Welfare Weekend: Shelter Donation List (With Shareable Holiday Meme)

With so many charities competing for donations, homeless pets can be forgotten.  Please remember them as you enjoy the festivities and remind your friends too!  There’s a list below of frequently requested items and of course, cash is always helpful.  It’s also more difficult for shelters to find volunteers and foster families over the holidays, […]

Welfare Weekend: September is Rabies Awareness Month [Infographic]

  A viral disease, Rabies can infect warm-blooded species resulting in acute brain inflammation and death.  We’re coming up to World Rabies Awareness Day on September 28th and September is Rabies Awareness Month. It’s all part of an awareness campaign to reinforce the message that rabies is a preventable disease, yet kills 55,000 people needlessly […]

Welfare Weekend: Consider Adopting A Mom

With Mother’s Day being celebrated across North America, it’s a great time to promote an often overlooked group in animal shelters – Moms.  Pregnant females often arrive in animal shelters and are kept there (or in foster homes) until their offspring are weaned and they can be spayed.  These animals may be cats, dogs, ferrets, […]