Holiday Safety Tips

Keep your furry friends safe during the holidays! Tip #1: Keep all food in a safe place Make sure all of the food is in a place where your pets can not reach it. Open countertop areas, dining areas, and even coffee tables in the living room can be easy targets for our smart furry […]

Meet Stevie Nicks!

Stevie Nicks Hi there, I'm Stevie Nicks! No, I'm not in a band or anything like that, but I'm happy to be named after someone so special. And you can change my name when you come to adopt me, if you want to! I'll answer to anything you decide to name me, because it...

Bored Pets? Try These Activities!

BE CREATIVE! Puzzle feeders are great for treats! ● Feed all meals in some type of slow feeder or puzzle feeder. A good example of this would be a KongWobbler. This helps them work for their food and keeps them occupied for a longer length of time.● If the weather is...

Meet Parker!

Hi there, I'm Parker! I'm happy and friendly and playful and lots of fun. Most importantly, there is no place on earth I'd rather be than right by your side. I'll make such a nice friend and companion for you, if you'll just give me my chance to shine. That's all I've...

Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

The Fourth of July is a fun filled holiday for family and friends. It’s a chance to celebrate the birth of the United States with BBQ, fireworks, and warm weather. But that doesn’t mean our furry friends are as excited as we are! Wayside wants your pets to feel comfortable and safe during this holiday, […]

Going Back to Work

Life has looked quite different since a pandemic has taken over the world. Many of us were staying home much more frequently than before and we aren’t the only ones who have gotten used to this new lifestyle. Our pets have also been able to spend much more time with...

I Found a Kitten! Now What?

Kitten season is in full swing! This time of year is a great reminder of the importance of spaying and neutering your pets. Each year we care for hundreds of abandoned and stray kittens as well as mom’s with litters. It’s important to be prepared for what to do if you...

Help Give Them a Second Chance

The Canine Behavior Center, the second of its kind in the nation, exclusively serves shy, fearful as well as high-energy/arousal dogs to transform behaviors that could prevent them from being successful in a home environment. Using positive reinforcement (treats of...

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