Animal rescue – abandoned baby white rhinos – BBC wildlife

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I just found this pet related video on YouTube … and thought it would be of interest! ======================== Note: information from YouTube ======================== https://youtube.com/watch?v=FOHcRBri3W8%3Ff%3Dvideos%26app%3Dyoutube_gdata A baby rhinoceros is fed and petted in this episode of Arica … Read More

Animal rescue – orphaned wild animals – BBC wildlife

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I just found this pet related video on YouTube … and thought it would be of interest! ======================== Note: information from YouTube ======================== https://youtube.com/watch?v=RLCZ-G4NQ9U%3Ff%3Dvideos%26app%3Dyoutube_gdata In this episode, Africa Bush Rescue features a whole variety of baby … Read More

Dealing with "Rescue Drama" (Part One)

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There’s a saying I’ve heard from many people involved in pet rescue and adoption: “The only thing two animal rescuers can ever agree upon is that the third is going about it all wrong.”  It’s worth … Read More

Animal Shelter Fundraiser Ideas

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Animal shelters and rescues are struggling financially due to the current recession. Creative fundraisers can help your favorite organization stand out among the many worthy groups currently vying for donors and funding. If you volunteer for a rescue … Read More

Animal Dumping Season Is Underway: What You Can Do to Help

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Ah, early Summer. The birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and people are arriving in droves to dump their pets at local animal shelters. Litters of kittens and puppies conceived and born in the  Spring fill kennels … Read More

Economy Driving More Owners to Relinquish Pets

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With the current recession showing no signs of letting up, shelters are stuffed to the gills with pets whose owners simply could no longer afford to care for them. The Chicago Tribune reported this week that, “When … Read More

What to Do if You Find a Stray Cat

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Yesterday I had dinner with my parents. On my way out the door after the meal, I encountered a handsome ginger tomcat, who immediately made himself at home in my car. When he heard a rustle … Read More

Are Mutts Really Healthier?

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You’ve heard it, as all pet owners have: “Mutts are healthier than purebreds.” But is that true? As it turns out, things aren’t really that simple. While in some instances mixed-breed dogs may have a better … Read More

Five Reasons to Adopt a Formerly Stray Cat

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Many people don’t want a cat who was found as a stray. Former strays are passed over at shelters in favor of kittens relinquished due to allergies, cats given away for shedding, and more. Strays are sometimes … Read More

Ten Ways to Use One Hour Per Week to Help Homeless Pets

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When I mention that I volunteer for animal rescues, the most common response I get is something along the lines of, “That’s so great! I wish I had the time to do something like that.” Of … Read More

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