Volunteering 101: What You Need to Know About Volunteering for An Animal Shelter
Are you an animal lover looking to make a positive impact on animals’ lives? Why not try to volunteer for animals? Here are the important things that you will need to know before venturing out as an animal shelter volunteer.…..
How to Create Rescue Relay Transports
Rescue relays are volunteer-based transports where multiple volunteers work together to transport a small number of animals, typically across the state or across several states. Volunteers drive or fly their portion of the route and pass the animal to…..
A Pet-Friendly Guide to Weathering Storms
Are you ready for hurricane season? Any inclement weather, mild or severe, can result in scared, stressed and even lost pets. Animals can often can predict and smell an approaching storm well before humans, which can influence their behavior. Be…..
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…..
Diabetes Insipidus: What It Is and How It Differs from Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes insipidus, also known as water diabetes, is a condition that impairs the body’s ability to properly conserve or release water. Unlike Diabetes mellitus or sugar diabetes, which causes urine to become “sweet”, this disorder often dilutes urine with large…..
3 Ways to Help Cut Overcrowding in Animal Shelters
Animal shelters receive over 6 million homeless animals into their fold each year. A big chunk of this population are stray animals and relinquished pets. Yet, despite these alarming data, animal homelessness ranks poorly in the long list of public…..