1 Thing You Can Do To Keep Your Dog Healthy

1 Thing You Can Do To Keep Your Dog Healthy

For many of us, our pets are a part of the family.  We raise them, provide them with shelter, snuggle with them, talk to them, and above all, we do what we can to make sure they live a comfortable, happy, and healthy life. In addition to getting adequate exercise, eating a balanced diet, and going to …

Why Trimming Your Dog’s Nails is Important

Importance of Trimming Your Dog's Nails

Regularly trimming your dog’s nails is an important grooming practice.  Choosing not to properly maintain your dog’s nails puts your dog at risk for some unsettling consequences. The risks associated with nails that are too long should not be overlooked. A dog with unkempt nails will likely experience: Pain while walking or standing Broken or splintered …

Dog Hero: Hudson the Railroad Puppy

Hudson American Humane Assocation Hero Dog Award 2015

Hudson, a pit bull from Albany, New York is an incredible inspiration and hero. On September 8th, 2012, Hudson and two of his siblings were found abandoned, abused, and nailed to railroad tracks.  Hudson and his siblings were just three weeks old.  Due to the severity of his injuries, Hudson lost one of his paws.  …

Stand up for Earth: Scoop Your Dog’s Poop

Earth Day April 22, 2015 Importance of Picking up Your Dog's Waste

Today is Earth Day and we’ve decided to raise awareness about the importance of picking up your dog’s waste.  Or, as we like to say, scooping up the poop. Scooping up your dog’s poop is so easy to do and yet so easy to avoid. Aside from the risk of stepping in poop there are numerous public health reasons …

Spring Cleaning: Your Dog’s Toys

Spring Cleaning - Cleaning Your Dog's Toys

It’s springtime and for many folks that means it’s time for some heavy-duty spring cleaning.  For some, it’s the one time of year where every surface in the home is dusted and disinfected and household items are either tossed or donated. If you’re anything like me, you can’t wait to get your cleaning groove on!  I …

5 Ways to Help Your Local Animal Shelter

5 Ways To Help Your Local Animal Shelter

In honor of National Volunteer Week, our mission this week is to help raise awareness about shelter animals and the volunteers that care for them. We’ve complied a list of 5 ways to help your local animal shelter.  Sometimes people worry that helping involves donating money or time.  Although those are certainly helpful, there are other ways you can …

Friday Funnies: Rescues Rock!

Friday Funnies: Rescues Rock!

This year, National Volunteer Week runs from April 12th – 18th.  We’ve decided to dedicate some of our posts this week to dogs who often call animal shelters home.  We can’t think of a better way to honor these dogs, and the dedicated volunteers, by helping raising awareness about these beautiful, often overlooked, animals living in …

Wordless Wednesday: Rescued

Peace Love Rescue

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we’ve chosen to dedicate this edition of Wordless Wednesday to dogs who once called animal shelters their home.  If it weren’t for the dedicated team of volunteers and the wonderful adopters these pups would still be waiting for their forever homes.  Today these dogs are happy as can be.  …