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Help Give 1 Million Pets a Second Chance

Bring a new best friend home for the holidays and you’ll be helping our partners at the Helen Woodward Animal Center rescue one million pets during our annual Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive – October 1st, 2018 through January 2nd, 2019.

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Join the Adoption Herd

Add your rescue story using #IChoseToRescue and tag @HWAC and @BlueBuffalo 



Join BLUE Shelter Stars

Here you’ll find a place to celebrate pet adoption and some helpful resources for pet parents. With so many homeless pets across the country, it’s pet parents like you who are making a difference in the lives of so many animals by providing a second chance at a loving home.

Open your heart and your home, and share the love at BLUE Shelter Stars!

Create a trading card to show off your best friend and browse the gallery of some of the most adorable adopted furry faces around.

Adoption Resource Center

Adding to your family is a big event.

Here you’ll find helpful articles on introducing a new pet into your home, as well as health and grooming tips and more!

Thinking About Adopting?

There is a lot to consider when choosing to adopt. From different breeds to lifestyle requirements, these articles can help you make the best decision for your home.

5 Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog or Cat

Consider these 5 advantages of adopting your next dog or cat from a shelter. 

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Ready to adopt a dog? Finding the right fit and easing the transition

Tips and info on finding and bringing home a new dog.

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Adopting a Cat from a Shelter

There are millions of cats in shelters waiting to find forever homes. Consider these 7 reasons to adopt a cat from your local shelter.

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Adopting a Dog from a Shelter

Consider these 7 reasons to adopt a dog from your local shelter.

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See Why Older Pets Make Great Rescues

Read how senior shelter pets may be the perfect furry addition to your family.

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Bringing a New Best Friend Home?

Check out these articles to help make your new best friend’s transition into a new home as comfortable as possible.

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What Every New Pup Parent Should Know

Blue Buffalo has important tips for raising a well-adjusted pup.

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Set up a Healthy Feeding Schedule for Your Kitten

See how to start your kitten off on the right paw with a healthy feeding schedule.

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Puppies and Kittens Need DHA

Why DHA is an important Omega 3 fatty acid all puppies and kittens need for healthy development.

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How to Puppy-Proof Your Home

How to puppy-proof your house, from protecting your furniture and carpet to dog-proofing your garden, including how to get puppies and dogs to stop chewing.

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Puppy Etiquette: 4 Socialization Tips

Proper socialization in the first four months of your puppy's life is essential. A successful foundation for a happy, healthy life begins when they’re young.

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