Waking Up In Florence

  The day dawned dark and stormy with strong winds (not so unusual for the southern Oregon coast) and heavy rains. We made our way to a local store to buy better weather gear. We thought we were well prepared, but the coast offers up a special form of stormy and we were in for a…

Core Paws: Holiday Card Event

This past week our Oregon Core Paws volunteers got together for a holiday card making party! We made some festive holiday cards for our rescue and shelter partners, and all of our adoptable hard-to-place animals on the Core Paws website. Even in the torrential down pour our dedicated animal loving gals still came!  Our cards are in…

Holiday Pet Care Tips

Keeping your dog or cat safe during the holidays is important. Here are some tips for caring for pets during the holiday season from the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association: Food, alcohol, chocolate and treats: A new development is the addition of Xylitol into many foods we often give our animals including peanut butter. Keep gum,…