Vote now to change an adoptable pet’s life

Vote now to change an adoptable pet’s life

Change a Pet’s Life Day was established to encourage pet adoption and draw attention to the many homeless pets in the U.S. In honor of the day, we founded a grant contest in 2015 to provide medical care grants to adoptable pets across the country. Over the past two years, the Change a Pet’s Life Contest has granted funds to help a former puppy mill breeder, Regina, regain her health […]






Help change the life of a pet in need!

Help change the life of a pet in need!

Shelters and rescues across the U.S. are called upon every day to take in homeless pets, some of whom need extensive medical care before they can be adopted out into homes. This medical care can come at a steep price for rescue groups with already tight budgets, preventing them from caring for additional pets. Two years ago, we started the Change a Pet’s Life Contest to help rescue groups and […]






Show an animal shelter some appreciation by voting now!

Show an animal shelter some appreciation by voting now!

The first full week of November each year is National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week, a week held to encourage people to become better acquainted with their local shelters and learn how they can help. While this week ended Saturday, voting in our third annual National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week Contest is still going on, and we need your help to select a winner!






[Contest] Want to help your local animal rescue? Here’s your chance!

[Contest] Want to help your local animal rescue? Here’s your chance!

The start of November, for most of us in the U.S., means cooler temperatures and the beginning of the holiday season. November also brings a week dedicated to workers and volunteers helping animals in shelters and rescues across the U.S., called National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week.






[Contest] Vote now to help shelter pets

[Contest] Vote now to help shelter pets

Your pets are members of your family so of course you want to celebrate their birthdays. Many adopted pets have unknown birth dates though, leaving pet parents guessing or picking random days to celebrate. That’s why DOGust the First was introduced in 2008 to serve as the universal shelter dog (or shelter pet) birthday. Since then, DOGust has been a day to recognize and celebrate shelter pets everywhere! This year, […]






[Illustrated Guide] Summertime pool safety for your pets

[Illustrated Guide] Summertime pool safety for your pets

This is a guest post from Amber Kingsley. Amber Kingsley is a freelance journalist and member of a pet enthusiast/animal lover group in her city of Santa Monica who has donated countless hours supporting her local shelter within operations and outreach. She has spent most of her research writing about animals in the areas of food, health and training.  A swimming pool is a great place to beat the summer heat, […]






[Contest] Vote now to help pets in need

[Contest] Vote now to help pets in need

Did you know in one year, 2.7 million cats and dogs will be euthanized in the U.S. due to pet overpopulation? In that same year, 7.6 million pets will enter animal shelters looking for homes. Pet overpopulation is a huge problem in the U.S. and one that can only be solved with a little help from everyone. That’s why we need your help now.