Winter Pet Safety

It’s a fail-safe that every year once we have snow on the ground and freezing temperatures we can’t help but daydream about the summer sun. Until we can rejoice again in 80+ degree weather, let’s talk about some ways to make winter a little more bearable for our...

Get Fit With Your Best Friend

2020 has FINALLY come to a close. After months of staying home and working on our quarantine bodies, you might have New Year’s resolutions of getting fit on your mind. You don’t have to do it alone! Our pets can be the best inspiration and workout companion to keep you motivated while also having fun. […]

Winter Enrichment

It’s that time of year where we can see our breath outside and the winter chill pushes us indoors. Don’t let this change in weather limit your animals’ learning, energy release, and fun! By getting a little creative we can keep our pets mentally engaged. Check out these enrichment ideas for dogs and cats! DOGS […]

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 […]

Join Our Kindness Campaign

October is Bullying Prevention Month It’s October, which means the beginning of Fall, the usual Halloween festivities, and National Bullying Prevention Month! This cause is extremely important to Wayside Waifs, as our Humane Education team works to end bullying and increase empathy and compassion skills in area schools with the No More Bullying! Program. On a normal, October day, we would […]

What to do When You Find a Stray

Wayside Waifs is so proud to partner with animal control departments in Grandview, Belton, and Riverside to offer assistance to the community with stray animals. It is important that we, as a community, know how to properly care for these strays and that starts with understanding the steps to take if a stray is found.  […]

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is a time to explore, adventure, and discover. There is no better way to enjoy these activities than with your best friend by your side! It’s important to make sure that you are keeping your pet safe so that you both can get the most out of these beautiful summer months. Dehydration and overheating […]

The Core Values: Responsibility

No More Bullying! Curriculum What is the core value of responsibility and how is it defined? Responsibility is doing what you’re supposed to do whether you feel like it or not. How is the core value of responsibility used at Wayside Waifs? Taking care of animals is a big responsibility and, in many ways, caring […]

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