Tag "shelters"

  • 6 Ways to Help Shelter Animals this Holiday Season

    Phoebe and cupcakes shelter donation

    Guest post by Angie Bailey Although a “giving state of mind” is ideal throughout the year, the holiday season is a time when many of us decide to up the ante and open our hearts a little wider than we do the rest of the year.… read more

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  • A BlogPaws Icon Gains His Wings

    A BlogPaws Icon Gets His Wings

    “Hi! You don’t know me,” the email said, “but I’ve been reading your blog and I love it! I have a petblog, too! Mine is about raising funds for shelters,” and so it began, a friendship that would spawn a successful business and bring hundreds of… read more

  • ‘Strays’ : A Unique Pet Musical

    cat adoption musical

    Guest post by Amy Shojai October is filled with national “days” promoting adoption, education, and appreciation. It’s National Adopt A Dog Month, for example, and October 24 is National Pit Bull Appreciation Day. Many of us write about pets for a living, and use our blogs,… read more

  • Preparing For Weather Emergencies

    In light of the recent flooding and storms down south, we felt it necessary to share this information from petMD on how to prepare your pet for a weather, or any other, emergency. You should have a “go kit” for both your human family and your… read more

  • It’s National Pet Wellness Month

    Guest post by M.K. Clinton  October is National Pet Wellness month. It is a perfect time to make sure that your dog or cat has been to see their veterinarian this year. We see our vet a number of times throughout the year, but this month… read more

  • Can Dogs and Cats Learn From Us?

    Can Cats and Dogs Learn from Us?

    Post by BlogPaws Co-founder Yvonne DiVita On Psychology Today’s Canine Corner, a discussion popped up about how dogs learn. They don’t talk about cats, but I’m including cats in this story. The issue isn’t, can our pets learn from us? It’s, can they learn just by… read more

  • Helping Pets Impacted By South Carolina Flooding

    We are sharing the word about the pets and humans devastated by the recent flooding in South Carolina. BlogPaws Community Member Sarah Bauer shared her blog post where she is helping pets impacted by South Carolina flooding by collecting financial donations and supplies for the shelters… read more

  • Behavior In Your Aging Pets

    Guest post by Amy Shojai The puppy “accidents” and kitten “crazies” have resolved into a mature, well-behaved and beloved pet. But when did that sugar frosting on his ears and muzzle appear? The day King fails to beat you to the door, or Sheba sleeps through… read more

  • National Mutt Day!

    National Mutt Day

    Post by BlogPaws CEO, Yvonne DiVita What is a mutt? you might ask. Or, who cares about mutts? Or, mutts aren’t worth my time. But, today is National Mutt Day! and you should pay attention. I will say this first… I love all dogs. All of us… read more

  • Cattitude Check At #BlogPaws Conference With PetSmart Charities

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess PetSmart Charities hosted a Cattitude Check at the #BlogPaws Conference that focused on how your content can save shelter pets. Heather Vanna, online communications and social media manager and Karilynn Galiotos, digital content and social media specialist explained to attendees how… read more