Celebrate Animal Victories and Why It’s so Important!

There have been so many amazing animal victories lately. From major fashion houses going fur-free to animals being recognized in laws as sentient beings in countries like Spain and England. We have come a long way and there’s much more to come! When you hear victories like Dolce and Gabbana has stopped the use of […]

Happy Foster February!

Happy Foster February Friends! This month we are celebrating the amazing dog and cat foster parents who take in and love animals while they are waiting for their forever homes.  Why are foster homes so important when it comes to animals? I have compiled a list that might make you take the leap in becoming […]

The Importance of a plant-based diet on the planet

We all know the importance of a plant-based diet on animals, but did you know you could eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by switching to a plant-based lifestyle?  Raising and producing livestock for food accounts for three-quarters of 30% of total greenhouse gas emissions. The science is simple; reduce meat intake and we can significantly reduce […]

Adopt Don’t Shop this Holiday Season!

The holidays are a popular time for people to become pet parents and bring home a furry friend to become part of their family. Before doing so, it’s important to do some research and be patient. Find out what type of companion animal is most suited for your family and lifestyle. You will likely find your […]

Back-to-work? How to help your furbaby cope.

Going back to work? Feeling overwhelmed with the thought of leaving your pet home alone after being at home for 18 months? Problem is that a sudden change could be a challenge to you and your pet. If your pet isn’t normally alone for long periods of time it may cause some separation anxiety and […]

Adopt, Don’t Shop and Save a Precious Life!

There are millions of homeless animals in the shelter systems that need loving homes. The number of companion animals euthanized each year would be significantly reduced if people adopted animals from animal shelters instead of purchasing animals from a breeder.  Many people want to shop around for the “perfect” puppy or a “designer” dog when […]

World Elephant Day!! Elephants are not Entertainment: At Home and Abroad

Traveling can be a fantastic way to explore different perspectives, cultures, and experiences. As an animal lover, it can be so rewarding to use your travel time to build new relationships with local wildlife. However, due to COVID restrictions, not only is travel more complicated, the animals used to create these magical moments abroad are […]

Pandemic Pets

There are many benefits to adopting or fostering animals during “normal” times, when the world is not collectively going through a global health crisis. However, during the current Covid-19 Pandemic, there are even more reasons to welcome a new pet into your family. Sharing our lives with animals is good for our health. There are […]

What Happens to the Family Dog or Cat When Couples Split UP?

Written by Suzana Gartner & Alyssa Kelliher Divorce can be messy and hard during normal times. When you consider the global situation and the pandemic, the stresses can be more difficult. Even with amicable divorces, separating a single household into two can be challenging.  Separation is even harder when children and animals are involved. Pet […]

Horses are Majestic Creatures and Not Commodities

By Suzana Gartner & Alyssa Kelliher Horses are complex highly social animals that need other horses for companionship. Naturally, horses have rich and varied social lives where they play and groom each other. Domestic horses need room to exercise and run. They need regular veterinary, dental and hoof care. The sad fact is that most […]

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