Finding a “Forever Home”: Things to Consider when Adopting a Pet

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Have you considered welcoming a new pet into your home? Is adopting a pet something that you have been thinking about for some time? If you have done your “homework” and your family and home are ready for a long-term commitment, this might actually be the right time of year to include a furry friend […]

Henrico Humane Society’s 15th Annual Pet Expo

The 15th Annual Pet Expo is a unique indoor event where you can bring your pet to enjoy a day of fun and excitement with the whole family! Over 75 exhibitors that sell animal-related goods and services will be on hand, plus many animal rescue groups. Activities are scheduled throughout the day, many of which […]

Paw Patrol: Dorey Recreation Center

All ages. Let’s create new friends, both furry and human, as we take a one-hour power walk around the lake or through the park trails. Improve overall fitness levels for both dogs and owners as we walk at a pace that’s not quite a run, but fast enough to leave you both invigorated! Complimentary water […]

The Importance of Being Cute: Pet Photography in Virginia

How has this been going on since June and it’s just making it to our calendar? I don’t know but it’s ADORABLE and there’s still time to fit it into your schedule!   Photographs of animals dominate the web. From the cute to the ridiculous, millions of pet images are viewed and shared each day. […]

Last Lessons from Our Dog Oliver

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Six years ago, my husband and I got our sweet dog Oliver as a companion for our first ‘furr baby’ together, Zeke. They were like our babies before we had our two human babies.  When I got him from the pound in Mustang, Oklahoma, Oliver was about as sad a dog as you could find.  […]

Bow Ties & Big Art for a Big Cause

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Richmond’s own FETCH a Cure will host the first annual Bow Tie Open Golf Tournament in partnership with the Car Pool Cares foundation on June 2nd, 2011 and the fourth annual Pets on Parade Benefit & Live Auction on June 3rd, 2011. Proceeds from the tournament and benefit go to support Companions in Crisis, FETCH […] “Show Your Love” Contest

To celebrate their 3rd Anniversary, is hosting the Show Your Love contest.  Beginning February 1st, Show Your Love and share with the story of how you and your pet fell in love. You can submit your stories by email (, as a comment on this blog post, or on our Facebook page. The winner will receive a […]