Posts Tagged ‘animal rescue’

Canines, Collaboration and Calendars...

Canines, Collaboration and Calendars...

Posted by Pia

Why a calendar makes a great gift is basically a no-brainer- it’s both useful and you can invariably find one to fit the specific interests of it’s intended recipient. That much you already know… That said, I have NEVER been so excited about receiving or gifting a calendar as I am about the …

Can Adopting a Shelter Animal Make a Difference in Your Child's Moral Development?

Can Adopting a Shelter Animal Make a Difference in Your Child's Moral Development?

Posted by Pia

We animal lovers here at The Daily Wag are once again honored to be part of Petside’s annual pet blog event (you can vote for The Daily Wag). This year the topic is a personal favorite- it’s all about adoption!
Adopting a companion animal in need of rescue provides a fertile opportunity to teach …

A Very Special Pumpkin...

A Very Special Pumpkin...

Posted by Pia

Today‚Äôs post is dedicated to my human friend Dave and his cat Roger. Dave and Roger rescued each other on a windy winter day 16 years ago. Roger passed away this week-after a long happy life, in the care of a human who loved him deeply- and who I’m certain he loved back.
Roger …

Beat The Heat!

Beat The Heat!

Posted by Pia

This time of year brings the delights of snow cones and splashing at the beach. But it also brings the very real risk of heatstroke for two and four leggers alike. Pet Safety Expert Denise Fleck offers valuable information and tips on what to do in the case of a companion animal heatstroke …

Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs

Posted by Pia

One of the most rewarding things about rescuing an animal is witnessing them finally relax and fall asleep. Sleep in some form, is critical to the survival of most living creatures. Dogs are not much different from their two-legged counterparts when it comes to the need for sleep that includes dreaming and other …

Pet First Aid Part II

Pet First Aid Part II

Posted by Pia

I’m glad to hear you DW’ers found last week’s Pet First Aid Part I to be so valuable! As promised, instructor Denise Fleck is back this week offering more life-saving tips for what to do if your pet is choking. According to Denise, “The Best 911 for Your Choking Dog is YOU!”
One Lucky Dog’s …

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