Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 17 is National Black Cat Appreciation Day – an excellent opportunity to learn a few things about these amazing and notorious cats, and why we should give them a little extra love. To begin, it might surprise some of you to know that, even in this modern age, black cats are still associated by … Continue reading Black Cat Appreciation Day

Dog Sports

It is amazing how many different sports there are out there for dogs. And how popular they’ve become with people and their dogs. Dog sports range from being entertaining to fiercely competitive. And they vary from requiring a handler with the dog to dog only events. If this sounds like something fun that you would … Continue reading Dog Sports

Be Prepared to Care for Your Pets in a Disaster – National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day is May 12

Prior to 2005, not much official consideration had been given to the needs of pets in a disaster situation. But when more than 150,000 pets perished in Hurricane Katrina, largely as a result of there being no provisions for the rescue of animals, this critical concern was brought to national awareness. In addition to legal … Continue reading Be Prepared to Care for Your Pets in a Disaster – National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day is May 12

Responsible Animal Guardian Month

With Responsible Animal Guardian Month, Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and Chip Your Pet Month, the month of May is here to remind you to be more aware of your pet’s health, surroundings and happiness. And it is also to help people understand that we are not just “owners” of our pets but rather “guardians” of … Continue reading Responsible Animal Guardian Month

National Kids & Pets Day

It’s National Kids and Pets Day! Send us a picture and/or short story of your kids and their pets. What’s not to love about kids and their pets? The bond between a child and their pet is almost magical, bringing love, laughter and happiness to all who are around them. But having a pet(s) brings … Continue reading National Kids & Pets Day