How Domestication Changed the Dog

Long ago, our relationship with wolves was very different than what our relationship with domesticated dogs is today. We have gone from an adversarial situation, one in which we fought with them for survival to one in which we cohabitate companionably - and sometimes even have closer relationships with our canine friends than we do [...]

By |2019-08-19T11:53:40+00:00August 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Volunteer Work Helps Others — and Yourself — Succeed

As one of the most direct ways to give back to your community, volunteer work can help support those most in need of your care and dedication. I discovered firsthand how volunteering can build positive experiences that can create personal fulfillment and success for everyone involved. A couple years ago, I began volunteering with The [...]

By |2019-06-17T18:00:31+00:00June 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Friendship Circle Seeks to Support Special Needs Children

Community is especially important in today’s society. To build strong communities, active attention and a helping hand can be extended to youth of all backgrounds. With the opportunity to invest in youth who need the confidence to succeed in the future, volunteers can help provide guidance and assistance to youth in everyday scenarios. The Friendship [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:53:24+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Dog-Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Your pets are beloved, important members of the family. Since family dining is such a popular outing--especially in NYC--people want to take their dogs with them! Since 2015, new laws have allowed diners to take their dogs out with them for a meal. The New York City Health Department now allows Fido to dine in [...]

By |2017-07-12T19:33:32+00:00July 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Summer Dog-Friendly Hikes Near NYC

Summer is a great season to spend quality time with your dog. The warm weather offers us the opportunity to take advantage of fun outdoor activities while bonding with our beloved pooches. During the summer, many people opt for leisurely backpacking or hiking vacations close to home. However, when you have a dog, you want [...]

By |2017-06-20T20:24:13+00:00June 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The New York City Dog Census

New York City is a pet haven. In fact, New York residents own over an estimated 1 million pets while around 600,000 are dogs. Dogs are so beloved that owners often consider them as their own children and name them according to their unique personalities. While dogs don’t have birth certificates like human children, New [...]

By |2017-06-19T15:41:42+00:00May 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments