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
Did you know that March 23rd is National Puppy Day? According to Colleen Paige, the founder of National Puppy Day, March 23rd is “a special day to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives”. Colleen’s vision is to educate everyone on the many orphaned puppies in need of a good home. She also
When adopting a pet, the first thing you need to do is to name your cat or dog. Pet names range from common people names (Charlie) to celebrity names (Madonna) to attribute names (Spot). Whatever you decide to name your pet, it should be something that you’ll be comfortable with for a long time as your cat or
All you pet lovers know that cats and dogs are so intelligent. We have all come to recognize the behaviors and voices that our pets have. Our wonderful 17 year old cat Ricky has a particular set of cat vocalizations and we (my wife Sheryl and I) are quite aware of his various voices and what they mean. We
This week’s guest post is from Mary Nielsen. Mary is a passionate dog lover and she operates the website MySweetPuppy.net. As a family, everyone has decided being pet owners is a good idea. Now that the hard part is out of the way, you can focus on the even harder part, what pet is best for your family?
It’s the age old question, “Which is the better pet, a cat or a dog?” In the cats vs dogs debate, the truth of the matter is that they both make wonderful pets and they all deserve a loving home. So, the real question is, “What are YOU better suited for, a cat or a dog (or both
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