February Pet Awareness Days πŸ—“οΈ

February is a month right in the heart of winter. This month we’re celebrating how to train your dog, dental health for pets, and responsible pet ownership.

The biggest highlight of the month is the Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The shows runs from February 10 and 11.

Another cool thing about the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is that each breed has an associated rescue group. Be there in person if you can, but the event will also be televised.

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How Pet Parents Can Pay It Forward 😊

You’ve been blessed with a nice kitty, birdie or doggy as a pet. Below are some ideas on how to repay the love your pets give you, by helping the larger pet community…

If you find this information useful, please share on social media. Thanks! 😎

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Dr. Pet Mom Update: New Book For Pet Parents πŸ“š

I’m very excited to share some news about a Dr. Pet Mom project! This year, I’m writing a book for pets and their pet people. Pet parents everywhere want to give their pets a good life. And pet parenting is a big responsibility for anyone.

Our mission is to create a pet parent community to encourage adoption of rescue and shelter animals. We want to help pets find their forever homes. I’m working hard to keep this promise to members of my pet parent community.

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Holiday Heroes: Build, Climb, Fly and Work to Save Animals 😊

Greetings and HAPPY HOLIDAYS! This week, Dr. Pet Mom is taking a break from conducting interviews. I discovered some organizations that help homeless pets in different ways.

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Pets For Life in Pet Service Deserts 🐱 🐢 πŸ‡ 🦜

Have you ever heard of a pet service desert? It’s a community where services for pets are not available or affordable. Families in pet service deserts live in low-income areas. But the Humane Society of the US (HSUS) Pets For Life (PFL) program is working to close the gap in pet wellness services.

Poverty creates barriers in access to health care, quality food and veterinary care. One source noted and that the “extreme lack of access to pet resources is a national crisis” that is often ignored.

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Writing For Pets: How Am I Doing? πŸ€”

Animals are Mother Nature’s gift to the world. Animals bring us joy, make us laugh, cry, and feel human. They help us survive – giving is in their DNA.

For many reasons, I’m happy to discover my alter ego, Dr. Pet Mom. Behind the scenes, I’m reticent about my life. But when it comes to animals, I come out of the shadows.

My face lights up with an easy smile. It’s my natural reaction to animals. Coming out of the shadows also means writing a book to help animals. So how am I doing?

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Halloween Pet Safety πŸŽƒ

Halloween can be a fun time of the year! Pet parents love to dress up their furry friends in costumes of all kinds.

Your pets may want to wear outfits, but pet parents should be aware of some Halloween hazards…

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Volunteering For Pets 🐱 🦜 🐢

In a few weeks, it will be time to change the clocks again. Changing the time reminds me that the holiday season is right around the corner! It’s only October. But if you love shopping, you can find Black Friday and shop-early-for-Christmas sales in the stores this month.

I’m also thinking of other ways to make the holidays meaningful for my animal friends and pet parent community.

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Celebrating Dr. Pet Mom’s Six Month Milestones! πŸ₯³

August is winding down and we’ll soon be into the fall season. A time for transition is in the air. Looking back, it’s been six months since the launch of our Dr. Pet Mom website.

Six months. Time to look at where we are today, new projects and future plans for Dr. Pet Mom.

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