December 10, 2016

Puttin’ On The Poodle – November 1st, 2016

Save the Date for the Florida Poodle Rescue is having it’s Third Annual “Puttin’ on the Poodle” fundraiser luncheon! When: Tuesday, November 1 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Where: Michael’s On East, 1212 East Avenue South Sarasota FL There will be a specially prepared lunch by Michael’s skillful kitchen, live and silent auction for […]

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Taupey – A Schnoodle!

Taupey is an adorable one year old Schnoodle aka poodle-mini-schnauzer mix.  She is just under 10 lbs and is a family dog.  In her current foster home, Taupey is living peacefully with small children and another small dog.    She’s remarkably quiet and loves a good snuggle. As you may know Schnoodles are hypo-allergenic, so […]

Getting Social With Your Dog

If you have a friendly, out-going dog being in a social setting with other dogs requires extra vigilance.   We can’t assume that every dog wants to say hello or engage.   Always ask the owner before approaching a strange dog. Look for yellow ribbons on leashes – the ribbons are a signal to “steer […]

Hair of the Dog 2016

Gimme Shelter Pets’ Annual Hair of The Dog fundraiser was held at Beulah on September 16.   Attendees supporting Michelle Sampson’s rescue were treated to sumptuous specialities of Beulah; pizza, spinach tarts, and bruschetta. Intricate henna tatoos adorned arms and shoulders in the crowd.   A friendly game of cards was played in the kitschy, […]

The Daily Bone – The Secret to Potty Training

Potty Training – maybe the single most important challenge and definitely one of the first that you will take on while raising your dog. Here are 3 key tips to remember and employ every single day: Routine:   Feed and walk your dog at the same time every day. Routine:   Your dog’s crate is […]

Is your Dog over this Rain and Thunder?

by Lauren R. Tharp Thunder, lightening, and scared dogs all seem to go hand-in-hand.  But what can we do, as pet owners, to calm our poor quaking pups? Coddling VS. Ignoring: The Two Most Common Methods Face Off Opinions differ on this matter: Some say to coddle the dog while others say to ignore it.  […]

Sarasota Dog Meetup – Saturday at Lakeview Paw Park

This Saturday the Sarasota Dog Meetup group will be romping and playing at the Lakeview Paw Park! This park has ample space for both large and small dogs, water and usually is stocked with bags. The Sarasota Dog Meetup group meets regularly to socialize our dogs, meet other like-minded people and to enjoy the dog-friendly […]

Extra TLC for Senior Dogs

If your dog has reached senior status, he or she may need just a little extra attention to make life easier. Here are some tips from Dr. Anne Chauvet of Critical Vet Care. Memory foam or egg crate bedding can help to cushion sore and tired muscles and joints If you have a step down […]

It’s never too early to book your pet sitter

Traveling around the holidays is always stressful. Knowing that your pet is in good hands can relieve at least some of that anxiety. Really good pet sitters often get booked up early. Here are some trusted resources that you can rely on to take care of your dogs and other pets when you are enjoying […]

Wilson – Adoptable Shih-Tzu

WILSON HAS BEEN ADOPTED! Have you ever felt like you were on a desert island? Alone with no one to talk to? Wilson, this adoptable Shih-Tzu can change all that in a heartbeat. He is unable to bear weight on his right rear leg from an old injury. Wilson gets along just fine and it […]