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Gear Up for Winter Dog Walking

Well, it looks like Old Man Winter has finally decided to send some real weather to Staten Island, but that doesn't mean dog walking can be postponed. Here’s how to keep you and your dog cozy on cold days. Buy a good quality jacket All but the largest, hardiest of...

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Cats, Cars and Cold

Most people have heard of rodents getting caught in car engines, but did you know that cats occasionally get stuck under hoods too? This happens because stray cats hide under cars in order to stay warm on cold nights. Sometimes cats will climb inside the engine to...

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Hanukkah Pet-Safety Tips

For all our Jewish furr-iends celebrating Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, Happy at Home offers these quick tips to ensure your pets remain safe during the eight-day celebration. • To avoid your pet being burned or causing a fire hazard, confine them away from the...

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Why Summer is the Season for Dog Bites

Ah, summer: The season of picnics, days at the beach and outdoor parties with friends. But summer is also the season of dog bites. Of the 4,611 dog bites reported in 2013, more than half occurred in the summer months, with a spike in August, according to the NYC...

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It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN!

I know it seems like only a year ago when we first talked about the phenomenon called “Kitten Season.” But that’s because it happens every year! Just as we look forward to sunny skies and warmer weather, shelter workers brace themselves for a difficult season of...

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Catsbury Park Cat Café opens in NJ

Cat lovers rejoice! While cat cafés have been popular in Asia for years, they are only recently popping up in the US, and most recently at the Jersey Shore.Catsbury Park, which opened on September 9, 2017, is the newest addition to Asbury Park, New Jersey, providing a...

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BEST IN SHOW SHELTER DOG CHAMPIONSHIP

Hallmark Channel announces its own Crown Media Productions will produce a new Original Special, BEST IN SHOW SHELTER DOG CHAMPIONSHIP, which premieres on the network Monday, February 12, 2018. The special will feature dogs up for adoption in shelters across...

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