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In the News

There have been lots of Coyotes sightings in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Read about how to protect your pets and keep coyotes away.

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Save a Life

Visit the Humane Society of Sumner County to meet Jasper, a handsome and smart Border Collie, who is ready for his forever home.

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Make a Difference

Two photographers Shannon Johnstone and Fred Levy are using their gifts to help dogs. See their beautiful photos and learn about their efforts.

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Stray Magnet Blog, personal stories and helpful information…

Our Favorite Children’s Books Featuring Animals

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Here are a few of our favorites animal books that we have enjoyed for many years (ages 4-8). The first favorite book was Kitty Up, by Elizabeth Wojtusik. It’s a story of a cat that jumps out of a window chasing a ball, gets lost and finds his way home through his friend, the family […]

Stationery Cards For Sale To Benefit Animal Shelters, Humane Societies and Rescue Groups

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Thank you for your interest in our stationery cards. ALL proceeds will benefit animal shelters, humane organizations and rescue groups. If you don’t want to pick from one on our list you may designate an animal non-profit of your choice. Stationary Card Sets Available: (Cats, Flowers, Animals, Scenic and Travel) Cat Set -12 cards (6 […]

ACL injury and recovery timeline, plus triumphs and challenges

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Originally Published June 11, 2013 We were out of town for Memorial Day Weekend when our dog Winston tore his ACL. We headed home early to seek medical attention, schedule surgery and start the healing and recovery. We would do anything for our dog but it has been harder than we thought. The 12 week […]

Why do some dogs fear storms?

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It’s raining right now which means Winston won’t leave my side and hasn’t been outside to go the bathroom since 10p.m. last night despite me efforts. I actually walked him all the way to the back of the yard hoping he would go if I went with him. It’s been 12 hours since he’s gone […]

Tennessee’s state reptile is the Eastern Box Turtle- LEARN MORE!

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Our native Tennessee’s Eastern Box Turtles are considered a threatened species. They have amazing homing devices, can close their shell completely and are meant to live long lives. Learn more about them and how you can help!

Skunk Attack, blow by blow personal story and helpful recipe

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As I am trying to put the finishing touches on the website my husband runs in with our dog Winston saying he got sprayed by a skunk. At the time we were living in an apartment with no access to a hose or a place to isolate him. Immediately I start searching for answers by […]