volunteering

  • Do I have to read another post about helping animals?

    Do I have to read another post about helping animals?

    Why does hearing that oft-repeated sentiment — "When you volunteer at an animal shelter, you get so much more than you give!" — make me want to cringe?

  • Many ways to support your local shelter

    Many ways to support your local shelter

    This article courtesy of woofreport.com. Thank goodness pets can’t read. It would just break their hearts to see Petfinder.com’s most recent shelter and rescue group survey results. Though they may not contribute to the current economic crisis, America’s family pets are feeling its wrath. As much as 84% of Petfinder.com’s animal shelters and rescue groups […]

  • CNN ponders the rainbow bridge, asking: Do pets go to heaven?

    CNN ponders the rainbow bridge, asking: Do pets go to heaven?

    On CNN’s homepage Monday, along with the headlines about Obama’s tax deal and the future of WikiLeaks, was the link to this article: Where does Fido go when he dies? I clicked, curious for the findings from respected CNN journalists. (If CNN reports it, it’s got to be true, right?) I got no firm answers, […]