UPDATE: Thank you to all that supported this effort! Our calendar raised a grand total of $1,063.84 for Karma Cat +Zen Dog Rescue! Let me preface this post with - I LOVE ANIMALS. All of them. But cats are truly jerks - sometimes even assholes. (And if I offend anyone with this term, I am ...read it all!
Blogging & Barking!
As a mom - who loves animals and is active in animal rescue - my goal has always been to encourage my daughter to follow my lead so she can also help animals. From the youngest age I wanted to encourage my daughter to be the most compassionate person she could be to animals in the hopes I could help ...read it all!
I have been a member of HeARTs Speak for several years and wanted to share what makes them so awesome as a resource for animal shelters and rescues. They too are a nonprofit organization so they rely on funding, donations and their members to make the magic happen to give rescues and shelters the ...read it all!
Photographers are such an asset to animal shelters and rescues - and their work can truly inspire and encourage others to adopt, volunteer and be involved in helping create a more animal friendly world. The photographers who work in the pet world are some of the most compassionate, caring and giving ...read it all!
We are suckers for great animal rescue stories - and if you are reading this right now we are guessing you are too. Every day, all over the world there are pet adoptions happening. A senior dog finding the perfect quiet home, a puppy going to a young family - a kitten getting ready to spread ...read it all!
I hope this post provides everything you need to figure out the best option for you for keeping squirrels out of your bird feeder! It is a comprehensive guide that covers a lot of options - all based on our personal experience and research. The Story So, I watched my husband get involved in a ...read it all!
How do you help your favorite animal rescue group when you can’t actually adopt another pet? It’s easier than you might think, and it doesn’t always require money I have a problem. I cannot walk into a shelter without bursting into hysterical tears. It’s gotten to them point where no one in my ...read it all!
“Hi Alison, do you have room for another garden gnome?” The coordinator of the local rat rescue wasn’t worried about my garden design. Garden gnomes are our code for pet fancy rats found in the wild, picked up by a kind-hearted member of the public or in the most recent case, dumped over a fence ...read it all!
We have all heard the line about dogs being man's best friend - and they really are, which is why they are so well loved! But what about when you start to age? Is it a good idea to have a companion dog in your senior years? If we could scream out YES to the world - that would be our answer. ...read it all!
Mother's Day - a day made to celebrate Mom's everywhere. Why not use this special day to build some awareness, raise some funds and promote pet adoptions at your animal rescue, sanctuary or shelter! There are a lot of great ways to create a little extra attention around this holiday and we are ...read it all!
Our intent for this post is to help those that are dealing with newly adopted cats who may be struggling to acclimate in their new home. Maybe they had a home before. Maybe not. Maybe they were abused in their past. Maybe not. Maybe they were at the shelter/rescue for months or ...read it all!
You get it right? When you have dogs in your life you feel like nothing else matters. Nothing can make your life better than your best friends smile after a day at work - when you are sick and they lay by your side until you feel better - or how they know when you had a crappy day and do what they ...read it all!