Blog Posts - Shelters



How To Get The Best Photos Of Your Pup With Santa

How To Get The Best Photos Of Your Pup With Santa I bet a local vet or pet store near you is doing photos with Santa right about now. These are fun images of your pet to have that totally enhance the holiday mood. There are a few things to keep in mi...
by Wiggleless on Dec 9, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 102

From the official website of the National Association of REALTORS- realtor.com- this past Tuesday: “Prepping for Doomsday: Bunkers, Panic Rooms, and Going Off the Grid” Excerpts from the article included: “If the booming sales of panic rooms ar...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 12, 2016

LA Architects Design Cat Shelters for Charity

Similar in concept and yet completely different is the stacked plywood Silhouette Shelter by CallisonRTKL. Unlike the previous roundish design this plywood funfest is a 6 concave sided home with the ply layers evenly separated and 2 entry/exits oppos...
by Best Environment Design on Mar 28, 2016

Designing for Disaster: 15 Ideas for Preparedness & Response

Aesthetics may not be the first consideration when it comes to emergency items like survival kits, post-disaster housing and relief supplies, but good design ...
by WebUrbanist on Mar 9, 2016

Shelters for Pregnant Women

There’s no doubt that pregnant women and their unborn child are one of the members of the at-risk community in any country. This status holds true especially when the mother has low income, no spouse, and no housing. As you know, pregnant women...
by Start Grants on Feb 24, 2016

The Rainbow Bridge Welcomes Nico Swan

My heart is breaking… Nico is flying free… From a story I shared in 2014 about a Dog Argentino, known as Nico, whose story began even earlier, in 2009 with a picture that had become viral… This photo is not unknown to animal lovers...
by For the Love of the Dog on Jan 27, 2016

Life as a Swiffer Fanatic, Vol. 2 — Fighting Messes from Other People’s Pooches… Because #ShedHappens.

So it’s been a minute since I’ve been able to write on my life as a Swiffer Fanatic, but with the holiday season right smack in our faces, they brought me an assignment that had me barking up trees I’d rarely sniffed at before. With...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Dec 2, 2015

Life as a Swiffer Fanatic, Vol. 2 — Fighting Messes from Other People’s Pooches… Because #ShedHappens.

So it’s been a minute since I’ve been able to write on my life as a Swiffer Fanatic, but with the holiday season right smack in our faces, they brought me an assignment that had me barking up trees I’d rarely sniffed at before. With...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Dec 2, 2015

Meacham Foundation Memorial Grant

The Meacham Foundation Memorial Grant program is one of the assistance programs offered by the American Humane. It is a solid proof of their continuous effort in reducing the number of animals that have to be euthanized every year. Statistically spea...
by Start Grants on Nov 13, 2015

Black Cat Project Lets Overlooked Cats Shine

Black cats matter! As Halloween approaches once again, the Black Cat Project is helping adorable, adoptable black cats find forever homes faster. The post Black Cat Project Lets Overlooked Cats Shine appeared first on WebEcoist.
by WebEcoist on Oct 27, 2015

KLCC Park - Lake Symphony

One of the main attractions in Kuala Lumpur is the Petronas Towers and the KLCC Park.The KLCC Park is situated on a 50-acres landscape, featuring children's playground, symphony fountain, wading pool, jogging track, shelters and benches, patterned...
by All about Malaysia on Oct 14, 2015

Financial Help for Abused Women

Many of the abused women are living as stay-at-home mothers. This creates a difficult condition for them to leave such abusive relationship because they are afraid of facing financial hardship. These women are often trapped in the false hope that the...
by Start Grants on Aug 18, 2015

Bug Out Bag Debate: Tarp or Tent for Emergency Shelter

Bug Out Bag Debate: Tarp or Tent for Emergency Shelter A Bug-Out-Bag Is Designed For Emergencies, So Some Inconvenience Is To Be Expected When on a family outing, you can carry a six or eight person cabin tent in the back of your vehicle. Weight is n...
by Preparing For SHTF on Aug 13, 2015

Shelter Building: The Basics

A previous article talked about the importance of shelter placement, so we will not discuss shelter locations in great detail other than to say it may be one of the more important aspects when it comes to your safety. Today’s article will discu...
by Preparing For SHTF on Jul 30, 2015

Pod People: Tiny, Building-Attached Shelters for the Homeless

Homeless people who “sleep rough” – that is, who sleep unprotected outdoors – are often the victims of  verbal abuse and outright violence. In cities with overcrowded shelters or few resources for the homeless, sleeping outdoors is sometimes...
by Best Environment Design on Jul 28, 2015

Help For Homeless Families with Children

A family can become homeless when there’s unwanted major event happens in their life, whether it is lost of job, house fire accidents, eviction, or spouse that passed away. Did you know that there’s a significant number of our young gener...
by Start Grants on Jun 18, 2015

Emergency Housing for The Homeless

It is never easy to become homeless. Sometimes, even finding a place to rest is such a hardship. Therefore, the government and various organizations across the United States provide programs that give out emergency housing for homeless. Of course, th...
by Start Grants on Jun 17, 2015

Grace a 1 year old Dogue de Bordeaux looking for a forever home.

This is the Blog Hop that features shelter animals. Find a cat, dog, rabbit, etc. at your local animal shelter or rescue and feature them on this Blog Hop! Come join the fun and help a furry friend find a forever home! And while you’re at...
by Sheba's Life Story on Jun 16, 2015

Quick Way Anyone Can Help Homeless Pets

Making a comfort blanket for a pet living in an animal shelter, does not need to be expensive, difficult, or require a lot of time. There’s also no need to take up knitting or crocheting. Tied-fleece blankets are loved by the shelters and pets...
by Comfort From Critters on May 15, 2015

Chicago School Of Wilderness Skills Offering Survival-Related Training Classes In May

There’s a number of survival-related training opportunities scheduled for May at the Chicago School Of Wilderness Skills (first blogged about here). From the school’s “Calendar Of Events” page: Wilderness Survival 101 Sunday, May 10, 2015 1:0...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 30, 2015


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