Adopt A Shelter Pet Day: Shelter Pets Rock!

Today is Adopt A Shelter Pet Day and we’re focused on pet adoption. I say every day should be adopt a shelter pet day! I’ve heard people talk about shelter pets as though they’re less than, not as good as…
World Lion Day

The death of Cecil the Lion last year brought lions to the forefront, but it’s important on this World Lion Day to note the decline in the lion population worldwide. According to National Geographic, the lion population has fallen from…
Change A Pet’s Life Contest

As pet lovers, we all want to do everything possible to help pets in need.  The team at 1-800-PetMeds is doing their part by hosting the Change A Pet’s Life Contest. Change A Pet’s Life Day (January 24 each year)…
Creative Ways To Boost Cat Adoptions

There are more cats than dogs in animals shelters, so it’s important to think creatively to boost cat adoptions.  With so many cats looking for homes, creating a memorable impression with potential adopters that will grab their attention increases chances…
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…