July 9, 2010 RSS feed / Pets

Be responsible: heat can kill your pet

With temperatures expected to soar above 100 degrees this summer PETA is offering lifesaving tips on caring for dogs.   • Keep dogs inside: Unlike humans, dogs can only sweat through their footpads and cool themselves by panting. More...

The many faces of Jake

Life with my new constant canine companion is proving interesting. It seems I learn something new about life with an Aussie almost daily. Sometimes Jake appears to have been put together like a doggy puzzle. More...

Guys don frills for their best friends

On June 23, Jillian’s Restaurant on Gervais Street went   the dogs.   More...

Penny wants someone to play with

Greyhound Lifesavers Inc. would like to introduce Penny. She’s a beautiful black girl who is just two years old. Penny has been in foster care for a few weeks and is learning manners. Her foster mom reports that she loves to play. More...

Carolina Wildlife Care plans Lake Murray cruise July 22 to view roosting purple martins

Nature lovers can join Carolina Wildlife Care Thursday, July 22 for a two–and–a–half hour cruise aboard the “Spirit of Lake Murray” for an evening of food, drinks, and purple martins. More...

PAALS receives $2,000 grant

PAALS, Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services, is a proud recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Build–A–Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation.   The money received will go toward the S.H.A.R.E. More...

My dog, Bullet

Back in 1958 when I was about five years old, we went to the shelter to find a replacement pet.   We ended up with a comical looking mutt with a head too big for his body, short legs, and big feet. More...

Local canine wins magazine cover contest

Southern Paws & Tails Magazine has announced the winner of its first–ever Cover Pet contest in which readers were encouraged to submit a photo of their pet for chance to grace the summer issue cover. More...

A few good licks gives 50¢

The Humane Society has teamed up with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream to offer three special flavors for the summer. Order one of the flavors below, and you’ll be giving 50¢ back to The Humane Society for every order placed.   More...