Giving Back — General Info
Looking Back But Moving Forward
In the first blog post (in 2017) I published a list of animal-welfare organizations that I wanted everyone to know about. Now that it's 2020, it's time to update the list with organizations mentioned in the last three years, as well as some new additions:Alley Cat AlliesAnimal Law & Statutes of LimitationsAnimal Legal Defense FundAmerican HumaneBeagle Freedom ProjectChicago Bird Collision MonitorsThe Elephant SanctuaryGiraffe Conservation FoundationGreyhounds OnlyGuardians of RescueThe Honeybee ConservancyMontana Grizzly EncounterNational Anti-Vivisection SocietyA big thanks to friends and readers who contributed to this second list, and an even bigger thanks to anyone dedicated to helping this world to be a better place.
Winter Can Be Hard on Pets
If you have pets and live in a place with cold winters, please read these 5 tips from the Humane Society regarding winter pet care: 1) Keep pets shelteredKeep your pets inside with you and your family. Under no circumstances should pet cats be left outdoors, even if they roam outside during other seasons. Dogs are happiest when taken out frequently for walks and exercise, but kept inside the rest of the time. Don't leave pets outdoors when the temperature drops. If your dog is outdoors much of the day for any reason, they must be protected by a dry, draft-free shelter that is large...