Pet Calendar: International Homeless Pets Day

August 20 is International Homeless Pets Day and it is a day to celebrate taking care of our own pets, finding homes for homeless pets and celebrating the work that shelter operators and rescues perform with pets awaiting their forever homes. International Homeless Animals Day has its origins when the International Society for Animal Rights

Pet Calendar: Social PETworking Month

Pet Calendar: Social PETworking Month By Robbi Hess ~ Managing Editor Pet Calendar, Crimeless Cat Executive Story Editor, Chief Cat Herder  Yes, you read that right, social PETworking — a take on NETworking that us humans do, but this is focused on pet lovers using the power of social media to help adoptable pets find

Pet Calendar: Pet Sitters Week

By Robbi Hess ~ Managing Editor Pet Calendar, Crimeless Cat Executive Story Editor, Chief Cat Herder  You have to leave your beloved pets at home while you go on vacation or in for a hospital stay or any number of reasons. What can you do if you simply don’t want to board your pets? How

Pet Calendar: Benefits Of Training Your Dog

Did you know the number one reason that many dogs don’t get adopted from shelters? It’s because they lack training to be a good family member. Bernice, a young volunteer at Pet Orphans took it upon herself to work with and train Tony the puppy so he could find a forever home. Watch this video