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. 

An Ode to Our Queen
An Ode to Our Queen
An Ode to our Queen: A love letter to Adoptable Kitty, Ms. Tuna
A Leap of Faith that Paid Off
A Leap of Faith that Paid Off
A Leap of Faith that Paid Off
A Behind the Scenes Look at our Mobile Adoption Events
A Behind the Scenes Look at our Mobile Adoption Events
A Behind the Scenes look at our Mobile Adoption Events
The Power of Love
The Power of Love
The Power of Love
Life Lessons from a Cat
Life Lessons from a Cat
Life Lessons from a Cat
The Obesity Epidemic in our Pets
The Obesity Epidemic in our Pets
The Obesity Epidemic in our Pets
On the Subtle Art of Matchmaking
On the Subtle Art of Matchmaking
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A Bideawee matchmakers reflects on his 12 years on the job and his work with Bideawee's feline residents.
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