Scoop the Poop

Scoop the Poop

10 Reason’s to Scoop the Poop Stormwater carries pet waste and other pollutants directly into waterways. Animal waste adds nitrogen to the water. Excess nitrogen depletes the oxygen in water …

Feed the birds

Feed the Birds

One of the best ways to enjoy wildlife in the comfort of your home is to watch birds at a feeder. You’ll be amazed at the variety of birds that …

Donate the shelter animal adoption fee

Donate the Shelter Animal Adoption Fee

Ask anyone who has adopted a pet and they’ll share with you their story of love, fun andcompanionship. Why? Because shelter pets are amazing! Within the next year, 29 million …

Sponsor an animal at your zoo

Sponsor an Animal at Your Zoo

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute contributes to cheetah conservation through research in cheetah reproduction, including pioneering methods of assisted reproduction. There is still much to be done …

Volunteer to walk shelter dogs

Volunteer to Walk Shelter Dogs

This is how you can get some animal time if you don’t have one yourself.  OR- meet your new best friend. Did you know that some shelter dogs rarely leave …

Pet-sit for free

Pet-Sit for Free

For pet-owners, one of the most stressful things about planning a vacation is the ever-present question “What are we going to do with the pets while we are gone?” There …

Adopt a Rescue Animal

Adopt a Rescue Animal

6–8 million animals end up in shelters each year, half of which will probably not be adopted. 25 percent of pets in shelters are purebreds. Breed-specific rescue groups always have …