I’ve suffered from depression for over twenty years. I’ve been on every medication, tried every treatment. It took a long time to find the right combination for me, but I’m happy to say I’ve remained major-depressive-episode free for almost five years now. That’s a big deal. But I still get down from time to time. Lately, I’ve been in bit of a funk and realized I’ve been slacking on my self care. While medication and therapy were the two biggest factors in treating my depression, my pets have played a big part in my overall health. Specifically, my dog...Read More
Author: Rebecca Braglio
Philadelphia has so many bars that are dog friendly there’s no reason not to bring your dog along.* Better yet, there are plenty of Yappy Hours that help benefit local rescues. Enjoy a cocktail while your dog enjoys lounging with his own water bowl, “muttini”, and treats. Here are our top 5 picks of dog friendly bars in Philadelphia this summer: The Trestle Inn The Trestle Inn has literally gone to the dogs. Bring your own dog and enjoy your drink while your pup noshes on doggie treats from Doggie Style Pets. Or, meet local rescue Saved Me’s adoptable...Read More
ID Your Pet Day is July 1st and we’ve teamed up with the ASPCA to help spread awareness. More pets go missing during the July 4th weekend fireworks celebration than any other time of year. Identification can make all of the difference if your pet goes missing. Your dog should always have a collar with an ID tag that includes your name, current phone number, and any other important information (such as medical conditions). Take your identification up a notch and have your pet microchipped as a way of permanent identification. However, keep in mind that if your microchip...Read More
With July 4th right around the corner and the summer heat in full blast, your dog is at added risk of getting lost or even hurt. These summer safety tips infographic by the ASPCA is a great reminder of how to keep your dog safe this summer. If your dog is going to be joining you at a barbecue or spending time outdoors this summer, make sure you have plenty of water available and shade. Some dogs even need sunscreen. And remember, never leave your pet unattended in a car – heatstroke can happen in just five minutes. Summer Safety...Read More
Did you know that June 23 is Take Your Dog to Work Day? Whether your work place is pet friendly all year round or just for the day, here are a few tips from PetPlan to keep in mind: Keep trash cans out of reach. Pets have a penchant for digging in garbage and eating what they find there (whether it’s food or not!). GI upset is the most common insurance claim at Petplan — and not cheap to treat! To prevent tummy troubles, workers should be sure to keep cans covered. Or better yet: do away with individual...Read More
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Looking for a Pet Loss Support Group to help ease your pain from losing a member of the family?
Queenie's Pets Northwest Phila Pet Loss and Grief Support Group provides support for pet loss and bereavement. This is a safe place to share your grief. Get support from those who really understand what you're going through.
Is your pet near end of life?
Our group also discusses how to care for aging and/or ailing pets. We provide support for dealing with your pet's terminal illness and can offer information on hospice and palliative care options. We also discuss decision-making at the end of life. Our meetings also are a resource for information on holistic treatment, nutrition, family preparedness, funerals, and memorializations.
Pets are not only part of our families but part of our community. Their lives and deaths are important! Our hope, as a support group, is to create and offer a safe space to grieve, heal, and learn.
6900 Lancaster Pike Tonya Guy at 610-869-4902 ext. 222. General Fundraiser
Letting Go of Adele, a feature-length documentary produced by Long Haul Films, follows the story of Marty and Adele, the first cardiac alert team to graduate from Canine Partners for Life.More
You will have two opportunities to watch this emotional documentary. Screenings are being held Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22. Both screenings begin at 7:00pm and will take place at Sanford School's Geipel Center for Performing Arts (6900 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707).
The screenings will feature a Q&A immediately following the film with Melissa Dowler, Director of Letting Go of Adele, Marty, star of the film, and Darlene Sullivan, Executive Director and Founder of CPL.
Tickets are FREE and can be reserved at https://lettinggoofadele.eventbrite.com. Seats are limited so you must reserve a ticket! Please remember to print your ticket or have it available on your mobile phone. All attendees will need to show their ticket to enter the theater.
Questions? Contact Tonya Guy at email@example.com or 610-869-4902 ext. 222.
Letting Go of Adele, a feature-length documentary produced by Long Haul Films, follows the story of Marty and Adele, the first cardiac alert team to graduate from Canine Partners for Life. To learn more about the film and view the trailer, visit www.lettinggoofadele.com.
Baseball fans, animal advocates and country music lovers are invited to join Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp at the first annual Ruppapalooza at the Pier on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. at Morgan's Pier in Philadelphia. The event benefits the Pennsylvania SPCA’s life-saving mission.
The evening will feature Phillies Celebrity Bartenders, an appearance by the Phillie Phanatic, adoptable ...
The evening will feature Phillies Celebrity Bartenders, an appearance by the Phillie Phanatic, adoptable dogs, raffles, games, music and more.
To add a country flare, Rupp has also invited his friend, and one of Nashville's hottest songwriters, Tyler Reeve to perform a small set. Tyler's catalogue includes numerous album cuts and singles, including Love & Theft's critically acclaimed single, "Whiskey On My Breath," Brett Young's "In Case You Didn't Know," and Luke Combs' "I Got Away With You."
Tickets are on sale now. A $35 general admission ticket will provide one free drink, and all-you-can-eat baseball fare. The $55 VIP ticket will additionally include exclusive access to the VIP lounge with the Phillies players.