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Hanukkah Pet-Safety Tips

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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The Staten Island War Dog Memorial

The Staten Island War Dog Memorial

Every Veterans Day we remember the men and women who served our country – but what about our canine veterans? Service dogs are an integral part of the U.S. military, doing everything from sniffing out bombs to assisting veterans with post-traumatic stress...

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Black Cats & Halloween: Keep Them Safe!

Black Cats & Halloween: Keep Them Safe!

Black cats have never had it easy. In some cultures — and for many individuals — they represent bad luck or misfortune. Like black dogs, they’re often overlooked at shelters and rescues in favor of lighter colored, “more photogenic” types. And perhaps most...

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Dog-Friendly Apple Picking

Dog-Friendly Apple Picking

Nothing says fall vibes like some good old-fashioned apple picking. So, grab your pup and your best flannels and get ready to romp through rows of apple trees together! Here’s the low down on dog-friendly apple picking near Staten Island. Head out to Alstede Farms in...

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Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Going back to work? Kids going back to school in some shape or form? Don't forget about your best friend who was with you every second of the day for the past 6 months! As the world awakes from it's Covid slumber, we're all looking forward to socializing, working,...

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July 15th – National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 15th – National Pet Fire Safety Day

Since Disney released the animated version of “101 Dalmatians” in 1961, most people know Dalmatians by name. Their white coats with black spots are quite distinctive. They were a well-known breed even before that, but were known as “firehouse dogs,” “fire station...

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Keeping Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Keeping Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Animals do not like loud noises, and need to be heavily distanced from them, or kept away from them altogether to ensure their overall safety and peace of mind for you, their owner. The following are tips are from The Humane Society of the United States:   Keep pets...

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