“If you’re considering bringing a feline companion into your home, and wondering where to look, an animal shelter is a great option. There are so many reasons to adopt from a shelter, but here are 10 of my favorites….”
“Everyone loves a nice, comfy chair―and these dogs are no exception.
The Knox County Humane Society in Galesburg, Illinois, recently put out a call for used chairs.
‘The shelter pets absolutely love their chairs!’ the organization, a no-kill shelter, wrote on Facebook. “If anyone has any older chairs they no longer want, please think of the shelter pets!”
The public responded in a big way….”
The new NOPSI Hotel in New Orleans has a food menu for pets
Forget the dog park. New Orleans’ newest hotel wants to be one of the city’s first upscale dining destinations for pets.
The NOPSI Hotel, which opens Thursday (July 6) at 3 p.m. at 317 Baronne St. in the Central Business District, is rolling out a pet menu as part of its room services for guests. The menu will also be available to pets lounging with their owners at the hotel’s lobby-level patio, which is open to the public.
If just the sight of a cat or dog seems to make you wheeze, sneeze, or break out in a rash, rest assured, you’re not alone. For the animal lovers who fall into this category, the idea of hypoallergenic pets might sound like a dream come true. But let’s be clear about classifications of hypoallergenic pets.
Non-traditional pets bring benefits with them
“A veterinarian from New York says in her book “Unlikely Companions” that “exotic pets can transform the lives of children with autism-spectrum disorder. These pets help increase attention span, relax the mind and body, and improve communication with peers and family members.”
How to pick a pet for a senior citizen
“Numerous studies have shown that animals can be wonderful companions for older adults. Their presence can calm agitation and go a long way toward alleviating loneliness. While a longtime family pet can truly be a best friend to an aging adult who lives in his or her home, pets are also recognized in many care facilities as an important part of a satisfying life for their residents.”
If You Donate to Feed Homeless Pets, You Can Watch Your Meal Being Served in Real Time
“Have you ever felt like you didn’t have enough time to volunteer? Do you ever feel like you haven’t had enough money to donate to charities? Do you ever wonder what happens to the animals at your local shelter?
That’s where Teddy Food comes in.”
“You may think fireworks are pretty, but your pup probably hates them.
This time of year puts pets at risk for a lot of problems — from loud fireworks to dangerous leftovers, your furry friends might not be as happy as you are.
Here are five tips to keep your pets happy during the summer holidays, according to the experts at Ask.Vet. You can also watch the video at the bottom and watch WKYC at 6 p.m. to hear all of Monica Robins’ tips.”
“From forging an unbreakable bond with your furry friend to creating a healthy daily schedule, there are so many reasons why rescuing a puppy is just as much a way to rescue yourself….seven ways dogs can boost our health and happiness.”