Rescues and Shelter Animals

  • #AdoptAShelterPet: 12 Reasons To Adopt A Shelter Pet

    Our friends at wrote a great post on the 12 reasons to adopt a shelter pet and we wanted to share those with you today! If you’re thinking about adding a dog or cat or guinea pig, ferret, bird, fish or reptile to your family,… read more


  • BlogPaws News Bite: Warm Bellies Initiative

    P.L.A.Y. Launches New Phase of Warm Bellies Initiative to Help Homeless Pets Charitable Program Distributes Chill Pads to Animal Shelters Nominated and Selected by Facebook Fans. P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle and You), provider of luxury pet beds and accessories, has launched the latest round of its Warm Bellies… read more

  • Preparing Your Pet For Weather Emergencies

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess The recent flooding in and around Phoenix, Arizona was close to home for me as I used to live there and instantly recognized many of the areas in which cars were disabled on the highways with water covering their roofs.… read more

  • AllPaws’ Facebook Tab Connects Shelters With Adopters

    The founders of AllPaws, Darrell Lerner and Kimberly Bouton, have made it even easier for shelters and rescues to spread the word about their adoptable pets; they have created a Facebook tab that the organizations can install on their Facebook page. The AllPaws Facebook tab, Darrell… read more

  • #AgingPetAppreciation: Ensure Your Pets’ Golden Years Are Healthy

    Guest post by Maggie Marton There was a time some years ago – I won’t divulge how many – when I could stay out way too late with my friends, then get up first thing, eat a slice of cold pizza, and head off to class… read more

  • Response To ‘Deserve A Dog’ Post

    Yvonne DiVita here. Co-founder of BlogPaws. Devoted pet parent and Mom. Also, grandparent to a few human folks. A post on this blog raised a ruckus this week, to borrow a phrase from Christie Zizo of Life with Beagle. Our blog manager and one of the… read more

  • BlogPaws News Bite: Puppy Mill Protest Planned

    It’s a frightening statistic, but puppy mills bring in more than $55 billion annually on the sale of puppies that are bred in inhumane conditions. The parents of these puppies suffer and many of the puppies themselves deal with life long injuries and illnesses. The American… read more

  • BlogPaws News Bite: Helping Canadian Pets Find Homes

    A unique Indiegogo fundraising project is underway in Canada and it is all about benefiting shelter pets. Face Watch Canada has launched a project that will raise money for the SPCA; each watch sold will benefit an SPCA shelter in Canada. You can read more about… read more

  • Top 5 Reasons You Do Not Deserve A Pet

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess In a perfect world there would be a test for those who want to become pet parents or pet guardians. Sadly, as we see all too often people get pets without thinking what it will actually mean to: Have a… read more

  • BlogPaws News Bite: Books For Woofs Book Drive

    This came across our desks and we just had to share! Have too many books on your bookshelves? Get rid of them for a good cause! The Mdzananda Animal Clinic Khayelitsha is collecting books for its annual charity book sale at Cavendish Square on the 28th… read more