Archive for September, 2021

How to throw your pup a pawty

There’s no better excuse to raise the *woof* than adopting a new dog or celebrating their “gotcha day.” Besides being adorable, dog parties are a great way to let them meet your loved ones, introduce them to their new forever family, or simply remind them how loved they are. Below, we outline some tips to help you get the pawty started! Plan for your pup.  The most important part of planning a dog adoption party is to work around your pup’s needs. All dogs come from different backgrounds. For some dogs, loud, bright decorations may be scary and for others, large gatherings may be overwhelming. It’s important that the party fits their temperament and preferences. For dogs that are nervous, try a subtle celebration with special treats, cute pictures, new toys or even just drive-thru (pet-safe) food. For dogs that are well-socialized and comfortable, you can add more decor and guests. If you’re not sure how your pup will react, reach out to their former shelter to ask specific questions about their behavior and background before planning.  Secure the snacks. ... Read More

Four ways to include your pet in a disaster plan

September is National Preparedness Month – a month dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and... Read More

National Grief Awareness Day: Grieving the loss of a pet

Pets are more than companions – they’re family. Pets provide us with unconditional love and support in a special and... Read More

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