Pet Rescue – Adopt, Don’t Shop!

Pet Rescue – Adopt, Don’t Shop!

The number of cats and dogs in shelters continues to rise but each one of us can make a difference and help by providing a loving home and adopting a shelter pet. The overpopulation of animal shelters is truly one of those cases where it will take pet adoption from millions of families and individuals to reverse the trend. Fortunately, social

Puppy Rescue – Saint Patrick’s Lucky 66

Puppy Rescue – Saint Patrick’s Lucky 66

Sixty-six bundles of pure puppy love! On March 17, North Shore Animal League rescued 66 puppies and dogs from an Oklahoma puppy mill. The puppy rescue includes a large variety of small breeds such as Poodles, Maltese, Pomeranians, Shih Tzu’s, etc. The dogs were transported from Oklahoma to North Shore’s main campus in Port Washington, NY, where they will be examined

My Senior Cats – The Twilight Years

My Senior Cats – The Twilight Years

This week we have a post from Sheryl Stewart of Stoughton, MA. Sheryl is a member of the PetTrax family and the proud pet mom to Ricky and Teddy, her beautiful senior cats.  It’s been a long time since I’ve seen my two cats (Ricky and Teddy) chasing each other all around the house, up and down the stairs, scattering

North American Veterinary Community Conference – NAVC

North American Veterinary Community Conference – NAVC

I am writing to you from the North American Veterinary Community Conference (NAVC) in sunny Orlando. Veterinarians just like human doctors need to complete a set number of continuing education hours every year to maintain a license to practice medicine. NAVC is attended by more than 6,000 veterinarians every year and is a five-day extravaganza of knowledge and fun. This

Pet Adoption – At Least Think About It

Pet Adoption – At Least Think About It

The number of cats and dogs in shelters continues to rise but each one of us can make a difference and help by providing a loving home and adopting a shelter pet. The overpopulation of animal shelters is truly one of those cases where it will take pet adoption from millions of families and individuals to reverse the trend. Fortunately, social