Recycled Items Make Great DIY Pet Toys

Categories: PHS Blog

By Jacqui Dziak Whenever I go to HomeGoods, I can’t resist bringing home a cute stuffed toy for my Golden Retriever. She thanks me by ripping out every ounce of stuffing in under 5 minutes. If I spend $5 on the toy, it costs $1 a minute for her enjoyment- not a great ROI. Instead …

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How to celebrate National Dog Day (even if you don’t have a dog)

Categories: PHS Blog

This morning I treated my dogs (Madeline and Oliver) to a fun Dachshund’s Day out in honor of National Dog Day. I bring them to work with me every day anyway where they spend most of the day snoozing under my desk. This morning though, instead of coming directly into the office, I took them …

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Angel blossoms in a home

Categories: Adoption Stories

We had just lost one of our precious babies and weren’t quite ready to adopt again, however different signs were telling us that we needed to. So we set out to PHS to see the pups that needed a home. Immediately I found the girl that I knew was the one. She was a stray, …

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98 pets find new homes at Clear the Shelters event

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This last weekend’s Clear the Shelters event was an all-hands-on deck kind of day; we had dozens of staff and volunteers making good use of their match-making skills to find homes for 98 pets. Yes, you read that right. We were able to send 98 pets to new loving homes with excited animal lovers. (Insert …

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From kittens to a German Shepherd

Categories: Adoption Stories

Our journey began with 2 skinny kittens from different litters that their siblings were all adopted. They were the left overs and weighed barely 1 lb each. Through lots of love and persistent training, they are now 10 years old and spoiled rotten but never scratched furniture or curtains. People assume cats can’t be trained, …

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