COVID-19 has kept us stuck in our homes for months, and because of this, there has been a surprising surge of animal adoptions and fostering taking place across the globe. Shelters have happily passed on animals to people who have always wanted to own or care for pets but just never had the time. Meanwhile,… Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Your Foster Pets Adopted
What is an animal rescue? An animal rescue organisation aimed at taking companion animals from situations where they are at risk of euthanasia for reasons not related to behaviour or health. An example would be a rescue that pulls dogs from shelters with a policy of euthanising dogs that are not adopted within a certain… Continue reading Let’s Talk Rescue and What It Means to “Adopt, Don’t Shop”
Adopting a dog may seem like an impossibility for full-time workers who need to leave pooches by themselves for hours. Though it may be frowned upon by some, it is a reality that can be successfully and responsibly done. In fact, when you do a quick search on some websites, there’s a filter option under… Continue reading Can You Adopt a Dog When You Work Full Time?
Whether you’re considering bringing home a full-grown cat from a rescue shelter or taking in a friend’s foster kitten, adopting a cat is a lifetime commitment. Choosing to adopt means you’ve thought about all the aspects of responsible pet care, from providing quality food and healthcare to keeping your cat groomed and entertained all year… Continue reading Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Cat
Pet Problems Solved is an online resource for pet parents that provides practical tips on how to solve common pet behaviour problems. Dr Jo Righetti, the Australian animal behaviourist behind the website, is passionate about helping pet owners enjoy harmonious relationships with their four-legged companions. Stay tuned to her website for enlightening articles about living… Continue reading Animal Talk with Dr Jo Righetti
Congratulations, you’re considering welcoming a furry new member to the family! This article is a helpful guide for first-time pet owners or people who are considering bringing home a new pet. Before you make the big decision, there are a few factors to consider to make sure integrating a new cat or dog into your… Continue reading How to Prepare Your Home for a New Pet