The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Feed your dog fresh and unadulterated strawberries only. That means no strawberries laced with sugar, dipped in chocolate or coated with nuts. Chop strawberries into bite sized chunks to avoid any choking hazards, as dogs – excitable creatures that they are – tend to be less particular about… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?
The short answer: Yes, but be careful. The long answer: Obviously grass isn’t dog food and your pooch while hopefully aware of this – indulges in a little grass now and then anyway. This is perfectly normal behaviour. In fact, there’s even a word for it: “Pica is the technical term for the disorder characterised… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Grass?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Dogs can eat bananas, but be sure to offer your fur-baby peeled bananas only. While the peels themselves aren’t toxic, they may cause blockages in your dog’s digestive system which isn’t ideal. How to feed bananas to your dog: Peel the bananas, and make sure to offer in… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Bananas?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Dogs can eat apples, but only without any seeds. Be sure to remove the core completely before letting your dog eat apples. How to feed apples to your dog: Remove the seeds and slice apples carefully, making sure no seeds made their way into the bowl. Here are… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Apples?
Climate change might seem like an abstract concept, but it is a real and growing concern that affects every living person, creature, and organism on the planet. More than just letting the nation’s leaders decide on the fate of our Earth, every citizen should do their part in lessening their carbon footprint and helping build… Continue reading 10 Climate Change Websites You Should Follow to Stay Up-to-Date
Kaila Ledesma Trebol is the Trustee Adviser for Conservation and Education of Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation, Inc. (PRRCFI). A foundation that owns and manages Danjugan Island in Cauayan, Negros Occidental, PRRCFI was established 25 years ago with a mission to inspire people to take action for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development through experiential… Continue reading Conservation Talks with Kaila Ledesma Trebol
Whether we are aware of it or not, we all invariably contribute to the world’s carbon footprint. Defined by Oxford Dictionaries as “the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, etc.,” carbon footprint comes from day-to-day activities that require energy. Energy… Continue reading 20 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Animal rescue fundraisers lie at the heart of communities coming together to look out for our furry friends. However, as much as we’d like to have our hopes and wishes save those we love, running consistently successful fundraisers involves a great deal of effort toward fundraising material. Organising a successful event—online or offline—can be expensive… Continue reading How to Make Your Animal Fundraiser Material Stand Out
Raising funds for a worthy cause is a noble gesture, but it can also be a pretty scary and daunting task to take on, especially when you are doing it independently. Getting started on your first independent fundraiser can be overwhelming because of all the activities involved in making it a success. The good news,… Continue reading How to Kickstart Fundraisers for Animal Shelters
Organising an animal shelter fundraiser is no walk in the park. It is even more challenging when it is your first one. But before delving into the details, what is fundraising? Fundraising is the process of seeking financial assistance for a noble cause. The funds can be sourced from individual donors or charitable organisations. The… Continue reading Understanding the Basics of Animal Shelter Fundraising
Welcome to the 21st century, a time when you can do almost anything online. Thanks to the Internet, you can now shop, study, and yes, you guessed it, fundraise online. Online fundraising always seems as the preserve of large charity organisations, but individuals and small organisations can also leverage the power of the Internet to… Continue reading How to Raise Funds Online for Your Animal Shelter
One of the most overlooked aspects of a fundraiser is a fundraising plan. Some small-scale fundraising organisers operate without a system, and although they manage to pull it off, it is not the best course of action. As an organiser, a clearly articulated fundraising plan comes in handy when allocating resources and time to the… Continue reading How to Create an Effective Fundraising Plan