You Can’t Spell Leadership without LADIES

Ladies lending a hand in pet rescue: 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 the efforts of all our


Our Beloved State Dog, the Beloved Boykin: From Field, to Home, to Hearts

The Boykin Spaniel, South Carolina's State Dog

There have been times I’ve been out with one of my dogs and people have asked me, “What kind of dog is that?” I’d reply that my dog is a Boykin spaniel and then engage in polite conversation, asking where they were from. The answers would be assorted — North Carolina, Florida, California, Maine, South


National Therapy Animal Day

Medical staff getting their fix from a pet therapy dog

The surgery went well, your prognosis is excellent, but at the moment, recuperating in a hospital room is probably one of the last places you want to be. You’re grateful for the continuous care, yet you long to be home with your family – which for many – includes that furry four legged member as


Mount Pleasant Pet Day 2019

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Blessing of the Dogs: Celebrating the Healing Contributions of Pet Therapy

Man with a dog

On or around Oct. 4, people worldwide will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with a blessing of the animals. This remembrance commemorates the life of St. Francis, the Catholic Church’s Patron Saint of Animals. Over the years, it has become a popular day for pets to be blessed. The Medical University of