Entries from the ‘Adoption’ Category

When it comes to keeping New Year's Resolutions...

Posted by Pia

Our furry friends may be just what the doctor ordered!
It is certainly not news that as one year closes, many humans designate resolutions to improve their lives in the year ahead. Makes me wonder if our companion animals do the same thing. What might they resolve to do? Nap more? Fetch sticks with greater accuracy? …

Teamwork and Friendship

Teamwork and Friendship

Posted by Pia

The story of a dog named Georgie, the strength of a friend and some good, old-fashioned teamwork.
Hello friends! It is the end of a long, emotional few days — but ones that have me reflecting on the value of our fellow creatures, humans included. My recent adventures began with efforts to secure the safety of …

Announcing the Tour for Heroes

Announcing the Tour for Heroes

Posted by F&S

From February 3 – 26, 2010, Purina ONE Pet Food is traveling across the country, stopping at local animal shelters to help pets in need with temporary food banks and adoption events. We’ll have more information for you soon. Meanwhile, check out the tour schedule below.
Tour Stops
San Francisco, California
San Francisco SPCA
Walnut Creek, California
Tony La Russa’s …

A Visit to Martha in Support of Adoption

A Visit to Martha in Support of Adoption

Posted by Pia

If you caught The Martha Stewart Show on Tuesday you saw a great segment on pet adoption and the importance of spay/neuter. Barbara Fight, a dog-loving producer at Martha and good friend, did a wonderful job showcasing some lovable animals needing homes. She asked me to provide an adoptable dog from Adopt-a-Pet.com to be at …

Ms. Pepper's Journey, Part 2

Ms. Pepper's Journey, Part 2

Posted by Pia

Last week I shared the benefits of fostering and introduced you to my latest foster, Pepper.  I also promised that her story would have a happy ending. In reality, Pepper finding her forever home isn’t an end at all —  It’s a wonderful new beginning!  Naturally, our parting pulled at my heart strings.  I will …

Ms. Pepper's Journey

Ms. Pepper's Journey

Posted by Pia

How fostering a pooch can add a little spice to your life
I often talk about the myriad benefits of fostering an animal.  It’s a great way for those who cannot adopt to get a furry cuddle fix and help an animal in need! It is also a great way for someone who is uncertain if …

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