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5 Ways Kids Can Take Action for Animals! #ASPCA150

5 Ways Kids Can Take Action for Animals! #ASPCA150

Join thousands of animal lovers across the country in ASPCA’s 150 Days of Rescue campaign. Calling All Animal Lovers To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the ASPCA – they are launching 150 Days of Rescue, a nationwide action campaign that seeks to unite the country in making a difference in the lives of homeless and abused animals. As part of this initiative, kids and their families are encouraged to visit ASPCA.org/150days and pledge their time between April … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, Pets

Shelters and rescues are the best places to go when you are looking for a pet.  Did you know that June is adopt-a-cat month?  Yes! That’s a thing! It’s true.  And why not? Shelter pets deserve their day in the sun. Garfield, the famous comic-strip and TV show celebrity cat, was adopted by his human, Jon.  He will also be one of the stars of the Twitter chat with @Shelterpets on June 19 at 3 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, Pets

Discover Unconditional Love this Valentine’s Day by Adopting a Shelter Pet

Discover Unconditional Love this Valentine’s Day by Adopting a Shelter Pet

  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while most people think of candy, cards, flowers and dinners out, Bellamy Young thinks about the dogs and cats that are in your local shelter, waiting to find their furever family and home. Each year approximately 3-4 million pets are adopted from shelter and rescue groups, but 2.4 million healthy and treatable pets still need our help to find a home each year. The Shelter Pet Project, a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, Pets, Socially Conscious, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day

Help Celebrate Shelter Pets Day on December 2nd 

Help Celebrate Shelter Pets Day on December 2nd 

    As we enter the throes of the holiday season, gifts are on our minds. Pets are #1 on many children’s holiday wish lists, so imagine if you could give them the gift of a pet, while saving a pet’s life? December 2nd is the fifth annual Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, a special day to bring awareness to all of the shelter animals who are so patiently waiting for their furever family to come along and adopt … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, Chanukah, Christmas, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Pets, Seasonal, Socially Conscious

Will You Show Some #ShelterPetLove for Adopt-A-Dog Month?

Will You Show Some #ShelterPetLove for Adopt-A-Dog Month?

Of all the dogs in American homes, only 29% were adopted from a shelter or rescue. Each year approximately 3-4 million pets are adopted, but 2.7 million still lose their lives each year for lack of a home. Seventeen million people will acquire a pet within the next year. The Shelter Pet Project, a collaborative effort between The Humane Society of the United States, Maddie’s Fund® and the Ad Council, hopes to encourage these prospective pet … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Halloween, Socially Conscious

The #SwifferEffect and the #ASPCA are Saving Lives

The #SwifferEffect and the #ASPCA are Saving Lives

Matt Bershadker, President and CEO of the ASPCA, and Sarah Hyland, actress, vegetarian, and animal rights activist spoke this week about the importance of matching pets with families. The real stars of the day, though, were Barkley Bixby, Hyland’s adorable maltipoo, and his canine pals. As part of their campaign to help the ASPCA find homes for over 5000 pets during their Mega Match-a-Thon weekend,  Swiffer invited me and my pets to surprise a friend with … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Cleaning

Animal Planet Pet Parade and Costumes

Animal Planet Pet Parade and Costumes

Halloween is almost here!  We love to dress up as a family and go trick or treating. Our family is sure to include our dog Snowball in on the fun.  After all, he is part of the family! Dress up your pet with one of these adorable pet costumes from Animal Planet. This year my favorite is the peacock costume and I couldn’t wait to snap a picture of my dog Snowball all dressed up. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: Halloween

Wild Pooches at Animal Planet Pet Parade

Wild Pooches at Animal Planet Pet Parade

If you’re like me you love dressing up your pet and taking him/her trick or treating with the family. This year be sure to dress your pet up in one of these amazing costumes from animal planet!  I am absolutely in love with this Zebra costume!  My kids had a blast dressing him up.  They sure got a kick out of the costume.  Even Snowball knew to pose!  They also list some ideas for some really … Read entire article »

Filed under: Costumes, Featured, Halloween