Celebrating Labrador Retrievers: America’s Most Popular Dog Breed πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ†

Did you know that according the American Kennel Club for the past 28 years that the Labrador Retriever is America’s most popular dog breed? Let’s celebrate these nice doggies with some pics!

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Honoring Our Brave K-9 Veterans on March 13 πŸŽ–οΈ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

We have many reasons to celebrate everything our doggy friends do for us. March 13 is a day set aside to honor the service and sacrifices of American military and working dogs throughout history. March 13 was National K-9 Veterans Day in honor of military service and working dogs in the United States military.

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Indeed! 😁

With all the way serious things going on I thought something light would be a welcome break. Back in 2010 Dr. Pet Mom and I were in Boston and I snapped the following photos…

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Rescuing Thoroughbred Racehorses in New Jersey 🐎

March 1 was National Horse Rescue Day. It’s a day to bring awareness to the plight of horses in America and beyond and help the thousands of unwanted horses in this country to find forever homes.

Here’s a story about a person dedicated to helping thoroughbred horses. When these horse retire from racing, their lives can quickly end. But one horse lover helps to retrain, rescue, and adopt these lovely animals to give them a better quality of life.

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Celebrating Wangari Maathai Day πŸ₯³

March is Women’s History Month and March 3 is Wangari Maathai Day. In celebration of women everywhere, here’s my post about one of my heroines, Wangari Maathai.

“A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.” –Hal Borland

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Pet Food Pantries and Food Banks πŸ₯«

In January 2018, the Care2 Petitions claimed that 235,00 people signed a petition to include pet food in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. The petition on Care2 Petitions asked the USDA to expand its SNAP food policy to include pet food. (The petition was closed in 2018.)

Although the petition went viral, it was not likely to influence or change USDA’s policy on SNAP benefits.

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Welcome to Dr. Pet Mom! πŸ₯³

Welcome to the home of Dr. Pet Mom! We’re a community for all pet parents and pet lovers. We share our stories about pet joy, animal heroes, pet adoptions, pet parent families, pet celebration days, and more! We’ll highlight the joy and happiness that pets bring to our lives. 😍

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