National Double Cheeseburger Day Did you hear? It’s National Double Cheeseburger Day! We don’t know about you, but we sure are pretty stoked about it. I mean, c’mon! We’re not just talking about a regular cheeseburger, here. We’re talking double cheeseburgers—who doesn’t love ‘em, right? Not only are they twice the size of regular cheeseburgers, but they’re twice as mouthwateringly delicious, too! National Double Cheeseburger Day was created to celebrate the birth of the double cheeseburger. Lionel Sternberger, who concocted the glorious creation, thought that hamburgers were a little too plain and needed just a bit more oomph, if you […]
National Blame Someone Else Day Have you ever broken a vase or tracked mud into someone else’s home? Have you ever wished that you could place the blame on someone else to avoid getting scolded, even as an adult? You’re not alone and this may be the reason that we blame animals for our bad behavior. National Blame Someone Else Day is always celebrated on the first Friday the 13th of the year. The holiday was invented by Anne Moeller of Clio, Michigan in 1982. One day, her alarm clock failed to go off, which created a domino effect of […]
The Animal Adoption Center (AAC) is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals through rescue, adoption, education and spay/neuter. Founded in 2004, the AAC is a nonprofit organization located in downtown Jackson, Wyoming. Their highly visible location promotes excellent community interaction with their animals and programs. Visitors are greeted by happy, tail-wagging dogs and friendly purring cats. To learn more, check out their website & Facebook today!
KA’A’AWA K-9 Rescue is a non-profit organization incorporated in 2016 that seeks to rescue, rehabilitate, & rehome dogs in need on the island of Oahu, specifically focusing on the Windward side of the island. Their commitment to reducing the rate of canine overpopulation is a major goal for the long-term welfare of their closest animal companions. They believe and live by the motto, ‘People Saving Dogs Saving People’.
Lisa Lunghofer has served as a consultant to animal-related programs throughout the country. Examples of her work include designing an innovative education initiative, based on a public health model, to prevent animal cruelty in Philadelphia; writing grant proposals for programs that promote the human-animal bond; conducting strategic planning with animal and child welfare organizations; evaluating the effects of shelter dogs on veterans diagnosed from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; and directing the Animal and Society Institute’s animal abuse prevention program.
Marine Iguanas Marine iguanas are most noted for their ability to feed in shallow, marine waters. They are herbivores and eat marine algae growing along rocky shores and underwater. In the water, they swim with a snake-like motion and hold themselves against the bottom with their long claws in order to graze. Though they feed in the water, marine iguanas are predominately terrestrial. They are often observed warming themselves in the sun, and they nest along the shore. Marine iguanas are also known for their very efficient salt glands, where they “sneeze” out salt. Because they feed underwater, they ingest a large amount of saltwater. In order to […]