FIV and FeLV: What’s The Difference?

The Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) are often mistaken to be the same; sometimes even used interchangeably. However, that’s not the case. FIV and FeLV cause two entirely separate diseases. Yes, they’re both in the Retroviridae family, but that only means they’re related—not the same.   [...]

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 57 – Kauai Humane Society

As Kauai's only open-intake animal welfare organization they work hand-in-hand with their community to foster respect, responsibility, and compassion for all animals. They have several programs to enrich the lives of their animals including their shelter dogs on field trips, volunteer dog walkers, cat socializers and more. The Kauai Humane [...]

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 56 – Laramie Peak Humane Society

Laramie Peak Humane Society is the best keep secret in Wyoming. The shelter takes in impounds, strays and surrenders and their goal is to treat them as their own until they find them homes! They have a county wide TNR program and offer county residents spay and neuter vouchers. Rescued [...]

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 55 – Jackson Friends of the Animal Shelter

Jackson Friends of the Animal Shelter is a non-profit 501(c)(3) all-volunteer animal welfare group that works in tandem with the City of Jackson (Mississippi) Animal Shelter to find permanent loving homes for the adoption animals, to enhance the quality of life for the shelter animals and to provide spay/neuter services. [...]

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 54 – Forest County Humane Society

Forest County Humane Society has been in existence for 25 years. Their mission continues to be the "Shelter from the Storm" a safe haven for companion animals, providing food, medical care, and human tenderness. To continue to enrich the lives of animals, families, and communities through adoption services, education, and [...]