There are many working cats earning their keep doing a variety of jobs, and one that stood out for me was Cheeto, the dog training cat.  Dog trainers use many tools when doing their job: clickers, treats and sometimes just…
Poaching: Another Tragedy After Cecil’s Death

The world is outraged, rightfully so, by the senseless death of Cecil the Lion, but unfortunately his death is not the only atrocity against endangered animals taking place in Africa.  Poaching is also claiming the lives of elephants in alarming…
The Story Of Helping Hands

I attended the BlogPaws conference last week and met many great pet brand representatives and pet related service organizations.  One organization that especially caught my attention was Helping Hands. Helping Hands is a veterinary practice based in Richmond, VA that…
#IFAKEIT To Help Save Leopards

I’ve been a fan of The Tiniest Tiger blog since learning of their conservation efforts a few years ago at the BlogPaws conference.  Yesterday, Joanne McGonagle, founder of the blog, published a post about an effort underway to help save…
Endangered Species Day 2015

Today is Endangered Species Day, when additional focus is brought to species that are becoming extremely close to extinction. An article featured on usatoday.com featured 13 species that unfortunately may become extinct.  As the article points out, human intervention has led…