You may think the place to get a guinea pig is at the pet store, but did you know you can adopt a homeless guinea pig from many animal shelters and rescue organizations? March is Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig month, a good time to remind potential owners that there are plenty of guinea pigs … Continue reading March is Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month!
The 5 A’s Animal Shelter in Godfrey, Illinois was home to a 14 year old Pitbull mix named Wiggles for 11 years. Her long stay at the shelter came to an end recently, when a couple from Missouri read a story about Wiggles and decided to give this sweet pup a home. The couple had … Continue reading Wiggles the Dog Adopted After 11 Years in Animal Shelter
The Better Business Bureau Scam Tracker recently issued a consumer warning about a growing number of scams involving online pet shopping, especially for puppies. While buying a pet from a non-rescue website is generally not a good idea, online purchases of pets increased sharply in 2020, as more people began acquiring animals during the pandemic. … Continue reading Better Business Bureau Warns of Online Puppy Scams
The Humane Society of the United States invites everyone to show their appreciation for animal shelters and the dedicated people who work in sheltering during the first week of November each year. Shelters are safe havens for homeless pets, and of course a great place to adopt your new best friend. They also play an … Continue reading It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
Today is National Cat Day! Founded in 2005, National Cat Day is not only a fun way to celebrate our love of cats, it's also a great opportunity to share important reminders about cat adoption and cat care. According to the National Cat Day website, today is a time to remind people about the … Continue reading October 29th is National Cat Day!