Puppy Mill Awareness Day: Adopt, Don’t Shop!

Since 2004, the 3rd Saturday of September is National Puppy Mill Awareness Day!  Cities throughout the United States will be hosting events on September 21st highlighting the critical need to end all inhumane commercial dog breeding facilities known as puppy mills or puppy farms.  The Ugly Facts According to The Humane Society of the United States Read More >

7 Reasons to Clear the Shelters in Fairfax Virginia!

Join the nationwide pet adoption campaign to “Clear the Shelters” this Saturday, August 17th! Each year, approximately 6 million cats and dogs (including purebreds) enter American shelters according to PETA. Most of these animals are not “bad” animals, they’ve just had “bad luck.” Clear the Shelters: The Success Rate Over the past 5 years, rescues Read More >

How to keep your dog calm during New Year’s celebrations

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Ringing in the New Year, by definition, is very loud. Banging pots and pans, using noisemakers, and shouting countdowns can all be a bit too much for your dog. Even if your municipality doesn’t set off fireworks at midnight, thunderous bursts in the distance can still rattle your dog. Here’s what you can do to Read More >

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