Posts Tagged ‘pet charity’

Our Most Popular Holiday Season Posts

Trying to find all of the hidden holiday gems within a blog can be maddening. The holidays drive us crazy enough, so we’re going to spare you further grief by sharing our most popular posts from past holiday seasons.

Welfare Weekend – Canada’s National Cupcake Day™ for Shelters is February 25th! ©

The Ontario SPCA & BC SPCA presents National Cupcake Day™ on behalf of local shelters, SPCA’s & Humane Societies across Canada on February 25th, 2013.  The event is new to Canada, but it has been wildly successful in other countries.

Welfare Weekend: Shelter Donation Items List (With Shareable Holiday Graphic)

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: Every Girl Should Have A Little Black Cat [Digi-Poster]

Pet adoption is all the rage in Hollywood, it’s the classy thing to do. Black cats and dogs are often left behind at shelters, however. We’re hoping our latest free, shareable digi-poster will help change that with a little assistance from our kind friends. Please share this free graphic on social media or your website.

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 each […]

Welfare Weekend: Never Feed Wildlife

Humans love to tame wild creatures or ‘help’ them by providing food, but it can get the animal killed. Tempting animals with garbage and food stored outdoors can also lead to their death.

Welfare Weekend: Support Olympic Athletes AND Animal Shelters! ©

Here’s a fun thing for your family to do in celebration and support of your country’s athletes competing in the 2012 London Summer Olympics. Load up a bag of items in your country’s colors and donate it to your favorite animal charity!  It’s a lot of fun trying to find products that have the right […]

Welfare Weekend: Animal Charities Need Christmas in July ©

Summer can be a difficult time for charities, when people are busy traveling and generally having a good time.  They volunteer less and they donate less. The need doesn’t decline, however, and nowhere is that more true than in animal charities.  In fact, the need often increases this time of year. Traveling people lose pets […]

Welfare Weekend: A Boy and His Cat Celebrate Graduation ©

It was ‘kitten season’ at the Surrey SPCA when we decided to get a cat for my preschool Son. The cages were filled with every type of kitten you can imagine, including the white, fluffy ones that I had in mind.  However, the final choice was left up to the four year old only child […]

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, […]

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