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Protect Wildlife by Preventing Crashes

Guest post by Katie Ellering

According to the Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology, each year in the U.S., an estimated one to two million collisions occur between motor vehicles and large animals. Here are ways you can help protect wildlife, yourself and others.



Celebrate Safety with Your Pets on New Year’s Eve

Guest post by Kimberly Vermillion of Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA

We can all visualize New Year’s Eve celebrations. The pop of champagne bottles, fun hats, streamers, poppers, and cheers for 2023. But, while humans love a party to ring in the new year, pets are less than thrilled about the excessive noise and fireworks.



The Right Way to Give a Pet This Season

Guest post by Kimberly Vermillion of Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA


It’s the season of giving and while a furry friend may seem like the perfect gift, there are many things to keep in mind. Pets can bring so much joy to the holiday season but once the celebrations are over, pets bring an additional responsibility to households. Before you think of buying a cuddly companion, here’s some tips.


Give Back to Arizona’s Wildlife this Holiday Season at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center’s Holiday Enrichment Party

Scottsdale’s Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center is hosting a Holiday Enrichment Party on Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m. to give guests the opportunity to share the holiday spirit with black bears, mountain lions and coatimundis through safe, enriching activities. 

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4 Safety Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe This Halloween

Guest post by Kimberly Vermillion of Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA

Halloween is a spooky, fun holiday full of candy, costumes, and trick-or-treating. While humans might enjoy all sorts of sweets on All Hallows' Eve, we need to take extra precautions to protect our pets from harmful foods that could scare owners more than any monster would.


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