Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 42 – Humane Society of Pikes Peak Region

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 42 – Humane Society of Pikes Peak Region

Founded in 1949, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is the largest animal welfare group for homeless and abused animals in Southern Colorado. Their mission is to create a compassionate community where animals and people are cared for and valued. Passionate and dedicated staff care for animals in distress, provide medical care for abused and injured animals, reunite lost pets with their owners, find loving homes for homeless animals, and investigate animal cruelty and enforce animal ordinances. Website: https://www.hsppr.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/humanesocietypikespeakregion/

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How to Have a Pet-Friendly Thanksgiving

How to Have a Pet-Friendly Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the most treasured holidays in the United States—it’s also one of the busiest. Everything, from grocery shopping and food prepping to setting up home decorations and sending out invitations, needs careful planning. However, for pet parents, there are a few more things to consider. Thanksgiving is a food-centered celebration and with most pets being avid eaters, it’s so easy for them to accidentally ingest something that they shouldn’t. On top of that, strangers going in and out of the household can lead to feelings of stress, anxiety, and discomfort to some pets. We believe that pets […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 41 – MidSouth Animal Welfare Foundation

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 41 – MidSouth Animal Welfare Foundation

The Midsouth Animal Welfare Foundation is a nonprofit organization run by volunteers and was founded in 2017 in NE Mississippi. This organization works very hard to reduce the number of litters in their community by offering a low-cost spay and neuter clinic once a week in Corinth, MS. All the proceeds from performing surgeries help fund their future mobile clinic. They have set a goal for themselves this year, to raise $75,000 to purchase a mobile unit that will allow them to provide low-cost spay and neuter services to underserved areas. Email: midsouthanimalwelfare@gmail.com Website: https://www.midsouthanimalwelfare.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midsouthanimalwelfare/

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Episode 119 – Dr. Jennifer Conrad

Episode 119 – Dr. Jennifer Conrad

Dr. Jennifer Conrad is a passionate animal welfare advocate who has cared for wildlife on six continents for over two decades. Currently, Dr. Conrad’s professional responsibilities are divided between working with nonprofit wildlife sanctuaries for unwanted and abused animals in southern California and administering her own company, Vet to the (Real) Stars, which provides humane veterinary care to animals appearing in television and movies. In her former role as head veterinarian at a wildlife sanctuary, Dr. Conrad founded the Paw Project, which rehabilitates big cats, such as lions, tigers, cougars and jaguars maimed by declawing. Check out their movie! Website: https://pawproject.org/ […]

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Did you know that goldfish can lose their color and turn completely white?

Did you know that goldfish can lose their color and turn completely white?

Goldfish The goldfish is a freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae of order Cypriniformes. It is one of the most commonly kept aquarium fish. A relatively small member of the carp family, the goldfish is native to East Asia. It was first selectively bred in ancient China more than 1,000 years ago, and several distinct breeds have since been developed. Goldfish breeds vary greatly in size, body shape, fin configuration and coloration (various combinations of white, yellow, orange, red, brown, and black are known). As of April 2008, the largest goldfish in the world was believed by the BBC to measure 19 inches and to be living in the Netherlands. At the time, a goldfish named “Goldie”, […]

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National Sardines Day

National Sardines Day

Packed in olive oil, tomato sauce, water, butter, or even mustard, sardines are one of the most widely consumed foods in the world. Although not everyone is a fan of their texture and smell, sardines are favored by most because of how inexpensive and convenient they are. However, that’s not all. Sardines are also known for being packed with vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B12, which helps maintain normal brain and nerve function, and copper, which helps the body create healthy red blood cells. Who knew such a tiny fish could have so many health benefits, right? In celebration of […]

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