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Letting go of your Foster

How to say bye to your Foster animal One of the things I noticed as the Foster-Rescue Coordinator at BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions in Houston, Texas is that people did not want to foster an animal because they were…

Fun Ways to Exercise your Cat

By Buddy Blouin They can be reclusive at times, love their independence, unresponsive to our commands despite knowing better, and impossible to truly control. I’m talking about toddlers of course. All jokes aside, despite their typical stereotypes, cats are wonderful…

5 Tips for traveling with your Pet!

By Buddy Blouin Traveling with your family has been a long time goal. You grew-up camping and the time is now to pass the tradition down to the next generation. There’s just one problem, what do you do about your…

Wagging Seniors: Why adopting a Senior dog may be a better fit for you!

Are you dying to have a dog but are not sure you have enough time to take care of him? Do you live in a small apartment that does not have a yard? Or are you still living with your…

How to Instagram your Pet

By Buddy Blouin If you’ve spent any time on social media at all, you’ll know these truths: politics are turning it into a wasteland, you know every meal your aunt has had for the last 4 years, and people love…

Pets never lie about love

Recently heartbroken, my animal-lover-self entered the store “Bow wow & Kity Too!” in San Francisco, and found a colorful work of art featuring a German Shepherd with the statement: “Dogs never lie about love”. I felt a little pain in…

Which Kind of Pet is Best for you?

Thinking about getting a pet? There are tons of things that one needs to consider before committing to adopting a pet. One of the most important aspects of adopting a pet is identifying how you’re going to mesh with the…

Everything You Need To Know About Service Dogs

Service Dogs The three different services your dog can get registered for are: traditional service, emotional support, and therapy. Now that you know the three different services I’ll go into more depth on each, starting with traditional service. Traditional Service…

Houston PetSet Gives Back

Houston PetSet Gives Back   June 6th 2017: Houston PetSet, an umbrella organization which provides grants to animal welfare-related organizations in the Houston area, along with philanthropist Jan Duncan, donated a total of $743,541 to the Harris County Animal Shelter…

Pet Rescue of the Month – June

Partners for Pets of Troy, IL It’s time to announce our next pet rescue of the month, Partners for Pets located in Troy, Illinois! Why we love this rescue? Just as so many rescues we have encountered, Partners for Pets…