American Shelter Dogs: It’s What’s On the Inside

American Shelter Dogs: It’s What’s On the Inside

​Growing up, you may have had a dog that was just “the best.” We all have had that dog. That dog that would jump into the lake with you when you went swimming, or would fetch with a bottomless reserve of energy, or would just curl up next to you and take naps. Maybe...
March is Poison Prevention Month

March is Poison Prevention Month

Awareness is the key to preventing poisoning emergencies. Almost 91 percent of calls to Pet Poison Helpline in involved dogs – a testament to dogs’ curious nature and indifference to eating just about anything. Of these calls, nearly half were for dogs that ingested...
Help!  My Critter Won’t Use The Litter!

Help! My Critter Won’t Use The Litter!

By Becca Morgan Many people call to surrender their cat for not using their litter box.  There are many reasons why cats exhibit inappropriate elimination.  Often while gathering details, through a myriad of questions regarding litterbox cleanliness, type of litter,...
What Is So Special About Food?

What Is So Special About Food?

By Becca Morgan   Cats, like people, sometimes require a special diet. I don’t mean doing keto or going vegan but a diet to improve their quality of life. These foods are typically prescribed by a veterinarian when a cat is suffering from a food allergy,...
Teaching Kindness

Teaching Kindness

by Rachel Rossiter Education is one of the three pillars supporting Animal Care Sanctuary’s mission.   We believe that in order to be a better friend to animals, we must create a more respectful and compassionate community. Humane education teaches how to establish a...
Intern Opportunities Await!

Intern Opportunities Await!

Studying or want to study pre-veterinary science, animal science, shelter medicine/management or related field? Then the Animal Care Sanctuary’s Pre-Veterinary Internship Program might be for you – and don’t take our word for it. “This summer has been the most...

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