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  1. Degu Discussion
    My little 12 year old sister wants a pet of some sort for her birthday in October. She mentioned a guinea pig but I've seen degus at the pet store before and they are so cute. Which would be easiest for her to care for and funnest for her to play with?? I have ferrets, I'd love to get her...
  2. General Animal Discussion
    Have you ever rescued a pet from and animal shelter, abusive home ect?
  3. Sugar Glider Discussion
    i would like to vent something,i will do this nicley as i can. i have two gliders here out of my crew of gliders who i have had the task of rehabilitating thanks to petstores. the first one has had her schedule messed up and thinks she is supposed to be a day glider. this is important to think...
  4. Bird Discussion
    Hello- I had a cockatiel once years ago; a friend no longer wanted to care for him and, well, she knew who to ask! I would love to have one again and there is a pair up for adoption at a local shelter. They were from the same home, but don't need to be placed together. I'm wondering if...
  5. Rescues and Shelters
    Second Chance Sheltie Rescue - http://www.dogwoodshelties.net/rescue/ Located in Jonesboro, the group provides rescue to Shelties and on occasion other breeds. Provides photographs and information on available dogs and links to other Sheltie rescues in the United States. Northeast Arkansas...
  6. Rescues and Shelters
    Humane Society of Santa Clara Valley - http://www.scvhumane.org/ Promoting respect for animal life through direct care and education. Photos of adoptable pets, available online giving, spay/neuter clinic, and information on its animal cruelty investigations department. The Sanctuary -...
  7. Rescues and Shelters
    Defenders Of Animals Helping sick, injured and homeless animals and defending the inalienable rights of both companion animals and wildlife through education, legal and legislative activism. Information on current legislation, list of ways to help, and membership opportunities. Located in...
  8. Dogs
    -and I'm not allowed pencils! All weekend I have been fussing because every time I turn around Sasha has a Kleenex in her mouth chewing it. And if you've ever had a dog-chewed Kleenex, you know how wonderful they feel. I've cleaned out trash cans, rolled toilet paper up as far as it would go...
  9. Cats
    LET A CAT HEAL YOUR HEART... ADOPT! With June in full bloom, Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Month (ASCM) is in full swing. Celebrated each June by the ASPCA's National Shelter Outreach department, the program is designed to bring attention to the many wonderful shelter cats across the country who are...
  10. General Rodent Chat
    6 IMPORTANT TOLL FREE NUMBERS EVERY PET OWNER SHOULD NOT LIVE WITHOUT Many times in life, help is so near that we often forget where to find it. It is so near and sometimes free that we just don't remember where we left such vital information. We even have an information overload yet we seem...
  11. Rescues
    AnimalTalk (1) 100 Ways To Help Animal Rescue/2-28-02 AnimalTalk Comments: No more excuses for not helping animal rescue --- especially the "I don't know how I can help" one. While the list below specifically addresses dog rescue, most of the items on it are equally applicable to cat rescue...
  12. Rabbit Discussion
    :D Oooooo Nooooooo I spotted another rabbit in need at my local shelter :( Its a little black lop and I can not stop thinking about her !I got a slight prob it's the Hubby ,he said no more ,,,,but he always sais that LOL :angel2: So maybe I should just go for it eh ?!I know that the hubby will...
  13. Rabbit Discussion
    :bounce: :lovies: :bounce: :bun1: I went to my local shelter today to bring the rabbits some treats. I like to do this once in a while because they sit in those cages for weeks on end with little or no attention:( Do not get me wrong the shelter takes good care of them but there is only so...
  14. Dogs
    A friend posted the following on another forum I frequent and I thought her message was a good one so I got permission to post it here: "We rescue dogs (and sometimes cats) as a hobby. After 101 Dalmations everyone wanted a dalmation. Right!! That is until you learned how much it would cost...
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