Do Senior Dogs and Cats Need Vaccinations?
Do Senior Dogs and Cats Need Vaccinations? Well, the simple answer is, it depends. The need for vaccination greatly depends on the current health and vaccination history of your pet. Dogs older than seven years of age are considered senior pets, and cats are considered elderly by the time they [...]
Can FIV-Positive Cats Live with Non-FIV Cats?
FIV-positive cats have always had a bad rap. They’re either killed in shelters or deemed unadoptable for life when in truth, they’re just as adoptable as non-FIV cats. In fact, Dr. Annette L. Litster from Purdue University’s College Of Veterinary Medicine conducted a study published in The Veterinary Journal that confirmed [...]
5 Things You’ve Heard About Shelter Dogs that Are Completely Untrue
What rumors have you heard about shelter dogs? Have you ever shared your fostering experience with a friend or family member hoping to get them on board, only to hear them throw false statements about shelter dogs at you? If you’re like us, then you’ve heard your share of excuses [...]
Animal Rescue Transport in 8 Easy Steps
When it comes to doing animal rescue transport, we often hear that local animal shelters don’t have the time or the resources to do it. Your local animal shelter might not even have a transport program due to their perceptions of how hard it is to find qualified partners, volunteers, [...]
Fostering A Shelter Cat: Expectations VS. Reality
Have you been holding off on fostering a shelter a cat because you're unsure of what to expect? Or maybe you've heard a lot of negative opinions from those around you? Feeling skeptical about trying something new is completely natural and it's actually a good thing that you're not jumping [...]
Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 60 – Edgewater Animal Shelter, Inc
Edgewater Animal Shelter serves the City of Edgewater, FL. They are 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. They take in unwanted and stray pets from the City of Edgewater and try and find loving homes for those that are able to be adopted. The shelter also [...]
6 signs you need help with rehoming
Rehoming your pet seems to be a trend on the rise and it has become something that is more widely understood and supported even in the animal rescue community. But for some people, doing rehoming the right way is elusive so we've compiled 6 signs to know that you need [...]
National Pet First Aid Awareness Month
Most people have basic training in first aid: how to clean a cut, how to put on a Band-Aid, and other routine care techniques. But what happens when your furry friend has an emergency and needs help? Pet first aid is not a widely talked about topic, however it is [...]