The Bideawee Blog

Get to know the staff, volunteers, and extended community that make up the Bideawee Family.  Read about their unique experiences, their personal perspectives and their behind-the-scenes accounts of life with the animals that call Bideawee home. 

A Behind the Scenes Look at our Mobile Adoption Events
A Behind the Scenes Look at our Mobile Adoption Events
January 23, 2017
A Behind the Scenes look at our Mobile Adoption Events
The Power of Love
The Power of Love
November 28, 2016
The Power of Love
Life Lessons from a Cat
Life Lessons from a Cat
November 8, 2016
Life Lessons from a Cat
The Obesity Epidemic in our Pets
The Obesity Epidemic in our Pets
October 24, 2016
The Obesity Epidemic in our Pets
The Tami Chronicles
The Tami Chronicles
October 11, 2016
The Tami Chronicles
My Experience as a Pet Therapy Volunteer
My Experience as a Pet Therapy Volunteer
May 19, 2016
The Power of Pet Therapy.
On the Subtle Art of Matchmaking
On the Subtle Art of Matchmaking
April 5, 2016
For a cat behaviorist and Bideawee veteran of 10 years, being a Bideawee matchmaker isn't a job; it's a calling.
The Importance of your Pet's Dental Health
The Importance of your Pet's Dental Health
February 18, 2016
Keeping your pet's mouth heathy can prevent many conditions and illnesses down the road.
A Career that was Meant to Be
A Career that was Meant to Be
January 4, 2016
After a windy career road, Senior Manager of Volunteer Programs, Alicia Ryan, wound up exactly where she was meant to be.
The Problem with the "Pack Leader" Mentality
The Problem with the "Pack Leader" Mentality
November 23, 2015
Bideawee's Certified Trainer explores the explosion of the "pack leader" mentality and why this may not be a one size fits all approach.
A Dog's Quirks
A Dog's Quirks
October 27, 2015
Dogs, like people. are full of quirks and idiosyncrasies that make them special.
The Best of Both Worlds- Tales from a Volunteer Manager
The Best of Both Worlds- Tales from a Volunteer Manager
October 12, 2015
Westhampton Volunteer & Events Manager, Kim Keith, reflects on the joys of working alongside the pets and people that make up the Bideawee community.
The Power of Quiet Connection
The Power of Quiet Connection
September 21, 2015
Reiki master & Bideawee volunteer, Sarah Hauser, discusses her work with Bideawee's feline population and her belief that a gentle touch can transform a fearful animal.
The Making of a Speciest
The Making of a Speciest
August 8, 2015
A self-professed "speciest" wonders if it's time to call a truce with the felines of the world.
Understanding Behavior in People & Pets
Understanding Behavior in People & Pets
July 27, 2015
A long-time Bideawee matchmaker shares her observations about the behaviors and traits that we share with our four-legged friends.
When a Picture is Worth More than A Thousand Words
When a Picture is Worth More than A Thousand Words
July 13, 2015
Dee McMeekan, pet photographer and Bideawee volunteer, shares her experience working with Bideawee's animals.
7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe this Summer
7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe this Summer
July 13, 2015
When Courtney Chandler isn't running her own dog training business, she's volunteering her time working with the resident dogs at Bideawee. Here's her top seven tips on how to keep your dogs safe this summer.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Claws
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Claws
June 19, 2015
A Bideawee matchmakers reflects on his 12 years on the job and his work with Bideawee's feline residents.
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