Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 52 – Humane Society of Independence County

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 52 – Humane Society of Independence County

The Humane Society of Independence County in Batesville Arkansas is a growing shelter looking to make a difference in their community. Their goal is to rescue and provide a safe shelter for abandoned, abused, homeless, and unwanted dogs and cats within the county; and also secure loving, stable homes for them. A community goal is to reduce the unwanted pet population by encouraging the spaying and neutering of all dogs and cats through education and awareness. Website: https://www.hsicshelter.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HumaneSocietyofIndependenceCounty/ “Welcome to the ARPA Animal Shelter of the week podcast where we introduce you to incredible organizations around the country […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 51 – Carolina Tiger Rescue

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 51 – Carolina Tiger Rescue

Carolina Tiger Rescue is the only federally accredited and Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries accredited in North Carolina. They are currently home to 50 animals including 17 tigers. Many of their animals have come from private owners when they became too dangerous, roadside zoos, or failing facilities. One of their tigers, Rajah, was found on the road outside of Charlotte, NC when he was 6 months old with another cub, back in 2005. He is just one of their many incredible and unbelievable animals they have rescued. Website: https://carolinatigerrescue.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarolinaTigerRescue/

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 51 – Upper Valley Humane Society

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 51 – Upper Valley Humane Society

The Upper Valley Humane Society (UVHS) is the primary animal shelter for the Upper Valley, an area deemed the largest micro-region in the U.S. with a population of more than 200,000. They have municipal contracts with 20 plus towns in New Hampshire and Vermont. The first meeting to organize the humane society was held in 1959 and the temporary shelter was at the home of the President. For quite a number of years, animals were sheltered at the homes of various people. They are now located right off the highway in Enfield, New Hampshire. In 2019, they found homes for […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 50 – Knine Rescue Inc

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 50 – Knine Rescue Inc

Knine Rescue Inc is a small non-profit 501(c)3 organization, dedicated to animal care and protection. They assist shelters and other rescues (both in their local community and beyond) by finding loving forever homes for neglected, abandoned and homeless animals. Their goal is to promote responsible animal ownership by educating the wider public on the importance of spay/neuter, positive training and pet health care. Website: https://kninerescue.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Knine.rescue.inc.1/

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National Make a Friend Day: How to Help Your Dog Make Friends

National Make a Friend Day: How to Help Your Dog Make Friends

As the saying goes, “No man is an island”. Building relationships with the people around us is vital not only to our sanity and survival, but also to our quality of life and personal growth. Whether we want to acknowledge it or not, we wouldn’t be the person we are today if we didn’t meet the people that we did. So as a way to continue learning, growing, and bettering ourselves and other people, let’s take the time to hit the refresh button and lengthen our friends list every February 11th in celebration of National Make a Friend Day! Of […]

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National Toothache Day: Does Your Pet Have a Toothache?

National Toothache Day: Does Your Pet Have a Toothache?

Tossing and turning in bed until the wee hours of the night, trying to brave through the painful throbbing of a damaged tooth even for just an hour’s worth of shuteye—yep, we’ve all been there and it’s no fun! That’s why as adults, we’ve learned that skipping a 2-minute teeth cleaning ritual isn’t worth getting a head start on those z’s. As a way to educate people on the importance of dental care, as well as the prevention and treatment of teeth-related issues, we observe National Toothache Day every February 9th. However, as pet owners, we should care for our […]

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