Pets and Animals 

October Is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

They save lives, protect people, they are used to fight crime and wars, they are adorned as service dogs for the handicapped, yet shelters are full of so many unwanted dogs. People may not realize that abandoned, unwanted and neglected dogs and puppies can make wonderful companions and family pets. The health benefits of pet ownership have been long established. Statistics show dog owners on average have lower blood pressure, fewer bouts of depressions and often exercise more. Children who have dogs generally learn at a young age the responsibility…

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Pets and Animals 

5 Places to Take Unwanted Animals

Why you should do it. Animals are voiceless living beings that require just as much care and affection as people. It is because of irresponsible and/or hateful individuals that some animals are mistreated, abandoned, tortured, or killed for the sake of convenience. In addition, not spaying or neutering some animals causes over-population and increases feral and dangerous strays in communities. Some people do not agree with spaying or neutering animals, but it is a personal decision you must decide on as a responsible member of society. As a result of…

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Pets and Animals 

How To Prepare Your Pets For Hurricane Season

Ensure The Safety Of Your Pets By Including Them In Your Preparations Animals have no way of preparing for hurricane season on their own. With a little planning & preparation, we can ensure the safety of our dogs, cats and other animals we care for. Start doing your homework well before the threat of natural disasters arises and you’ll be able to avoid heartbreaking decisions during stressful severe weather. In most communities, emergency shelters do not allow dogs or cats because of health & safety regulations, although service dogs are…

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