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!
Cats love to scratch and we talk through the ways cat scratching is a good thing. Andi shares some tips and tricks for allowing your cat to fill his or her need to scratch without having to replace the furniture. Then Kathy and Julie go over dog park dynamics – what to look for in terms of behavior and how to properly outfit yourself for a successful outing!
There is no better way to enjoy the good weather than with a nice walk with your dog. Today we discuss the leashes, collars, and harnesses we use that help make those walks a pleasure. We also talk about shy animals and what are some techniques in working with scared or non-confident animals that can set you up for success!
Recently touring band Icarus the Owl played The Oasis and I was able to capture a song of their set. This is a great band and it was a total pleasure to record them!
There are lots of great shows coming up at The Oasis. Keep up to date by liking the Oasis facebook page.
An upcoming event that is near and dear to my heart is Girls Night. This is going to be a stellar event. If you are in the Grayslake area, definitely stop by. Full night of entertainment for a small $5 donation!
Last week was national volunteer appreciation week, so this week, we discuss volunteering. The ways to be involved with your local animal rescue, aspects of volunteering we love and more! Then Andi provides insight into one of Save-A-Pet’s adoptable cats, Ilse!