Nicole Meadowcroft with Custom Canines Service Dog Academy is a nonprofit organization located in Madison WI that raises, trains, and places service dogs with disabled individuals at no cost to the recipient. Their program is unique in that their dream is kept alive entirely by volunteers, and graciously accepts the expertise and support of countless individuals. Custom Canines is proud to serve a variety of disabled individuals, including those with mobility issues, veterans and civilians who suffer from PTSD, visually impaired individuals, and those with autism.
National I Love Horses Day Every July 15th, we get the opportunity to celebrate an animal that is strong, beautiful, and has had a significant role in history. Today is National I Love Horses Day! With over 350 breeds of ponies and horses in the world today, these animals have given humans so many reasons to love them. Horses and History Horses have played a major role in our country’s history. They have helped revolutionize agriculture and farming, served as a form of transportation, aided in communication, and helped the military during the war. Before the invention of tractors, […]
National French Fry Day French fries. If you’ve ever been through a drive-thru, then you know all about the golden, crispy, sizzling hot fried food that we’re talking about! Whether you enjoy your fries plain, with chili cheese sauce, waffle-style or curly, today is the day to celebrate the greasy food! According to National Day Calendar, some people believe that french fries got their name during World War I when the American soldiers arrived in Belgium and tried Belgian fries. French was the official language of the Belgian Army at that time, so it is possible that the American soldiers […]
National Different Colored Eyes Day William Shakespeare once said, “The eyes are the window into the soul.” Well someone with two different colored eyes must point to a pretty unique individual! Today, July 12th, we celebrate those individuals with multi-colored eyes, whether they have just a splash of color or two completely different colored eyes. Did you know that not only people but pets can also have two different colored eyes? Why Do Some Individuals Have Different Colored Eyes? A person or pet having two different colored eyes is very rare and can be caused by several factors. The […]
Dr. Pizano draws from her experience as a veterinarian and shelter leader in both private shelters and as a public shelter director. As one colleague stated, ‘Dr. Pizano leaves a wake of life-saving behind her and is devoted to helping animal welfare advocates collaborate’. Dr. Pizano’s book, The Best Practice Playbook for Animal Shelters is now available on Amazon.
West Feliciana Animal Humane Society in Louisiana has a unique working partnership with the Sheriff’s Department, the parish government and the Animal Shelter. They work together towards one common goal – saving lives & building relationships. The team at WFAHS provides a safe, healthy and caring environment for all animals in their care & their adoption rate is over 93%! Without the help of everyone in their community, they wouldn’t be able to do what they do. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets for the annual “Wags & Whiskers Gala” on July 27th, 2019 – Purchase your tickets here! Make […]