Advocacy & Education

Educational & statistical news related to animal welfare issues. Find out the numbers, the changes and all that is happening to help animals.

The Real Cost of The Dog You Just Bought!

  So you want a puppy - that is GREAT! There is nothing like a puppy to bring a new sense of excitement, love and happiness to a home. You run to a local or online pet store to pick out just the perfect pooch. In the pet store you see cages filled with the cutest...

Cat Names – Do They Affect Adoption Rates?

I saw an interesting post in a group I am a member of and thought it was a great thought provoking question. Does the name of a cat at a shelter affect the adoption rate? Would you rescue a cat named Ivan - or would your prefer Walter? Does Fluffy fit your fancy but...

The Numbers Prove It – Animals Are Worth It!

The Humane Society releases data annually that estimates the number of animals that are euthanized as well as those that live in homes. The latest numbers kind of show what we already knew - the rescues and shelters need our help and owning a pet is a pretty popular...

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