Mt Pleasant Pet Stories

Palmetto Moon Synthetic Turf: Easy on the Paws

Treat your best four-legged friend to a yard that is safer for them and provides a cleaner experience for you with Palmetto Moon Synthetic Turf. When you think of synthetic turf for pet areas, you may think of dog parks, doggie daycares and veterinary clinics. Palmetto Moon has done all
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Dog in a pool. Photo provided by Precise Image Creations.

Celebrity Paws in the Park for Charleston Animal Society

Run. Sit. Play. The brand-new Celebrity Paws in the Park, organized to benefit Charleston Animal Society, will be an event for you and your dogs that’s surely not to be missed. Join thousands of people and their dogs at Riverfront Park in North Charleston on March 19, 2022 for this
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An outdoor photo of 1201 Midtown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina at the fire pit.

Comfortable Living for You and Your Four-legged Family at 1201 Midtown

Pets are an integral part of many families, which is why it is so important to find residential communities that embrace our furry friends, like Mount Pleasant’s 1201 Midtown. A MAA (Mid-America Apartments) Community, 1201 Midtown offers flexible lease terms from three to 14 months. You can choose from one,
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A horse at Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding is in Johns Island. Photo provided by Southern Studios LLC

Equine Therapy Helps Riders Learn, Grow and Flourish

Today, when even the gasoline-powered “horseless carriages” that pushed horses to the sidelines as daily transportation are on their way out, few will ever have the chance to realize their equine fantasies. But in the Lowcountry, a select group of individuals each year will get a life-changing opportunity to learn, grow and
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An MUSC volunteer with a therapy dog. Photo provided by Jeanne Taylor Photography.

Hounds in the Hospital: How Therapy Dogs are Making a Difference

“I thought the driver saw me,” was what I kept telling the policeman. It was half past seven on a cool October morning. There was no trace of humidity in the air, so I pitched my car keys onto the kitchen counter and carried my bicycle down the porch steps.
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Zelda with her dogs, Ruby, an Australian shepherd and Smokey, a collie. Photo provided by Jeanne Taylor Photography.

Zelda Bryant Helps Find Your Pet’s Dream House

Conversations with homebuyers always include specific preferences regarding bedroom and bathroom count and other desired features. Many buyers will include descriptions of their immediate family members and explain why those features are important for them. For example, one buyer recently told me: “JoJo and Sammy need their own bedroom on
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John Beahm with his PTSD service dog, Sadie.

How Veterans Benefit From a Calming Relationship with Service Animals

Post-traumatic stress disorder: we all know what it means, but do we understand the impact of PTSD on the daily lives of those who suffer from it? Probably not–how on earth could anyone comprehend the experience of a military veteran in a war-torn area without having a shared or even
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Charleston Animal Society Volunteer Wes Lowther on an emergency transport.

Charleston Animal Society is Leading the Way For a No Kill State

The town of Mount Pleasant and the Charleston Animal Society have a long-standing relationship of saving animals together. This teamwork is continuing to flourish as the Society introduces a new initiative to the state. At its 147th annual meeting, Charleston Animal Society announced that the Palmetto State can become a
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Ladies lending a hand in pet rescue: You Can’t Spell Leadership without LADIES

You Can’t Spell Leadership without LADIES

It is no secret that there is a huge homeless animal population in the Lowcountry. There are five animal shelters and 31 private rescue groups just in the tri-county area, with new smaller groups emerging all the time, according to NoKill South Carolina in May 2021. Many are foster-based, and
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A cat standing on his person's shoulder.

Celebrating Mother’s and Father’s Day With Fur Babies

Calling All Parents of Four-Legged Children In a year that saw most people spending a lot more time at home, it’s no surprise that our pets have further solidified their bond with us as bonafide members of the family. According to the American Pet Products Association’s (APPA) biennial National Pet
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