January 6 is National Cuddle Up Day If you’re like us, you don’t need someone to establish a national day just to tell you to cuddle up with your favorite furry friend. Whether you’re cuddling your dog on your couch, or snuggling in with your cats in your bed, there are a lot of good reasons to cherish this day and make it a weekly thing instead of an annual one. Cuddling reduces stress – both for you and your animals! A quick google search will tell you all you need to know about the benefits of cuddling with your […]
Ramon Castellanos joins us today to talk about his start in the animal welfare world. In addition to leading the research and development team at Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary in New Mexico he also plans and implements habitat modifications. He talks to us about why wolf sanctuaries are necessary and how the wolves end up joining them. They also have a wonderful educational program which allows you to get up close and personal with a few of their star wolves!
Animal rescues are dedicated volunteers with a passion for animals. We are going to round out our year with a common misconception that has plagued animal rescuers far and wide for many decades. We’re not sure why but somehow there is a myth out there that local animal rescue organizations pay their volunteers for what they do. Myth: Animal rescuers get paid for saving animals We have explained before the difference between animal rescue organizations and your local animal shelter, and likely this is where this myth originated. Most, but not all, animal shelters have paid staff that help […]
Your local animal shelter has plenty of underdogs It’s getting closer to Christmas and time to celebrate national underdog day. Established by Peter Moeller in 1976, Underdog Day was originally designed to celebrate unlikely and unsung heroes of movies, sports, and of course anyone in life that felt they were…well and underdog. But we think that today is a great day to celebrate the often-overlooked underdogs. Those dogs that are stuck in animal shelters across the country without a loving, caring, forever home to care for them. Shelter dogs are the national underdogs While the numbers are not perfectly […]
Animal rescues are volunteers with a passion for animals We’ve talked before about the amazing people that make up animal rescue organizations across the country. These rescuers are passionate about animals and ingenious about finding new ways to stretch a dollar. But a common misconception is that the volunteers that work for and make up animal rescue organizations have professional training and resources to be up to speed on the latest best practices and that’s not usually the case. Myth: Animal Rescue organizations receive training for their operations We’ll start this out with our normal disclaimer that we are not […]
FetchFind was selected as one of the top five most innovative pet care companies via the Purina Pet Care Innovation Prize, completed a successful crowdfunding campaign on Republic, and increased their market share with the acquisition of PawedIn. With nearly 25 years in the pet industry, Jamie shares with us her passion for animals and what started her down this path of helping those without a voice.