Monthly Archives: July 2016

We Love Mutts!

  July 31st is National Mutt Day, a shout out to the mixed breeds that keep us smiling (and guessing!) We love this ‘holiday,’ because it reminds people that a dog doesn’t have to be purebred to bring pure joy. … Continue reading

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8th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest Winner: Anna R., 8th Grade

EIGHTH GRADE WINNER ESP By: Anna R.  Did you ever think that dogs have ESP? The way they know when you are sad, Or you’re happy, Or you’re mad. They’ll cheer you up with a kiss Their soft pink tongue … Continue reading

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8th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest Winner: Colin K., 7th Grade

SEVENTH GRADE WINNER Meow By: Colin K.  I sit there, petting his fur Looking him in the eyes Knowing he understands me Meow He walks to the door Giving me that one look I know what he wants Meow I … Continue reading

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8th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest Winner: Abbey E., 6th Grade

SIXTH GRADE WINNER You’re My Buddy By: Abbey E. You’re my sidekick. You’re my partner in crime, I don’t care what you look like, What you smell like, Or if you’re covered in grime You mean more to me, Than … Continue reading

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8th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest Winner: Emily H., 5th Grade

FIFTH GRADE WINNER Kodi By: Emily H.  Big, black, soft and sweet, The coolest dog you’ll ever meet. Curly hair, big brown eyes, A best friend in a dogs disguise. With long legs and floppy ears, This breed is one … Continue reading

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Easing their 4th of July Fears

There’s a reason July 5 is one of the busiest days of the year for shelters: fireworks are downright terrifying to your pet. It’s not every day that animals experience the flashes, pops, and whistles of fireworks, nor is it … Continue reading

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