This Jersey girl had the chance to spend a day out in Los Angeles for Seen=Saved, an all day event where every animal in all 7 of the Los Angeles county shelters were photographed and shared socially. I specifically spent some time at the Downey shelter and while I was there I had the chance to meet ...read it all!
We are big advocates for fundraisers that not only raise much needed funds - but help solidify the closeness of your supporters and build a sense of team. The Shelter Slumber Pawty does both of these things and we love this idea! There are actual 2 variations to this event and we are going to ...read it all!
July 16, 2019 Update! So I returned from Los Angeles with a whole new perspective and admiration for how much shelters deal with every day. Seeing all these photographers working side by side with the shelter volunteers to take pictures of every animal in their care was nothing short of ...read it all!
There never seems to be enough money for animal rescues and shelters. Every time we find a company trying to do something to give back we want to share it with our readers so they can take advantage of it in the hopes they find creative ways to earn more money for the rescues and shelters they ...read it all!
Sometimes it is hard to really find them, but there are a whole lot of amazing people in the world. Wang Yan is one of them - and I am kind of sad I have not heard of him before today. His story started in 2012 when his dog went missing. He searched far and wide but the dog he loved was never ...read it all!
While I am thankful my current rescue dog Cleo does not get car sick - I have horrible memories of my Riley, who passed away, getting so sick that she just despised car rides all together. For quite a while we just limited car rides until we learned from our vet that Dramamine for dogs was an ...read it all!
Today my dog lunged at me. Teeth out, crazy look in her eyes and for the first time in 2.5 years I was afraid of her. We were on the couch - she was sleeping with her head on my legs. I moved. She snapped. I cried. What the hell did you do to her? She knew immediately what she ...read it all!
This is one fantastic fundraiser that can be great for any organization, but in this case study the fundraiser was held for an animal rescue. And for those that are not athletic - no worries, no athletes are needed for this fun take on a traditional triathlon event! When it is cold and rainy ...read it all!
I always try to find unique gifts and ideas for the pet lovers in your life, and this one fits the bill for the kids! The Soggy Doggy board game is a fun family friendly game that will leave you giggling and laughing at the wet doggy that takes over the game. About Soggy Doggy Basically - the ...read it all!
I am the proudest of pit bull moms. I had 2 that passed away and I have one now - and if there is one thing I know is that they love to chew. Our current girl Cleo is a chewing fiend and it seems like I can never have enough on hand to keep those jaws moving. I feel guilty that as a first time ...read it all!
I am a vehement adopt don't shop advocate and while I know there are valid points on both sides of the spectrum, I cannot quantify spending thousands on a purebred dog that you do not know the background of when thousands of dogs die every day in shelters. Which is why I wanted to talk about the ...read it all!
Most dogs will drag their butt on the floor at some point in time! One minute they are sitting nicely and relaxing - the next they are doing circles on your carpet with their butt on the floor at which time you are probably starting to yell "no"! My dog for whatever reason likes to do it after a ...read it all!