4 Ways to Celebrate and Care for Senior Pets

Posted on Oct 31, 2019
4 Ways to Celebrate and Care for Senior Pets

Getting old is part of life but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here at Run Those Dogs we want to help you celebrate senior pets and care for their needs. You can read in our past blogs about the factors that are important in senior pet care and holistic pet care approaches. They are also […]

4 Ways to Prevent Pet Obesity

Posted on Oct 7, 2019
4 Ways to Prevent Pet Obesity

In 2018, 59.5% of cats and 55.8% of dogs classified as overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). October 9 is National Pet Obesity Awareness day so we’re here shedding a little light on this national issue.   Run Those Dogs was founded on combining two of owner Jen Sewell’s […]

5 “Less Adoptable” Pets Worth Adopting

Posted on Sep 10, 2019
5 “Less Adoptable” Pets Worth Adopting

  When your family makes the move to adopt a new family member discussions arise. How big? What breed? Good with other dogs? Children? Exercise needs? Shedding? All are vital conversations to have so that you clearly understand what kind of pet will be the best fit for your home. However, because we often are […]

Music for the Animals Benefit for NOAH

Posted on Aug 15, 2019
Music for the Animals Benefit for NOAH

If you’ve read our blog, you probably know that Run Those Dogs owner Jen Sewell is a big supporter and long-time volunteer with Stanwood’s animal shelter, NOAH Center. That’s why we’ve chosen to tell you about this upcoming opportunity to support them at one of their biggest fundraisers of the year, Music for the Animals. […]

Pet Fire Safety Prevention and Planning

Posted on Jul 18, 2019
Pet Fire Safety Prevention and Planning

According to the American Fire Administration, house fires affect approximately 500,000 pets each year. Many, many of those fires are avoidable. There are proactive things you can do to make sure your home isn’t one of them. Run Those Dogs has put together this post to inspire you to take small steps to protect your pets from the risks of […]

Social Petworking: Pets with a Message

Posted on May 30, 2019
Social Petworking: Pets with a Message

As a pet owner, have you ever noticed your phone’s camera roll is filled with pictures of your fur baby? Yeah. Us too. And they bring you such joy, you want everyone to see, love, share, react and enjoy your pet’s existence. No matter what they are doing. From stretching out their toe-beans, stretching out […]

The Love of Specially-abled Pets

Posted on May 2, 2019
The Love of Specially-abled Pets

We celebrate National Specially-abled Pets Day annually on May 3. It honors those furry friends who take on life’s challenges with a wagging tail and boundless energy! Some of these beloved pets live with paralysis, missing limbs, blindness, deafness and other disabilities. Whether due to disease, birth defects or injuries, these pet’s disabilities do not make […]

Greyhounds and our Shifting Culture

Posted on Apr 17, 2019
Greyhounds and our Shifting Culture

Many people think of greyhounds as wild racing dogs. But myths about this unique and fascinating breed are being debunked as more and more of them are adopted into U.S. homes. Through education and our culture’s shifting attitude about the breed and dog racing, we expect to see big changes ahead. Run Those Dogs has […]

Exceptional Women and the Pets Who Love Them

Posted on Mar 8, 2019
Exceptional Women and the Pets Who Love Them

In honor of International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, we thought we’d bring you a list of some of the phenomenal women of our time who also happened to make pets a big priority in their productive lives. We hope you will recognize and thank some of the exceptional women in your life today and […]

Let’s FIX These Spay/Neuter Myths

Posted on Feb 1, 2019
Let’s FIX These Spay/Neuter Myths

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. Why? According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), each year approximately 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized (670,000 dogs and 860,000 cats).  Those numbers in U.S. shelters annually has declined from approximately 2.6 million in 2011. Pet overpopulation is a world-wide problem with many […]