Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cat

Scratching is a normal, healthy behavior for cats. Cats scratch to express their emotions, mark their scent, and remove the dead part of their nails. Many people think that declawing is just a simple procedure similar to having your fingernails trimmed. In reality, it is the actual amputation of the first joint of a cat’s […]

The Benefits of Adopting an Older Pet

Puppies and kittens. A lot of times, people think about adopting a new pet and assume that a younger pet is the best choice. While many people prefer adopting younger pets, there are also many benefits to adopting an older pet. Let’s explore why older pets make great companions and why you should consider adopting […]


This is Kalohe. His mom and him are very best friends. Kalohe really needed to get to the vet for a severe double ear infection. Unfortunately, his mom had been unable to afford to take him. Best Friends Together was able to help Kalohe get the treatment he needed thanks to our wonderful supporters.


This is Shadow. Shadow’s mom called me and told me she was scared her dog was going to die. Shadow was lethargic, throwing up, had diarrhea, and wouldn’t eat or drink. Shadow’s family lives on a tight income and needed help affording the cost of his treatment. Best Friends Together was able to help Shadow’s […]

How To Socialize Your Puppy

A new puppy in the house? Isn’t it the most fun thing ever? Their little paws and floppy ears are irresistible. You’ve got all the puppy supplies. You’re ready for potty training. You’ve picked out a name. There is still one crucial step you need to prepare for: socializing! So what is socialization? Why is it […]

Things to Know Before Adopting a Bird

So you’re thinking about adopting a bird? That is so exciting! There are many things to consider before you take the leap and bring a feathered friend into your life. It is important to know all the facts going in so that you can make the best decision for both the bird and yourself. Let’s […]

Are Tennis Balls Safe For Dogs?

Dogs and tennis balls. Peanut butter and jelly. Movies and popcorn. These things just seem like they go together, right? While dogs like tennis balls and they do provide some benefits, these seemingly innocent toys can also pose many risks for your sweet pup that you may not be aware of. Let’s take a closer […]


This is Snoopy! He broke his leg and needed surgery to fix it. His mom was on the verge of signing him over to a rescue to save his life when we found out what was going on. She desperately wanted to keep her baby. We were able to call the vet and fund the […]


This is Ninja! Ninja had stomatitis – an extremely painful mouth disease. The ultimate treatment was for Ninja to have all his teeth extracted. Ninja’s mom got him in 2008 after her husband was killed in Iraq. He is very special to her. The stomatitis has gotten so bad that Ninja had stopped eating and […]

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