Our 2020 HomeSafe™ Lost Pet Report
According to the BCSPCA, 1 in 3 pets will become lost in their lifetime. That means over 1 million dogs or cats go missing each year across Canada. Even more heartbreaking – 80% of these lost pets will not be reunited with their owners. We hate that number, so we decided to do something about it.
A Few Weeks of Fostering Can Make a Lifetime of Difference
Miranda, the Foster Program Coordinator at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, shares how she found her passion for animal welfare by volunteering with shelter animals and why she made it her full-time job.
Who Let the Dog Out? Our Ridealong with Animal Rescue
We ride shotgun with Animal Rescue Officer Ted Adams as he responds to a found pet call in Spokane County, Washington. See what it’s like for the men and women who dedicate their lives to animal protection.
How You Can Help Shelters This Kitten Season
VIDEO (1:51) – Our friends at the Kingston Humane Society explain what “Kitten Season” is and how you can help shelters deal with the annual influx of stray cats right now.Across North America each spring, local animal shelters find themselves inundated with stray kittens and cats.Animal shelters call this time[…]
Sheltering Our Most Vulnerable Pets
Lost, sick, abused or abandoned, these are animals at their most vulnerable. So how can you help? You already have. By purchasing your mandatory pet licence, animal shelters receive the funds they desperately need to provide quality care to vulnerable animals.
How to Make a Pet Emergency Preparedness Kit
When an emergency strikes, it’s important that you and your family are ready for anything. Having all the essentials your pet could need ready to go in the event of a disaster can give you peace of mind. You can purchase premade Emergency kits, but you can also assemble your[…]
How To Save On Pet Expenses
Being a pet owner can be pricey, here are some tips to help you get more bark for your buck! Health: Vet bills can be expensive. One way to avoid a surprise expense at the vet is by taking good care of your pet’s health with preventative measures. Clean Teeth,[…]
Toxic Plants Your Pets Should Avoid
From Your Flowerbed: Lillies: There are several kinds of lilies, with varying degrees of toxicity that should be avoided by all your pets, especially your feline friends. High toxicity (star lily, glory lily, lily of the valley) Kidney failure (swollen abdomen – fluid retention, unusual urination – marked increase or[…]
Living With Both Cats and Dogs
We’ve all heard the term “fighting like cats and dogs” but does it have to be that way? Can cats and dogs live together in harmony? You bet! Here are some ways you can make cohabiting and even introductions the best they can be. The More The Merrier! Having a home[…]