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Archive for 'Pet Adoption'

Super Smiley on National Mutt Day!

July 31, 2015

July 31 is my favorite holiday of all! I’m Super Smiley, blog dog, and I’m a mutt! Mutts have been among us, protecting people, making them laugh, and giving love for a long, long time. Old Yeller from the classic film “Old Yeller” was a mutt! The original Benji from the movie “Benji” was a mutt! Here are my top 5 reasons to adopt a…  

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Sandy’s Top 7 Rescues She Loves

July 28, 2015

There are, thankfully, more than 12,000 rescue groups and shelters across the country all working toward the same goal of finding every pet in their care a forever home and ultimately declaring America a no-kill nation. They all do amazing work, thanks to tireless volunteers who offer their help and support to a small nucleus of professionals by comparison. This post recognizes some of the…  

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Rescues We Love: Donkey Tales

June 12, 2015

It all started with one forlorn little donkey. The plan was that Lura and Scott Shehan were just going to look at some horse tack. Things got sidetracked when Scott’s wife suggested they tour the animal sale barn. That’s when they spotted him. “He was skinny, scared and the kids were laughing at him,” recalls Scott. “That’s what got to my wife. She said, ‘We…  

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June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June 01, 2015

Adopting a pet, particularly a cat, is never a decision that should be made “on the run.” Generally speaking, dogs are more outgoing than cats, thus it’s much easier to get a snapshot of their personalities in a shelter environment. Cats, by nature, are often shy with strangers in a shelter environment and this tends to make them more reticent. Because June is Adopt a…  

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