Author: Elana Frank

Planning For an Emergency

After Hurricane Katrina, tens of thousands of animals were injured or killed because pet owners had not properly planned for their evacuation or because official disaster responders did not have the tools to help. Right now, with Hurricane Harvey, we are seeing a very similar situation. Without a proper plan, it can be overwhelming or

Cat Fight

So you’re thinking about getting another cat, but you know that cats are infamously territorial. You’ve heard that it can be hard to introduce a new one to the family if you already have a cat that’s lived with you for awhile. But we’re here to tell you that if you follow these basic tips,

Animal Abuse

Animal abuse can come in all different forms and can have very different signs. While we are less likely to see dog fights or puppy mills, we may once in a while come upon other types of animal abuse. Other than physical violence, the deprivation of basic necessities (such as food, water, shelter, and veterinary

Fostering a Pet

For most pets up for adoption, they spend their days in cages eagerly awaiting a loving home. Even though animal shelters work tirelessly to socialize and care for the animals, there are far too many animals and far too few people working there to be able give the animals the love and attention they deserve.

Traveling with Pets

So you’re thinking about traveling and taking your pet along. Before you plan your trip, it is important to first determine that your pet is healthy, of even temperament, and that you will be able to spend enough time with him/her during the trip. If those things are not true, it might be better to