Help Hero Pets with Petco Campaign

Hero pets are present during our most difficult human moments – war, illness, disability, disaster and tragedy. They stand steadfastly by, protecting, rescuing and comforting us. This month, the… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for the full post, photos, … Continue reading

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Enter to Win $25,000 + Help Shelter Pets!

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. Every time we’ve adopted, we’ve come away feeling like we’ve won the lottery. Our rescued pets–Irie… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for the … Continue reading

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Human Health Irritations Due to Pets

Some people are unfortunate because they have allergies to dogs and will never be able to enjoy the love, devotion, and companionship a human receives from a pet dog. The symptoms of dog allergies are very similar to the symptoms … Continue reading

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Friday Funny: Your Pets Will Love Us

It’s the end of a long week, filled with some awfully sad news in a number of our posts. Hopefully, this sign from Paws and Claws will help you finish out the week with a smile on your face. Happy … Continue reading

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Oscar Nominees Can Share the Love with Homeless Pets

The Oscars are this weekend and the non-winning Oscar nominees in the top five categories will receive a special “Everyone Wins” nominee gift bag. According to Lash Fary, the curator of the unofficial gift bags and founder of Distinctive Assets, the most popular gift … Continue reading

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The Dying Pet’s Bill of Rights

As I prepare for my third year at IAAHPC, the veterinary hospice conference, I’ve taken pause to reflect on this journey and how it affects the way I view veterinary medicine. Personally, I have only euthanized a personal pet in … Continue reading

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Remember Me Thursday Pays Tribute to Homeless Pets #RememberMeThursday

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” On Remember Me Thursday, animal lovers around the globe take the words of this popular quote to heart, serving as a beacon to… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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Pets Home Alone

What happens to your pets if you have (God forbid) a car accident or heart attack or some other problem while the animals are home alone? This can be a big concern to people who live alone, but for their … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Know If Elon Musk Has Pets?

Dear Elon, Hello! I would like to congratulate you on the roaring success of Tesla, in particular the Model X. I see them driving around when I’m out walking my dog and I spend a lot of time daydreaming about … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Orlando and the Victims’ Pets Left Behind

I had not seen my old friend Donanne in Los Angeles for many years, so I was very happy to be headed there in the first week of June with the Dog Film Festival. With a grant from the Petco … Continue reading

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