[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 […]

[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.

Change a Pet’s Life Day: Meet Regina, a former puppy mill breeder

Change a Pet’s Life Day: Meet Regina, a former puppy mill breeder

Regina is the winner of the 2016 1-800-PetMeds Change a Pet’s Life Contest. To learn more about the contest, please visit the contest page here. Change a Pet’s Life Day is today and to celebrate, PetMeds is helping one adoptable, former puppy mill dog receive the necessary surgery she needs to be happy and healthy!

The reasons you will love a shelter cat

The reasons you will love a shelter cat

I know, you were probably expecting to see Daisy. But June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and since I myself was adopted from a cat shelter I am the expert on this topic!

[Contest] Share your pet’s adoption story – win $100 PetMeds Bucks

Facts and tips about Adopt a Shelter Dog Month Every October, dog lovers and rescuers celebrate Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. This month was started by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to raise public awareness of the millions of dogs awaiting homes in shelters. The ASPCA commissioned a poll* in 2012 which revealed that pet owners who adopted their dogs from shelters are more […]

Daisy celebrates National Cat Day

Tomorrow is one of my favorite days of the year… National Cat Day! This special day was founded in 2005 by the Animal Miracle Network in an effort to highlight the number of cats still waiting to find a home of their own, to recognize what great companions cats are, and to encourage cat adoption. I am FOR all of those things!