a pet's life magazine Winter 2015 - Page 6

make it a date JAnuArY: Adopt a Rescue Bird Month A great time to bring a new feathered friend into your home. There are many bird species in need of adoption. Energetic, fun loving, playful are a few of the many traits birds share with their owners. If you are looking to bringing an avian friend to your family, consider adopting. www.freeflightbirds.org FeBruArY: World Spay Day On the last Tuesday of February, World Spay Day shines a spotlight on the lifesaving power of spay/neuter and the need for affordable services. Join in helping save animals lives by donating, educating, and volunteering with local organizations such as SNAP that provides programs to solve pet overpopulation and its tragic consequences. www.snap-sandiego.org www.worldspayday.org MArCh: Project Breathe The number of pets that die in fires is not an official statistic kept by the U.S. Fire Administration, but it is estimated that between 40,000 to 150,000 pets die each year in fires; most succumbing to smoke inhalation. Invisible FenceĀ® Brand started the Pet Oxygen Mask Donation Program to provide oxygen mask kits to first responders. Each kit includes various sized masks; fire departments are eligible to receive one kit per station. www.invisiblefence.com 6 apetslifemagazine.com | WINTER 2015