No Dog Left Behind Thanks to SPCA International: A Priceless Way to Say Thank You to Our Military

Thanks to the awesome blog, BarkPost, we discovered the great story of Jax and Sgt. Jacob Fisher, the US Marine who rescued him while on active duty in Afghanistan. The story has a wonderful ending, thanks to SPCA International’s Operation Baghdad Pups. This dedicated, determined effort reunites military folks with the dogs or cats they have fallen in love with but were …

Beautiful, Natural, Handmade Candles that Help Save Animals

Who doesn’t love a deliciously-scented candle? Getting one for yourself or giving one as a gift is such a nice gesture. But what if the candle does more than just offer a calming, wonderful scent, and can actually help animal rescue organizations, too? At Dog Parent, we love companies that not only make quality products but make helping animals a …

Five Valentine’s Day Gifts Made by Companies that Care

Chocolate is fattening. And jewelry? You’ve probably got lots of it. So what’s an ideal gift for the dog parent? Check out this list we’ve compiled of gifts that do more than just look pretty, smell good, or taste great. 1. Hendrick Boards Super cool, California style in tee-shirts for adults, kids, and pets…with a purpose. Sure, they are beautiful and …

Adoption 101: Rescue Organizations

So you’ve decided to adopt. First of all, THANK YOU. You obviously understand that: There are millions of dogs and puppies (and cats and kittens) being put to sleep in shelters, and you want to be part of the solution by saving a life. Dogs and puppies end up at shelters for a myriad of reasons, most of which have …