October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and there are so many lovable dogs out there who are in need of a forever home. People give up pets for a variety of reasons, including divorce, financial problems and the owner’s illness, none of which have anything to do with the dog’s temperament and health.
The "dog days" of summer are behind us, although in some areas it doesn’t feel like it, as Fall brings in the cooler weather many seem to think the flea & tick season is also behind us. In fact, the Fall season, in most areas, are the worst for fleas & ticks, so don’t put away that flea & tick protection just yet.
The alarm went off way too early. The sun was not up and I was already heading out of the driveway in south Orange County to the Lancaster State Prison to experience the Paws for Life graduation as one of Karma Rescues main sponsors with Pura Naturals Pet.
Have you been thinking about getting a dog? A dog really is man’s (and woman’s) best friend, but owning a dog isn’t a privilege-it’s a responsibility. Owning a dog takes a lot of time, money, and commitment. Making a decision to get a dog shouldn’t be taken lightly. Here are some simple questions you should ask yourself before making your decision.
More than 600,000 animals died during and after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, according to The Atlantic. As a result, awareness about vulnerable animals during disasters is rising, and the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act was a direct result of the tragic aftermath of Katrina.