We don’t like to think about it, but winter is on the way — and when it comes to paws, there is plenty to think about to keep your pup’s feet safe during less than ideal weather conditions. Get in the spirit with this lovely video demo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcMYcKhfbbo
We also discuss nail care and some techniques to help your dog or cat get used to the idea of having their nails done. Then Andi gives you the details on an adoptable cat currently at Save-A-Pet, Gentry. Find out more about Gentry by visiting http://saveapetil.org/pets/gentry/
Today Andi and Julie talk about the unique opportunities available for volunteers of all ages within the community of animal rescue. They start by discussing an idea in development by Save-A-Pet’s social media team — a social media day. What does that entail? Listen to find out! Then they discuss the various opportunities Save-A-Pet has for kids to get involved and ideas other organizations use to help encourage education at a young age.
We are mouth focused this week, talking about whiskers and teeth. Julie and Andi discuss why cats and dogs have whiskers and how not having whiskers can change your pet’s behavior. Then they discuss proper oral health and what you can do to keep your pet’s teeth nice and clean.
After a brief summer hiatus, Andi and Julie are back and discussing all you need to know to bring a new cat or dog into your home. From what to consider when finding the right match for your family, to how to prepare your space for the new family member and even how to help other pets adjust to the new addition.
Keep your cat and/or dog home safe with these tips to help prevent them from getting loose and lost! Julie and Andi also talk about some steps you can take that will help your chances of reconnecting with your pet if they do happen to get lost.
Save-A-Pet’s Petathlon: Planning a Dog-Walk Fundraiser
We are just a few weeks away from Save-A-Pet’s Annual Petathlon. Julie and Andi discuss the ins and outs of planning this great annual event! Find out more details about the Petathlon or register for the event yourself by visiting petathlon.org
Have you heard about the movement in No-Kill rescue called Just One Day? Julie and Andi take you through their experiences with this special day of the year and prep for the event itself on June 11th. Find out more about Just One Day at http://www.justoneday.ws/
Pit Bulls and Pit Bull type dogs and ways to keep your cat happy!
With the help of a new smartphone app by the Animal Farm Foundation, we discuss pit bull type dogs, the stigma they face, and the steps you can start to take to help educate yourself and the people in your community about these amazing dogs. Then Andi discusses a few tricks and tips she’s found that helps keep her cats entertained!
Last week was national dog bite prevention week so this week we discuss how to avoid putting your dogs and cats in precarious situations which may lead to bites! We discuss good methods to keep everyone safe and happy!
What is FIV and what can you do if you rescue a cat with FIV? Andi gives you the low down on her life with her 3 FIV+ cats and what Save-A-Pet does to save the lives of countless FIV cats every year. Then we talk about a lovely adoptable dog we adore, Squirrly! You can find out even more about Squirrly by visiting the Save-A-Pet website!