Pet Disaster Preparedness

As we all prepare for Hurricane Dorian heading to North Carolina, we stock up on food, water, and supplies for the human family….but what about our pets? Our dogs are always dependent on us for basic care, but that’s even more critical during a natural disaster. Remember the three “P’s” to succeed – Plan, Prepare […]

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Dog Socialization

What is socialization? When people hear the world “socialization,” dog to dog interaction specially comes to mind. That’s what socialization means, right? According to the Merriam-Webster definition, socialization means “social interaction with others.” This is another great example of anthropomorphism, or how people will give human-like characteristics to dogs, because dog socialization is much more […]

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“Clear the Shelters” 2019 in NC

About Clear the Shelter This event originally started in Texas under the name “Empty the Shelters” where euthanasia rates are some of the highest in the United States. According to a study, 144,000 animals were killed in the state of Texas in 2018 alone. The “Clear the Shelters” event was started in 2015 as a […]

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