Month: January 2019

Meet K94Keeps

K94Keeps is  a 100% foster-based, volunteer run 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to dog rescue. We believe rescue should begin with education to support positive, forever relationships- bringing a dog into your home should be a lifelong commitment. We also believe that once you adopt a dog from us, you are part of OUR family. K94Keeps Read More

The Puppy Mill Project

Written by: Susan Banach (event planner for the Puppy Mill Project)

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Recently a friend told me she had bought her dog from a pet store. The store clerk claimed it came from a “reputable breeder” and gave her the dog’s papers and a photo of his mother and father. The store is part of one of the major corporate pet store chains, who routinely source their dogs from puppy mills, aka mass commercial breeders. When she took her new puppy to her veterinarian she was told that her new pet was ill. She contacted the pet store and was told that the store was no longer responsible because she had broken the contract by using an outside veterinarian. Read More

A Dog’s New Year Resolution.

written by: Side By Side Pet Food

This Year, Help Your Pet Get Healthier & Live Longer

Take The Whole Food Pledge!

Ahhh New Year’s Resolutions – a time to eat healthier, cut the sugar, ditch the booze, sleep more, get to the gym, floss (your teeth not the dance, but if that’s one of your resolutions… that’s cool too, you do you!) Every year millions of people make a commitment to themselves to get healthier, but what about our pets? Often times we forget to apply these same philosophies to our beloved fur babies, but not this year! This year is going to be the year your dog will feel better than ever, jump higher, run faster & add years to their life. Seem crazy? It’s not. The length & quality of their life starts in their bowls and in their bellies.

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Meet Fetching Tails Foundation!

written by: Kristen Gottschalk co-founder

Fetching Tails Foundation is a 501c3 Illinois based non-breed specific rescue committed to saving dogs regardless of breed, age, and physical ability. Our foundation is committed to lowering euthanasia rates by rescuing adoptable dogs from high kill shelters and other animal intake facilities and placing them in approved adopted homes. We are dedicated to helping our community through educational programs and combined efforts for spay & neuter clinics.

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