Tag "cats"

  • Is Your Pet Obese?

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    It is past National Pet Obesity day, but let’s face it, if our pet is obese it is a year-round issue, right? There is a great post we found on Dog Mom Days that shares startling statistics about pet obesity. I urge you to give it… read more

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  • Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month

    Guest post by Amy Shojai November is Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month. My first German Shepherd lived to 13 years, and now Magical-Dawg is 9, and Seren-Kitty will soon be 20 (yikes!), I can attest that the golden oldie pets are wonderful choices for many folks. It makes me… read more

  • Pets are Good Mental Health Medicine

    Angie Bailey

    Guest post by Angie Bailey With the recent passing of Robin Williams, the subject of mental health has topped the headlines. Anxiety and depression are real – I know firsthand because I’ve dealt with various levels of anxiety my entire life. Sure, meds can help, therapy… read more

  • Resolve To Give Back To Pets Before Years’ End And Into 2014

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess A local shelter is advertising "half-price pet adoptions for the holidays." I understand their wanting to get the pets adopted and get them into loving forever homes. I am conflicted though because I've written in the past about not giving… read more

  • Giving Month At BlogPaws: Change The Life Of One Animal

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess When I see the pictures that scroll through my Facebook and Twitter feeds of pets in need of adoption, those that have been abused and stories of overcrowded shelters, it's all I can do to not "unfriend" or not follow… read more

  • #Thankful For Funny Lion Video

    Today as we spend time with our family, friends and fur-babies, we wanted to share this amusing lion video.  Happy Thanksgiving!  You can watch the video here.  (the photo is a video screen shot) … read more

  • Pet Health Awareness: Cold Weather Care For Your Pet

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess It appears that winter has settled into the northeast. I was not, and am truly never, ready for it. It's easy for me to deal with it though: I dig my boots and mittens out of the drawers and pull… read more

  • Thanksgiving, Turkey, House Guests And Your Pet

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Is your pet? If your house is like mine, it will be Grand Central from now until the first of the year. Friends and family certainly bring joy, food and cheer to the house; they… read more

  • The ‘Pets on Trains Act of 2013’ Read All About It

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Do you travel with your pet? Do you buy an additional ticket when you travel with him or her? I do most of my cross country travel by car and Henrietta, the Diva Poodle, rides along in seat-belted in comfort… read more

  • Leadership For Social Change Includes Animal Rescue

    Guest post by Robin Bisha, Ph.D.  Students in my leadership courses often arrive convinced they already know what it means to be a leader. Their version of the quintessential leader generally looks a lot like Special Agent Jethro Gibbs from NCIS, smarter and more commanding than everyone… read more