SEC and Member Institutions monitor COVID-19

36 days ago SEC Staff Photo: SEC The health of our student-athletes, campus communities, fans and general public is an ongoing priority of the Southeastern Conference and its member institutions. The SEC continues to monitor the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and is in regular communications with member institutions and public health officials related to the spread of the disease. All SEC regular season conference and non-conference competitions beginning Thursday, March 12 were cancelled for the remainder Read more…

Can You Foster or Adopt During the Coronavirus Quarantine?

Adopt-A-Pet.com News < Can You Foster or Adopt During the Coronavirus Quarantine? Posted by Frances Vega on March 17th, 2020 Schools are closed, restaurants are closed, gatherings are limited, and many people are avoiding public places altogether — life as we know it has changed dramatically over the last few days thanks to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Unfortunately, animal shelters and rescues have also been impacted by the disruptions caused by COVID-19. Shelters Temporarily Closing Read more…

Pets and Coronavirus: Preparing to keep the whole family safe from COVID-19

If you’ve been keeping up with the news — or reading your Facebook timeline — you’ve likely heard about the coronavirus (officially named COVID-19) and may be wondering what actions to take to keep yourself safe. And if you’re a proud pet parent, you’re probably also wondering how your pets might be affected. The deadly virus that began as a handful of respiratory illnesses in central China has now made its way to more than Read more…

5 Ways to Give Your Dog the Best Walk on National Walk Your Dog Day

Best of Dog Basic Care < 5 Ways to Give Your Dog the Best Walk on National Walk Your Dog Day Posted by Frances Vega on February 22nd, 2020 Whether you have a Siberian Husky or a five-pound Chihuahua mix, chances are one of your pup’s favorite parts of the day is W-A-L-K time. It’s recommended you walk your dog at least once a day, but with today being National Walk Your Dog Day, right Read more…

Seresto® Circle of Love Granting $100,000 of Product in 2020

Grants < Seresto® Circle of Love Granting $100,000 of Product in 2020 Posted by Frances Vega on February 20th, 2020 In honor of National Love Your Pet Day, we are excited to announce we’re collaborating with Seresto® once again for the Circle of Love grant program. For the second year in a row, we will award a total of $100,000 in Seresto® product grants to help shelters and rescues more easily care for dogs and cats waiting Read more…

American Rescue Dog Show Adoption Marathon

Grants < American Rescue Dog Show Adoption Marathon Posted by Frances Vega on February 11th, 2020 We’ve teamed up with Hallmark Channel once again to celebrate rescue pets and all their unique talents.  This weekend, the network will premiere the third annual American Rescue Dog Show, where you’ll see talented pets show off their best in wiggling, their adorable underbites, and much more! You don’t want to miss all the cuteness, so tune in on Read more…

Adopt-a-Pet.com and Chewy Announce Integrated Partnership to Support Pet Adoption

Adopt-a-Pet.com and Chewy Announce Integrated Partnership to Support Pet Adoption Posted by Frances Vega on February 4th, 2020 The non-profit pet adoption charity and the leading online pet retailer will together be able to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of homeless pets. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website, and Chewy, Inc., the trusted online destination for pet parents, have teamed up to help more shelter pets find their loving forever Read more…

Golden Retriever who weighed twice his suggested weight gets a major glow up

When Kelsey began looking for a pet to adopt, she didn’t know or expect the life-changing journey she was about to embark on with one very special dog.  At the start of her search, all Kelsey knew for certain was that she wanted a large, lovable dog. After receiving multiple emails and alerts from Adopt-a-Pet.com about adoptable dogs in her area, she finally laid eyes on a Golden Retriever named Phil. As soon as she Read more…

5 Reasons Cats Are Given Up for Adoption — and How to Avoid These Problems

Article reposted with permission from Vetstreet. Written by Dr. Marty Becker, DVM. My career as a veterinarian — and really, my entire life — has been all about celebrating what I call “The Bond,” that amazing connection we have with our pets. But even as I’ve made a life’s work out of The Bond, I am keenly aware that it sometimes breaks, landing pets in shelters where they hope for new homes. The good news is Read more…

7 Adoptable Pets That Look Like Baby Yoda

Adopt-A-Pet.com News < 7 Adoptable Pets That Look Like Baby Yoda Posted by Emily Wallace on December 11th, 2019 By now, we’ve all come to know and love Baby Yoda. He’s cute, he’s meme-able, he’s blowing up the internet. Who wouldn’t want to adopt a pet that looks just like him? Check out these 7 super cute, super adoptable pets that look like Baby Yoda. The force is strong with these ones. 1. Baby Yoda’s Read more…