National Waterpark Day

National Waterpark Day

Grab your bathing suit and floaties because today is National Waterpark Day! The summer heat can be just as unbearable for dogs as it is for us humans. Just think about all that warm fur that dogs have to wear all day!  Let your pet cool off in the water and join in on today’s fun activities!   Visit A Dog-Only Waterpark in St. Louis Unfortunately, most waterparks are not pet-friendly and do not allow you to bring your pup along on your day trip.  Can you imagine all of the dog hair that would be in the pools? Yuck!  […]

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National Drive-Thru Day

National Drive-Thru Day

National Drive-Thru Day Today is National Drive-Thru Day, a day dedicated to the convenience of getting food without leaving your car!  America’s first drive-thru restaurant opened in 1947 ( and no, it wasn’t a McDonald’s).  It is claimed that Red’s Giant Hamburg on Route 66 in Springfield, Mo., developed the drive-through window service. Red’s closed in 1984, so the award for the longest-running burger drive-thru goes to the original In-N-Out Burger that opened in 1948 in the Los Angeles area. So who created this holiday?  The first drive-thru-focused chain restaurant opened in 1951 as Jack in the Box.  The original […]

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Episode 101 – Jessica Hiltner

Episode 101 – Jessica Hiltner

Jessica Hiltner is the founder of Real Dog Moms of Chicago and they have been doing amazing work in their local community. Partnering with animal rescues and shelters to raise money and help animals in need – raising a total of over $100,000 in just 18 months! They are focused on building community relationships with local businesses who have similar missions. Their hope one day is to open a senior dog sanctuary – tune in to see how you can help support their efforts today!  

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National Hammock Day

National Hammock Day

National Hammock Day Kick your feet up and relax because today is National Hammock Day! On July 22nd, enjoy the perks of summer by resting, swinging, or sleeping in a comfortable hammock under your favorite pair of trees.  We live in such a busy world, so it is so important to take the time to slow down from the hustle and bustle of daily life!   Hammock History…Did You Know? Did you know that hammocks were originally developed by Central and South American natives for sleeping? The first hammocks were made from tree bark, and later the bark was replaced […]

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 24 – Burlington Animal Services

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 24 – Burlington Animal Services

Burlington Animal Services is committed to ensuring the health, safety and, welfare of people and pets in their community through their commitment to public service, active enforcement of state and local laws, providing humane animal care, promoting responsible pet ownership and addressing pet overpopulation in Alamance County.  The staff has done an amazing job of expanding their foster program, improving their isolation and quarantine protocols, and increasing spay and neuter compliance of the community. To learn more about them & see when their new building will be opening check out their website or follow them on Facebook today!

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 23 – Pet Angels Rescue in Oklahoma

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 23 – Pet Angels Rescue in Oklahoma

Pet Angels Rescue in Guthrie, Oklahoma is making a difference in as many lives as possible. They have placed thousands of dogs, hundreds of cats, a few birds, bunnies, ferrets, chinchillas, and fully grown potbelly pigs. The community and volunteers at Pet Angels Rescue make things possible and they are always taking in new volunteers to help more and more animals find furever homes. They are dedicated to the sheltering and placement of animals and public education of animal care and dedicated to bringing people and animals together to enrich each others lives. Can you believe the transformation that Fin […]

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