and Rescue dogs, Border Patrol dogs, Police dogs, Secret Service dogs, Airport Security dogs, FBI dogs and more. The movement to celebrate the lives of these 4-legged heroes was started by former military dog handler, Joe […]

Holidays Pet Safety

Christmas and Chanukah Pet Safety

We think it’s important to remind you of pet safety during the holiday season. So we put together a few tips to help you. Christmas tree ornaments and decorations should be placed high on the tree, if possible out the reach of pets. Try using ornaments that don’t shatter if they fall. Replace any hooks […]

Holidays Pet Safety

National Poison Prevention Week

National Poison Prevention Week for 2013 is March 17-23. The ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center wants to educate pet owners about poison safety. The Center is the only poison control hotline for animals in North America. Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Staffed by 16 […]


Pet Calendar of Events – 2014

Here is a calendar of important pet events for 2014. Please check local ads for events taking place where you live. January Walk Your Pet Month Adopt a Rescued Bird Month National Train Your Dog Month Bald Eagle Appreciation Days Jan. 2 – Happy Mew for Cats Day Jan. 2 – National Pet Travel Safety […]


Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day

Penguin Awareness Day is January 20th, and we thought you would like to know a bit about these friendly animals. There are 17 species of penguin and they fit into 3 categories – brush-tail, crested and king/Emperor. Penguins live in the southern hemisphere and some live near the equator. Large populations of penguins can be […]


Holiday Gifts for Your Pet

The Holidays are almost here and celebrations and shopping for gifts is in the air. We pet lovers want to include our furpals in the festivities, so here are a few ideas for pet presents. If your dog is a “terminator” who destroys toys in a matter of minutes, try some of these: Orbie-Tuff Orbie […]

Holidays Senior Pets

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month

Did you know that November is “Adopt a Senior Pet” Month? We are passionate about giving senior or injured pets a second chance. There’s nothing better than offering a senior pet the love and care that will make the rest of his/her life safe and secure. When adopting a senior, you have the advantage of […]

General Dog Articles Holidays Pet Safety

Bringing Your Dog to a Picnic

The beautiful days of summer allow us and our furry friends to spend more time outdoors. Picnics provide good times for all ages – good company, good food, fun and games. When planning a picnic in your backyard or attending one in a park, following some simple suggestions can make it an enjoyable event for […]


July 4th Pet Safety

Holidays like July 4th, American Independence Day, are the perfect times to get together with friends and family. Wherever we are, the aromas of traditional BBQs are present. And of course, many of us like to include our furry friends in the celebration. But we don’t want to get so caught up in the festivities […]

Adoption General Dog Articles Holidays

October: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

The author of the following is unknown. But the sentiments expressed will touch your heart. Here in this house… I will never know the loneliness I hear in the barks of the other dogs “out there”. I can sleep soundly, assured that when I wake my world will not have changed. I will never know […]