Recently I was contacted by a company called Clean+Green, and I was given the opportunity to review one of their products, Natural Urine Odor and Stain Remover Clean+Green Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner. Having 2 dogs and a cat, it seems like there's always a mess to clean up at my house. What I like about this product is that it works on stains and odors caused by both dogs and cats. Almost the moment the product arrived, there was a mess to clean up. My little ... Read More about Product Review: Clean+Green Pet Stain & Odor Remover
Although I focus on shelter dogs every day of every month, my blog will be especially focused this month because October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. If you are unable to adopt a shelter dog, you might wonder what you can do this month (and every month) to make shelter dogs' lives a little happier. Well, let me give you some ideas! 1) Donate your Facebook status and help network shelter dogs in need. Our Facebook always lists dogs in search of forever homes. Social networking does ... Read More about October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
I really want both my blog and Facebook page to be positive and uplifting. I try to keep it professional, informative, and helpful. I really want my readers to visit both sites, knowing they'll find something that will make them smile and turn a bad day into a better one. But sadly, life's just not that way all the time. This entire family of puppies - babies - was euthanized at a shelter in Texas. Why? I suppose because the shelter was overcrowded and they ... Read More about It’s Time To Become A Responsible Pet Owner
A follower over on my Facebook page recently took it upon himself to tell me that there is no such thing as a pet overpopulation problem in the United States. In fact, he said, "...lazy kill shelters would love you to believe that - it gives them the cover they need to kill..." Huh? I can only assume this man has never seen the inside of an animal shelter, if he truly believes pet overpopulation doesn't exist. I volunteer at what's called a low-kill shelter. That means my shelter ... Read More about Animal Overpopulation – Real or Make-Believe?
Nearly every day over on our Facebook page, we post photos and stories of shelter dogs looking for their forever homes. At the very least, these dogs are in need of temporary foster homes so they can get out of the shelter and off of the euthanasia list. And nearly every day, someone sees those posts and leaves a comment like this: "I'd love to foster a dog, but I just think it would be too hard. I'd get attached to the dog, and then I wouldn't want to give it up." I used ... Read More about Save Shelter Dogs Through Fostering