Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Pet

Dogs and cats can withstand cooler weather when certain conditions are met. Some breeds are even known to develop heavier coats for colder climates. There are however, some breeds that are not equipped to handle drastic changes in temperatures. Pet owners need to use common sense in order to protect their pets during colder Read More

By | 2018-02-15T09:45:20+00:00 November 6th, 2016|

Pet Safety During and After a Disaster

Natural disasters and emergencies happen quickly and often times we are not fully prepared. Being properly equipped to meet the needs of your family – and pet(s) – when an emergency does strike, is crucial. Think ahead and follow these pet safety steps now to be “pet prepared”. You’ll feel better knowing that you’ve planned Read More

By | 2017-10-05T13:02:31+00:00 October 7th, 2016|

Adopting the Right Dog

Every dog in the shelter can provide you with endless love and companionship, and every dog deserves a loving, responsible home. But some dogs are better for you and your lifestyle than others. That's why you should take the time to make a thoughtful choice. After all, you're choosing your new best friend, who'll Read More

By | 2017-07-18T20:11:25+00:00 November 29th, 2015|

Adopting the Right Cat

Cats make wonderful pets. They can be less demanding and can easily adjust to a variety of lifestyles and living spaces.  Every cat is a true individual, so it's important to take the time to choose the friend who's right for you. A cat's personality and age, as well as the kinds of pets Read More

By | 2017-08-02T00:31:43+00:00 November 29th, 2015|

Protecting Your Dog from Heartworm

Puppy mill rescues highlight the importance of preventative measures for this common (but potentially fatal) parasite. Puppy mills are notorious for their inhumane conditions, housing dogs in tiny wire cages and providing them with little if any medical care. As a result, the dogs that we rescue from these mills often have various medical Read More

By | 2018-01-17T17:18:51+00:00 August 17th, 2015|

Why Adopt? Adoption vs. Pet Store

With Pet Adoption, You Find Your New Best Friend and You Save a Life. Tragically, 2,000,000 animals are destroyed each year in the U.S.  That’s a shocking and little-known statistic. As the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, we continuously take animals out of harm’s way—whether it’s rescuing them from other shelters Read More

By | 2018-04-03T10:45:36+00:00 April 28th, 2015|

How to Introduce Your New Dog To Your Other Pets

Thinking of adopting a dog or puppy? There’s nothing better than rescuing a Mutt-i-gree®, one of the wonderful companion animals available at shelters. But if you already have a pet or pets as part of your household, it’s important to know the best way to introduce your new canine to his housemates. Making the Read More

By | 2017-06-23T16:21:22+00:00 March 29th, 2015|

Kids and Pet Safety Rules

Children and pets make best friends for life, but keep them both safe with some tips from our trainers Thinking of adding a furry member to your family? That’s great news, especially if you have kids. The benefits to children of having a pet are vast: increases in self-esteem, nurturing skills, cooperation and, best Read More

By | 2017-08-11T21:32:46+00:00 January 19th, 2015|

Kids And Pets – A Perfect Match

Pets play such an incredible role in children’s lives. Studies show that children raised with pets show many benefits. Pets teach life lessons that stay into adulthood and have a monumental impact in a child’s development. The experts at North Shore Animal League America would like to express just how beneficial pets can be Read More

By | 2017-06-28T22:24:52+00:00 July 13th, 2014|