Santa pics

What: Covid-safe Santa photos, a virtual event to benefit The Pongo Fund and The Black Resilience Fund. Start getting your pets ready for this year’s COVID-friendly photos with Santa. Our event will look a little different this year as we are going virtual rather than in-person to keep you, Santa, and their elves healthy and…

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Fang!

Join us for pumpkins, gords, and an online costume contest! This year’s celebration may look a little different and masks are required yet we’re celebrating for three days vs. just one.  The event’s raffle proceeds will benefit Mudbone Grown. Mudbone Grown is a black-owned farm enterprise that promotes inter-generational community-based farming that creates measurable and…

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Dog Food

There are a lot of new types of dog food recently introduced and our staff managers compiled a list of their favorite brands. The list has a wide variety of choices for pet parents from raw diets to baked foods. These brands are approved by all of our dogs!  There are a few rules when…

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Senior Pets

Fortunately, during COVID, shelters are nearly empty. We know that many people have more time, and more time means saving an animal. Dogs, cats, chickens, and guinea pigs found homes and are living their best lives. What about senior animals? How many seniors are finding forever homes? There are many benefits to adopting seniors. Here are…

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Cat Patio

Do you know about catios? You need one! What is a catio? This cat wants one! It is a cat enclosure or ‘cat patio’ that provides feline safety and enrichment outdoors. A summer staycation for cats! Catios will allow your cat to live their best life. Since it’s a natural instinct for a cat to…

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Mastiff in the grass

When we think of summer, we always remember all our summer traditions like going to the Farmer’s Market, the coast, buying lemonade from the local lemonade stand, and corn dogs.  With that in mind, there are fewer activities lined up because of COVID this year. We went ahead and looked at Pinterest to see if…

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Puppies

Barking, nipping, and licking are all-natural and normal behaviors for puppies.  It’s a good thing puppies are adorable, right? Puppy breath and paws that smell like potato chips are over the top! If you’re hoping your puppy understands English, you’re in trouble. They have no idea why barking isn’t the ideal way to communicate with…

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Chewing puppy

There are many effective ways to train your puppy not to nip!  Puppies have sharp teeth! Anyone that lives with a puppy knows that you need to train them not to nip, or your arms will be bruised. They’re like adorable little sharks.  There is a lot of advice out there on how to handle…

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Vodka

Did you notice a ‘doggie’ odor after being gone a few days? We always wash our pet’s bedding and make sure all the blankets get cleaned regularly, but it only helps in eliminating dog smells that day or for a few days. Using an air purifier is our best advice, and letting in the fresh…

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Tick Season is Upon Us Illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites are on the rise in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lyme disease is the most frequent tick-borne infection in America. Over 300,000 cases of Lyme Disease are estimated to occur in the…

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