Tag "ASPCA"

  • BlogPaws Blog Hop: National Dog Fighting Awareness Day

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    April 8th is recognized as National Dog Fighting Awareness Day. In conjunction with the ASPCA, BlogPaws is utilizing our “Wordless Wednesday” blog hop to give a voice to the innocent victims of this horrific activity. We are speechless at the brutality but we must continue to… read more

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  • Pawject Runway Comes to BlogPaws

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    by: Carol Bryant Pawject  Runway descended on the BlogPaws 2014 Conference, and if you were in attendance, how much fun was this event (all of which, was for a very great cause). Here’s the scoop: On Friday evening, May 9th, dozens of attendees of the BlogPaws… read more

  • Why Numbers Are Important to Pet Bloggers

    by: Carol Bryant Pet bloggers can and do make a difference. How many of you feel that way? Better yet, how many of you have a helluva hard time trying to explain that to friends, co-workers, family, and folks who aren’t in the pet blogging community?… read more

  • How to Help Overwhelmed Pet Owners

    by: Carol Bryant It happens more often than you think: animal control or humane law enforcement agents receive complaints of neglect but when they arrive on scene find that there are underlying circumstances—such as medical or mental health challenges, lack of financial resources or even domestic… read more

  • News: Animal Shelter Adoption Competition for $100k Grant

    by Kristin Dewey, BlogPaws Special Projects Manager For the next three months, fifty U.S. animal shelters will compete for a $100,000 grant in The ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. (Twitter hashtag #100KChallenge) The object is to save more animals' lives by increasing their adoption numbers over… read more

  • National Keep Pets Safe in Winter Day: December 22

    Guest post by Carol Bryant December 22 marks the official start of the winter season, but doesn’t it seem like so many of us were just at BlogPaws Virginia and bracing for rain and not *gulp* snow? According to the ASPCA, the number one reason pets… read more