Choosing the Right Rescue Dog for Your Family

So you’ve decided to adopt a dog - congratulations! Bringing home a new furry family member is tremendously exciting, and by rescuing a new pet from a Hudson Valley, NY animal shelter, you’re not only avoiding the pitfalls of puppy mill pets, but you’re saving a life...

Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up

Probably common question I get coming from new dog owners is “just how do I get him to quit jumping up?” Puppies and dogs normally jump up on people whenever they say hello. Why? Because we’re taller than them! Dogs greet each other by going nose-to-nose and they like...

Micro-chipping Your Dog

Coping with a lost dog is each and every pet owner's most awful nightmare. In the unlikely event it does happen, you'll be grateful you took a few precautionary actions to guarantee your dog or cat winds up safely back in your home, snuggled up with you once more. Pet...

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Responsible Pet Care

This week is National Pet Week. The theme for this week, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), is helping pet owners practice responsible pet care. A fun way to celebrate National Pet Week, and get your kids involved, is by teaching your...

How Dogs Can Benefit Those in Assisted Living

As we continue National Pet Week, we would like to let you know more about how dogs can help those in assisted living situations. According to the American Senior Communities blog, around 1 million seniors and vets receive some sort of assisted living service....

Raw Food Diet for Dogs – the Pros and Cons

Feeding a Raw Dog Food Diet: The Pros and Cons This week is National Pet Week. Each year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) adds a theme to National Pet Week. The theme for this year encourages responsible pet ownership. One of the ways that pet...

How to Choose a Veterinarian

National Pet Week: How to Choose a Veterinarian This week, May 7 - 13, is National Pet Week. Each year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has a theme in relation to National Pet Week. This year the theme is dedicated to pet owners practicing...

What is National Pet Week?

National Pet Week is usually celebrated the first week of May. This year, National Pet Week is celebrated from May 7 - 13th, 2017. The American Veterinary Medical Association founded this week 35 years ago. Each year, the American Veterinary Medical Association places...

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day – 2017

Leading 10 Reasons to Adopt out of a Pet Shelter... 1. You spare a life. Most pets at our sanctuary require a second opportunity. They have been truly lost, surrendered or deserted. They are all unwanted and defenseless. You are providing a new future in a caring...

Affection – The Right and Wrong Time to Show it

Affection - the right and the wrong time to show it. You should share your affection with your dog when it is earned. Dogs are very affectionate animals and touch means a lot to them - in their natural environment and in your family environment too. However, you have...