Archive | August, 2015

How Did You Celebrate National Dog Day?

This past week, (on Wednesday, August 26th, to be precise) you may have noticed your social media feeds filling up with cute photos of all your friends’ canine companions.  We can’t speak for everyone, but in our opinion, it was a very welcome change. We think that adorable pet photos will brighten anyone’s day, and […]

The Art of Naming Your New Pet

Choosing the perfect name for your new family member can be a daunting task, for sure.  After all, it’s a choice that both you and your pet are going to have to live with for a lifetime.  You definitely want to choose wisely, but with all of that pressure, it’s easy to understand why so […]

Finding a Rental Property with Pets in Tow

Any seasoned pet-owning renter will tell you that the going can get pretty tough when you’re looking for the perfect place for you and your furry friend to call home. While the majority of landlords won’t give a second thought to fish or caged pets, dogs and cats are an entirely different story. Last week, […]

Pets and College: Difficult, but Doable

There are certain times of year when animal shelters tend to be at their busiest.  For example, a few weeks after Christmas, shelters begin to overflow with all of those puppies and kittens that were given as gifts to unprepared recipients.  Late spring is also a busy time, often due to unaltered stray animals and […]

International Assistance Dog Week Starts Today!

Every year, beginning on the first Sunday in August, we celebrate the hard work and heroic deeds performed by assistance dogs around the world. This year, International Assistance Dog Week falls on August 2, 2015 – August 8, 2015. Where the acceptance of service dogs is concerned, we’ve made great strides in the United States […]