Green Pets for Earth Day

Green Pets for Earth Day

Pets are a lot of work and responsibility. They need tons of love and attention and a lot of food. The large amount of food that pets eat and the cost it takes to transport cross-country cause some environmentalists to claim that owning a pet is worse for the...
Why Easter and Bunnies Don’t Mix

Why Easter and Bunnies Don’t Mix

It’s Easter time again. Pet store windows are filled with adorable baby bunnies. Your kids are begging you to buy one. It’s so hard to resist. After all, you think, wouldn’t this be the perfect, low-maintenance “starter pet” for a young child? Think again! Every year,...
We’re Ready For You, Spring!

We’re Ready For You, Spring!

Good news, Staten Island! Lighter, brighter days are on the horizon! Daylight Savings Time begins at 2am on Sunday, March 14th. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward an hour. Lisa A.If you’re looking for someone who’ll go bananas every time they see your dog...
Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Ireland is known for green, rolling hills; strong, vibrant people; and unique, native dog breeds as noteworthy as their country of origin. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve rounded up the nine best (and only) Irish dogs. (Note, while there are other breeds believed...
It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN

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...
Spring Pet Prep

Spring Pet Prep

It’s that time of year we’ve all been waiting for – Spring! We are finally getting our long-awaited sunshine, fields of green grass to roll around in and rain showers that bring plenty of mud for pups to party in. As we roll back into motion after winter there is so...