Entries by Laura Rice

Ask Crystal: Pet Care Tips for While You Travel

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I just adopted a dog from Blue Ridge Humane Society. I have a vacation planned for this summer and I am not sure what to do with him. […]

Ask Crystal: Snack Stealing Pup

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Hi Crystal, My pup is always jumping up on the counters and stealing snacks. We have tried telling her no but she keeps doing it. She tries to steal the […]

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Meet Toby!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Toby! If dogs could talk, we’re sure that Toby, or Toby the Terrific Tripod, would have an amazing story to tell. He ended up as a stray with a leg already amputated, and we have no idea what happened. We imagine one could work this to your advantage for those […]

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Rodney’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Rodney Dangercat! Jean is one of our awesome fosters who has opened her home to countless kittens over the years. When a scruffy little singleton with an eye infection came along last kitten season, Jean didn’t hesitate to give the kitten, who we named Rodney, a place to grow big and […]

Ask Crystal: 10 Rainy Day Activities for Your Dog

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, All if this rain has really put a damper on the exercise I am able to give my dog. I feel like it rains every other day and […]

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Meet Mumbles!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Mumbles! Mumbles is a pretty appropriate name for low-key dude. If he could talk, we’d imagine he’d have Godfather-esque vibe going on, complete with a strict moral code of family loyalty. Mumbles is the current foster kitty at Wild Birds Unlimited, where it’s reported that he’s just a sweet, mellow […]

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Meet Cricket!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Cricket! In many ways, 7 month old Cricket is many people’s dog dream come true. A young pup with lots of energy and training potential, but that’s already housebroken and crate-trained…yes please! Think of her as a teenager working through her those awkward stages. With the right guidance, she’s sure […]

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What To Do If You Find Kittens

During high kitten season in the spring and summer, it’s not unusual to discover unattended kittens or a single kitten seemingly abandoned by the mother. You want to help, right? Before jumping to the rescue, WAIT! There’s a lot to consider when deciding if a kitten needs help. All too often, well-meaning people do more […]