All in the Family

Brevard County Residents Love Their Pets
by Jaimie M. Engle

With more than a dozen pet adoption centers, leash-free dog parks, and cat grooming boutiques these four-legged furry friends (and reptiles, amphibians and birds) move into our homes and into our hearts. They become our family. In this spotlight, we will introduce some dogs and cats who […]

A Soft Spot for Pets

Space Coast residents love their pets. They also love helping other people’s pets and pets that don’t have a home yet. Meet some of Brevard’s animal advocates to find out more about how they’re helping our furry citizens.
It’s a Dog’s Life at Paradise Luxury Pet Resort
Whoever coined the phrase, “it’s a dog’s life” hasn’t been […]

Celebrating Our Pets

We all have had those moments when we find our pets are so cute that we just need to share it with the rest of the world. We asked our readers to send in a photo of their favorite furry friends to show off. Here’s what you shared!
Avery

“He’s the funniest little dog I have ever […]

Space Coast Kibble Kitchen

Space Coast Kibble Kitchen Receives U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award
 
Space Coast Kibble Kitchen (SCKK), Brevard County’s only pet food bank, was recently awarded the prestigious 2011 U.S. President’s Volunteer Gold Award for its contributions to the community and making a difference through volunteerism.

SCKK, founded in the spring of 2010, is comprised of all volunteers […]

Going to the Dogs

 

Aside from the raised eyebrows inferring ‘you went to New York for a dog show?,’  the first response one typically  gets from telling people that you went to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is, “Cool.  We watch that on TV every year.”

And so it was after several years of watching the Westminster Dog Show […]

Stay and Play

With the exception of service animals, dogs are not allowed on public beaches in Brevard County. But dogs can frolic at a few of Brevard County’s off leash dog parks.

Lori Wilson Park

Close as you can get to the beach- The Lori Wilson Dog Park is a 32,000 square foot fenced, off-leash area with large dog […]

Brevard ASAP

Aiding Shelter Animals Project

Mahatma Gandhi said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Brevard Aiding Shelter Animals Project, Inc. (ASAP) is hoping to further the progress in our area. The group began a year ago as a grassroots nonprofit to enhance the work […]

Animal “ER”

Gidget & Me
I have yet to bring myself to watch “Marley & Me.”  I love dogs. I’ve heard the ending makes people cry.  I can put two and two together: the dog dies. Translation: I can’t watch the movie.  I know my limits.

So recently, when my dog, Gidget, ran onto State Road A1A and was […]

Leaders of the Pack…

They capture our souls and wrap us around their furry little paws. Space Coast residents love their pets. Canine or feline and everything in between, we are passionate about our fuzzy (and sometimes not so fuzzy) companions. Join us in getting to know some of the area’s outstanding pets and their humans.

Owners: David, Leslie and […]

Voices for the Animals

For more than fifty years the Central Brevard Humane Society has made it their mission to find “forever” homes for Brevard’s abandoned animals

Posh Pets 2010

Dogs Rule in a Fiercely Fought Competition as Eleven Contestants Vie for the Title: Brevard’s Poshest Pet.

Living the High Life

Dog lovers need not feel guilty about heading out of town for summer vacation and leaving Fido behind. Paradise Luxury Pet Estate provides such a posh environment for dogs that “their people” may just want to vacation there, too…

Living the High Life: Pooches are Pampered at Paradise Luxury Pet Estate

Dog lovers need not feel guilty about heading out of town for summer vacation and leaving Fido behind. Paradise Luxury Pet Estate provides such a posh environment for dogs that “their people” may just want to vacation there, too…

A far cry from a cage-lined kennel, Paradise is a boarding, daycare and grooming facility — a […]