January 22, 2018

Progress on the LongBoat Key Dog Beach

Progress on the LongBoat Key Dog Beach

On Thursday last week, a full house at LongBoat Key Town Hall prompted Commissioners to take a serious look at the need to designate a portion of the beach as dog-friendly.  A committee has been formed to study the possibilities pro and con and suggest possible solutions.  Two of the seven Commissioners will serve on […]

Dogs on LongBoat Key Beach

Dogs on LongBoat Key Beach

ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 20, 2011 AT 1:00 PM. THE LONGBOAT KEY COMMISSION WILL HEAR AND DISCUSS A REQUEST FROM A GROUP OF CITIZENS FOR THE DESIGNATION OF A SMALL PORTION OF OUR BEACH TO BE DOG FRIENDLY. LBK TOWN HALL IS LOCATED AT 501 BAY ISLAND ROAD ON LONGBOAT. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR THE COMMISSION […]

The Natural Wag!

The Natural Wag!

Just in case you’ve not heard about it. . .there’s a party tomorrow – Saturday October 15th for dogs and their people at 665 South Orange Ave in Sarasota . . .The Natural Wag! Come out and join us for a day of food, fun, giveaways, mini-seminars, doggie massage and The Dog Trick and Talent […]

Manatee Animal Services offers specials in September

Manatee County Animal Services offers ‘long overdue’ special for pet adoptions throughout September. Throughout September Manatee County Animal Services will offer adoption specials on all dogs and cats that have been at the shelter 30 days or longer. Dogs that have been at the shelter a month or more can be adopted for $30, a […]

Kim Longstreet: Pet Photographer

Kim Longstreet:  Pet Photographer

Kim Longstreet’s journey into pet photography all started when she adopted her dog, Nyla, from The Humane Society of Sarasota County. “She has taught me how to live life in the moment and is a constant source of inspiration. Not to mention, she makes me laugh out loud on a regular basis”, Longstreet said of […]

Don’t walk by a dog in a hot car

Don't walk by a dog in a hot car

Some tips from the ASPCA. Rayne Nolte was in the parking lot of a Mankato, Minnesota, mall last week when she spotted Roxie, a Yorkie mix, trapped in a car. The temperature was 88 degrees with a heat index of 103, and the car’s owner was gone. You may have found yourself in Rayne’s situation […]

Planning for Stormy Weather

Planning for Stormy Weather

by: Lauren R. Tharp Summer is here!  Unfortunately, that means that Hurricane Season is here as well.  From early June through November, you’ll need to be prepared—not just for your own safety, but for that of your dog! The Importance of Being Prepared We cannot stress enough how important it is to be prepared for […]

A Sweet, Juicy T-Bone

A Sweet, Juicy T-Bone

Get a load of Mr. T-Bone, Bradenton! He’s a sweet 3 year old purebred Jack Russell Terrier. I am a sweet dog with lots of energy that loves to play with my stuffed toys. As you can see, I am small with white and tan coloring. I am heartworm positive but please don’t let that […]

Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

Happy 4th! We all look forward to this weekend – kind of a mid-point of summer- when we can kick back and really celebrate. With the sporadic rain showers coming down over the last few days – your plans may have changed. Cheryl Brady of VetCare Express reminded us of these important tips when the […]

Chance and Rebel

Chance and Rebel

Meet Chance and Rebel! These two beautiful boys are looking for a new home after their owner was diagnosed with aggressive cancer and requires prolonged treatment at Moffitt. This is a very sad situation that is forcing her to give up her two best friends. These two are very sweet dogs and have been extremely […]