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Posts by Kristen, shelter outreach

This April we have been highlighting all the different types of cat parents and now we’re celebrating with a live expert Q&A on our Facebook page! If you or someone you know is adding a new cat to your home, join us Tuesday, April 30th from 12-1 p.m. ET for Bringing …

Happy Adopt-A-Rescued-Guinea Pig Month!! Ever wonder just what goes into caring for Guinea Pigs and other small pets? Can a small pet live safely with a dog or cat? What is an appropriate diet? or just what DOES their behavior mean? Well join us and find out! We will be holding a …

Hop to adopt and help us celebrate Adopt-A-Rescued-Rabbit Month! Ever wonder what is involved in caring for a rabbit? Whether to adopt one bun or two? Or just what DOES your bunny’s behavior mean?? Well, join us and Ask the Expert as we host a very special Rabbit Adoption and …

As everyone is getting excited for the upcoming Super Bowl,  I wondered what sort of Super Bowl inspired pet names we had on the site.  There were quite a few!  Check out the adorable adoptables below that share their names with some of the Super Bowl line up!  

Chewy, my exuberant and incredibly friendly Corgi?/Cattle Dog?/Basenji?/ YourGuessIsAsGoodAsMineEvenAfterTheDNATest? mix  loves, loves, LOVES to shower all who enter our house with his special brand of Chewy affection. Although he’s very sweet, Chew’s excitement over seeing his friends can sometimes become a bit over the top as he decides that many …

So several weeks after sending Chewy’s cheek swab to the makers of the Canine Heritage Breed Test, the mailman brought me a lovely certificate with a photo of Chewy’s equally lovely face printed right on it. And while 50% of the results were somewhat expected the other 50% were quite surprising!

My rescue dog Chewy has submitted his dog DNA for testing! Can you guess his breed?