It’s The Pits: Pit Bull Awareness Day is Oct. 26th

In the opening credits of a popular Animal Planet reality series, Tia Maria Torres of Villa Lobos Rescue Center says she runs a shelter for the world’s “most misunderstood breed of dog.” She’s talking about the dogs known as “pit bulls”— and she is right. It wasn’t always that way: a little over 100 years […]

No Littering! World Spay Day is Feb. 26th

HThis important day recognizes the vital role spay (and neuter) procedures play in controlling the pet population. Millions of dogs and cats go homeless each year in our country, but the number is decreasing slowly as more people understand the importance of altering their pets. In addition to preventing unwanted litters, spaying and neutering also […]

National Dog Day (August 26)

Today is National Dog Day, a day to honor all the fantastic pups in our families and all the dogs working hard with law enforcement and as companion pets. There are so many dogs in shelters that need homes, and if you’re considering adopting a new pet, we encourage you to look for dogs in […]