Leap year is a special year for anyone born on February 29. Dr. Pet Mom is also celebrating a special day in the last week of February. February 24 marks the first anniversary of Dr. Pet Mom!!!
First of all, a big THANK YOU! to all my Dr. Pet Mom followers on social media. Every pet parent deserves recognition for helping a pet. Anything we can do to help animals is a good thing. And thanks to you, our pet parent community is growing.
It feels great to celebrate and build on our six-month milestones.
Let’s look at the highlights from 2019.
106 blogs: We’re holding steady at two blogs each week for 52 weeks – that’s 106 blogs published to date. Readers can learn about pet safety tips, or the best peanut butter for their doggy.
Our fun reads include interviews with other animals lovers and organizations that do the day-to-day work of saving animals in shelters and rescues.
3,000 social media postings: Daily social media postings from co-founder and Dr. Pet Mom’s Director of Imagination and Technology @SocialClaude, who estimates 3,000 social media posts during our first year (average of eight social media postings a day).
New book on adopting senior and special needs pets! My book will launch in Spring 2020. This one is a biggie project for me. When I started writing this summer, I had no idea if I could finish within a year.
But now my book is in the final stages. I’m preparing for virtual tours, podcasts, and speaking events. More updates and blogs to follow on this exciting project!!
Sewing machine donation from Brother Sewing Machines. THANK YOU Brother, for the wonderful quilting sewing machine!! The gift was a true lifesaver as my 20-year-old Singer gave out. The new sewing machine helps me sew quilts easier and faster.
More than that, I can keep sewing more small kennel quilts for homeless animals! 🙂
Over 100 quits! I’m a virtual volunteer for the TQPM Small Kennel Quilt Team. Since I started making quilts last summer, I’ve donated over 100 quilts to animal rescue and shelters around the country.
In 2019, wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, and flooding left many animals homeless. The hurricane season lasts from June until October in many areas around the country.
I’m happy to make as many quilts as possible to keep homeless animals warm until they find their forever homes. To date, I’ve donated quilts to several groups including:
- Bark and Roll Rescue Companions
- Blue Mountain Humane Society
- Charleston Animal Society
- Helping Animals Live and Overcome
- Humane Society of Clark County
- Humane Society of Pulaski County
- Humane Society of Sonoma County
- Humane Society of Southeast Texas
- Michigan Humane Society
- Michigan Humane Society Westland
- Midwestern Animal Rescue Services
- Mississippi Animal Rescue League
- Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League
- SPCA of Wake County
- Safe Haven for CATS
- Shreveport Bossier Animal Rescue
- St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center
- Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter
- Ventura County Animal Services
- West Valley Animal Shelter
- Whispering Willows Senior Dog Sanctuary
Other highlights includes my volunteer work to help adopt cats from a local cat rescue. I also help socialize rescue dogs for a local animal rescue that transports dogs from high-kill areas in the southeast.
Holiday Heroes was introduced at Christmas. I interviewed some of the hard-working staff for animal rescue groups.
Our Community Pets section is growing thanks to more pet parents sharing photos of their furry family members!
Invite to join a community of 600 plus book reviewers for a large book publishing firm for independent authors and writing professionals.
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THANK YOU again for joining Dr. Pet Mom’s pet parents community!
We are proud, happy and thrilled to reach our one-year milestone! 🙂
Thanks for stopping by!
Dr. Pet Mom
“Having my animals or my children with me exorcises that feeling of not being wanted.”