June 20, 2009
Families in our community who fall on hard times should not be concerned that they need to give up a beloved pet because they cannot afford food. The pantry keeps families together and numbers down at the local shelters.
May 29, 2009
Due to the rising costs of fuel, food and housing — and the rising tide of foreclosures – there has been a surge in requests for pet food from traditional food pantries. When faced with feeding their families or their pets, families are surrendering their pets to the county shelter, or releasing them out right in public spaces.
May 4, 2009
Tips for setting up a pet food bank in your community.
April 12, 2009
Ingredients: 2 cups whole-wheat flour ½ cup wheat germ ½ cup brewer’s yeast 1 teaspoon salt 2 cloves garlic, ground 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 can low sodium chicken stock Directions: Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Grease 4 baking sheets. Combine in a large mixing bowl the whole flour, wheat germ, brewer’s yeast and […]
April 1, 2009
Pet food banks are needing help, too. So maybe we can Obama to look into the price of pet food, huh? The price is just going up and up. By Steve Lyttle – McClatchy Newspapers CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Peggy Cole of Charlotte, N.C., went to the Pet Food Bank last week because she couldn’t afford […]
January 24, 2009
The first Monday of the month, the vet gave Lily just days to live — her cancer was spreading. I put her to sleep that Friday. Three days later, on the second Monday of the month, my Dad passed away. On the third Monday (a few days ago), I got laid off from work. There… […]
December 5, 2008
Purina has reduced the size of their Pro Plan and One dog food bags. What was once a 37.5 lb bag is now 34 lbs. The price remained the same… for a while: $27. Now it’s $34. My dog pack consumes about 1,000 lbs per month, so I had to switch to a cheaper Purina […]