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  • Fully built lean-to
    Five easy steps for building a lean to shelter
    If your looking to build a outdoor shelter and want it to be water proof,wind proof and animal proof. Try looking into building a lean-to! They are very easy to build and can build the shelter anywhere where there is wood and leaves! There are...
  • National Adoption Weekend/Vegas
    Happy Home Sanctuary & PetSmart Gearing Up for National Adoption Weekend
    Last week, hundreds of dogs were adopted during the Doggone Home event at the Las Vegas Animal Foundation. All fees were waived in hope to save dogs from euthanization - and it worked. People lined up for hours for a chance to take home a pet that...
  • Cat's microchip shows up on x-ray
    Microchips: Are they as safe and useful as we're told?
    Is your cat microchipped? Even indoor cats should be chipped, in case they escape and get lost. Microchips help vets and shelters identify your cat, even if she doesn't wear a collar, or her collar went missing. Also, the chance that you will...
  • Cuddles
    Forsaken Dog Needs New Home
    His name is Cuddles, loved to sleep and cuddle with his owners, but after eight years, they no longer want him. Usually a happy, healthy playful dog, Cuddles is now quiet and missing the family who left him behind. He's currently with another...
  • Black cats apparently aren't photogenic enough for adoption
    Black cats 'not photogenic' enough for selfie generation
    Black cats already have a bad rap in the world of superstition. Thought to be bad luck, many people shy away from adopting them at shelters. They're also often the victims of cruel rituals around Halloween; a trend that's so troubling some...
  • Best app for dog owners
    Dogalize is the best social network app for dog owners
    Dogalize launched earlier this year and is off and running with over 40,000 users worldwide. The app was developed in Italy and launched first in Europe with great success. LaQuita Cleare, CEO for Salsera Productions, who represents Dogalize USA,...
  • Adopt a Lonely Pet Today
    Adopt a Lonely Pet Today
    The other night, our local news aired a story and showed someone caught on a home surveillance camera driving down a side street in Las Vegas. The truck slowly came to a stop, passenger door opened, and out came a beautiful dog. The owner sped...
  • Where are our values?
    Where are our values?
    Where do we get our pets? Although many of us do look at shelters and rescues many times our heads are turned to breeders and pet shops. The appeal of breeders and pet shops is the astatic. Certainly we do approach the stewardship of a pet with...
  • New cat cafe to open in New York City this week
    Purina One to bring cat cafe to New York City this weekend
    New York City is joining the ranks of cities that have cat cafés this week. This is a pop-up cat café, and will only be open from Thursday, April 24, through Sunday, April 27, however, a cat café is a cat café.The Gothamist reports that Purina One...
  • Florida Animal Friend Inc.
    Florida Animal Friend Inc.
    In 2004 at the Legislative Session, a Florida State Senator, Nan Rich (now on the Advisory Board) sponsored a bill for an animal license plate in which the proceeds raised would provide education on the benefits of spaying and neutering pets, as...
  • Animal Shelter Dog
    Euthanasia and shelters
    Euthanasia is the number one cause of death amongst dogs and cats. Unfortunately, the citizens of our great country fail to understand that surrendering their dog or cat to any local animal shelter will most likely result in the animal’s...
  • Sam's Club Oxford Valley Charging area
    Charge Up At Sam's Club
    The recent bad weather has left many still without electricity. The ice storm may be over but many are still without power. Some are Sam's Club members, but many are not, and Sam's Clubs have decided it doesn't matter. In an afford to...
  • Battered woman clings desperately to her feline companion
    Unbreakable bond between battered women and non-human animal companions
    It is not a secret that non-human animal abuse co-occur in households with domestic violence. Women have a lack of confidence in social workers to guarantee a safe haven for their beloved pets and refuse to separate from them (Strand and Faver,...
  • Pit Bull
    Pit Bulls and shelters
    Ask just about anyone who manages an animal shelter and they will tell you the same thing; Pit Bulls are difficult to find homes for and, as a result, their kennels are full of them, more than all other breeds combined.The breed's reputation...
  • Feral and stray cat winter shelter
    Doing Our Part
    Feral cats are no doubt resourceful critters. Even the most resourceful of us can fall on hard times. The extreme cold and damp weather can take a toll on the hardiest survivors. The very young, old, and those feeling under the weather before the...