Meet Simpson: a puppy with a second chance at life

Meet Simpson: a puppy with a second chance at life

Every January, 1-800-PetMeds Cares™ celebrates Change a Pet’s Life Day by helping three adoptable pets receive the medical care they need through the Change a Pet’s Life Contest. The first-place winner in this year’s contest is a pug puppy, named Simpson. Simpson was hit by a car at the end of December and suffered a broken pelvis, road rash and a large open wound on his right hind leg, exposing […]






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 […]






3 benefits of adopting a senior pet

3 benefits of adopting a senior pet

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. If you’re thinking about adopting a furry family member, consider a senior dog or cat. Find out why a senior pet could be the perfect choice!






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.






What you need to know about adopting the perfect cat

What you need to know about adopting the perfect cat

I have some very important news to share with you today! June is Adopt A Cat Month. And what perfect timing, because this is “kitten season” when many shelters are overflowing with cats and kittens in need of a home. I am lucky enough to have a home filled with lots of love and treats and toys. But many, many cats are less fortunate and can only dream of one day […]