Online Pet Scams

If you’re thinking about adding a new pet to your family, be on your guard against online pet scams. According to a study conducted by the Better Business Bureau, as much as 80% of paid advertisements about pets may be fake. The BBB Scam Tracker has 907 reports on pet scams, and the Federal Trade Commission has 37,000 complaints involving pets brought online. The BBB says that it’s understandable why pet scams are so pervasive. Pet ownership has been growing in popularity, with the selection of a pet being viewed as the first step toward bringing a pet into the … Continue reading Online Pet Scams

Interview with An Animal Photographer

August 21, 2016: Poor Shine has been overlooked. A friend forwarded my pictures to a family who travelled quite some distance yesterday to meet him. They were at the point of signing the adoption papers when his excitement bubbled over and he jumped at Dad too excitedly. The ACO could not let him go with them. He is so depressed in the kennel that he has chewed the end of his own tail off. He shows no aggression to people just desperate excitement. He needs a rescue by 9/1 or a difficult decision will be made for his quality of … Continue reading Interview with An Animal Photographer

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Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Megann Smith

I am honored to present a series of interviews with attendees of the 2020 Animal Care Expo, held this past year for the first time online. Since 1999, Humane Society International has brought people from across the globe to participate … Continue reading Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Megann Smith

Keeping Pets Healthy in Winter

When our four-footed family members turn up their noses at going outside in the wind and the snow, they may be smarter than us and we’d be wise to listen to them and not make them stay out longer than necessary. On the other, if our furry friends act invincible to the elements, it’s they who will need to listen to us. For the sake of their health, follow the tips below this winter. KEEP THEM INSIDE The best strategy? Keep your pet inside! If you don’t want to be outside, your pet probably doesn’t either. It’s a common belief … Continue reading Keeping Pets Healthy in Winter

Jennifer with an adoptable kitten named Oscar on KOIN 6; Photo provided by Jennifer Keene.

Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Jennifer Keene

I am honored to present a series of interviews with attendees of the 2020 Animal Care Expo, held this past year for the first time online. Since 1999, Humane Society International has brought people from across the globe to participate … Continue reading Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Jennifer Keene

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Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Chelsea Leeann

I am honored to present a series of interviews with attendees of the 2020 Animal Care Expo, held this past year for the first time online. Since 1999, Humane Society International has brought people from across the globe to participate … Continue reading Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Chelsea Leeann

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Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Shani Campbell

I am honored to present a series of interviews with attendees of the 2020 Animal Care Expo, held this past year for the first time online. Since 1999, Humane Society International has brought people from across the globe to participate … Continue reading Interviews from Animal Care Expo: Shani Campbell

Stay Home and Foster, An Initiative of GreaterGood.Org

COVID-19 began to spread around the same time that pet shelters and rescues entered puppy and kitten season. Shelter staff were worried that the higher number of pet surrenders during the pandemic, combined with fewer adopters visiting, would lead to … Continue reading Stay Home and Foster, An Initiative of GreaterGood.Org