I have never supported or advocated for PETA - and never will. Every so often I still see people side with them on controversial posts and can never comprehend why. PETA - if you do not know, stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. So what do we think that should mean? They ...read it all!
Blogging & Barking!
So 2018 proved to be an OK year - but boy oh boy 2019 look out! CharityPaws is focused on helping animal rescues and the people that support them. We spent 2018 refining the website and building out resource areas that provide valuable tools for rescues and ideas for animal lovers to improve the ...read it all!
We love this idea! Valentine's Day promotions for shelters are such a great way to really embrace the "love of animals" philosophy and this initiative is doing just that! Building on a sense of community that celebrates animal welfare work all over the US is what this project is about and we ...read it all!
One of my bunnies, Ladybug, who we had for almost 8 years! Rabbit rescues have their own set of challenges in the rescue world! Some people would never consider rabbits as a pet - but I can tell you from personal experience they make amazing pets as do rats and other smaller critters you may have ...read it all!
For over 4 years now there has been a strong push by domestic violence and welfare advocates to create a bill that would produce stronger laws to protect victims of domestic violence by offering those same protections to their pets. The coalition they created includes organizations like Nestle ...read it all!
If you are an animal rescue or shelter Kids Can Give Too is a great opportunity for you to earn a little extra in donations! By telling your supporters about this birthday party option - you can help them get involved in a way they may not know exists! It is easy to use and can result in a great ...read it all!
Having already been familiar with Casper because of their human mattresses, when we found out that there was a Casper Dog Bed in the works we knew we had to give one a shot. Is it cheap? No. Is it awesome? Yes. The Casper Dog Bed is worth every penny and more and I will share my ...read it all!
We are pit bull advocates through and through - they are forever in our hearts and we believe that they are one of the best breeds in the world! Because of this passion, we are very familiar with the story of Sergeant Stubby - one of World War I's biggest heroes. We are super excited to find out ...read it all!
We are so excited to introduce you to Fonny van Raaijen! If you have not seen her artistic animal painting work - I am pretty sure you will fall in love like I have. The image below is one of my favorite pieces! This was done on commission and you can see 2 beautiful donkeys on an old door - there ...read it all!
I was speaking with a friend recently and we were talking about dog cartoons - because well, that is how we roll! She actually brought up a cartoon called Courage the Cowardly Dog that was on years ago - and man that brought back some good memories! The cartoon ran for 4 seasons from 1999 - 2002 ...read it all!
UPDATE 1/3/18 - Our contact at Subaru got back to us about an update on how this first time event went! Over the 2 weekends the event took place, Best Friends LA hosted thousands of guests in their exhibit with many people just learning that they have 2 locations in LA for when they are ready to ...read it all!
For many animals it is not really a great time of the year. While families are gearing up for the holidays - buying gifts, making cookies and sharing special moments together - there are animals tuck in shelters with none of the warmth and love the holidays are known for. For most shelters this ...read it all!