Tag: pets

Rover’s Rest Stop and Ranch news

Who is that holding Bogie? It is Angie Lunn, one of Rover’s special Ambassadors. Angie has a wide range of experience as a volunteer. Her husband was in the Army and they lived all over the world. Angie fell in love with volunteering when she was in Germany. She found herself doing many jobs for…

Rover’s Kids love Phil!

Rover’s Rest Stop & Ranch feels so blessed with many Sun Lakes volunteers. Each and every one has a talent they bring to the table for the Kids! They have weathered the heat, the cold, and the pouring down rain for the Kids’ benefit. All of their efforts do not go unnoticed; they are very…

Let’s get social!

D. Williams Part 2… Rover’s Rest Stop & Ranch is all about the Kids! We want to support our extended families and assist in creating a smooth transition for everyone involved. There are several items that need to be considered when obtaining a new family member and how to constructively prepare you for success. This…

Let’s get social

D. Williams Rover’s Rest Stop & Ranch is all about social! Our process is longer and more detailed than most rescues, and we are really “all about the Kids!” There are several items that need to be considered when obtaining a new family member and how to constructively prepare them for success. This is the…

The 10th annual Halloween Pet Party was a success

Sandi Bargioni and Judy Gahide, Co-Sponsors/Hosts Carmen Miranda, the Brazilian samba singer, dancer and film star from the 1930 to 1950 era, and her little Mini Me Yorkie made a guest appearance at this year’s Pet Party. Their signature fruit hats were exceptionally clever and colorful. The crowd enthusiastically applauded their win, and we feel…

What is proper etiquette around service dogs?

Do you realize that many disabled veterans say they feel invisible and alone because people do not know how to interact with them. They say their wheelchair or prosthetic is the only thing people see, thus avoiding eye contact and conversation. However, put a 100-pound ball of fur into the mix and people notice them…

The power of Pooh – yes, really!

No, you are not alone. We all scrutinize our poop. Well… at least our dog’s poop. When it comes to our pets, it really does matter what poop looks like. Beyond the obvious cylindrical clump, poop can be liquidy, whipped, tarry, raspberry jamish or streaked with blood or gobs of mucus. Stool quality can be…

Halloween Pet Safety

First and foremost, your bowl of candy should be for trick-or-treaters, not for your pets. While your favorite Halloween pumpkin and decorative corn are relatively nontoxic, if ingested, they can cause gastrointestinal upset. And if the piece eaten is too large, blockage could occur. So keep an eye on your favorite candy bowl and decorations.…