The Awesome Benefits and Advantages of Public Lands

September 28th, 2019|

by Nick Norris

Both federal and state public lands in America are renowned for their expansive, diverse, and gorgeous landscapes. American public lands offer unrivaled hunting, fishing, and exploration opportunities that cannot be found elsewhere. Utilizing public lands allow hunters who do not own their own land to hunt legally for a few small fees, which […]

The Importance of National Situational Awareness Day

September 26th, 2019|

by Nick Norris

Annually on September 26th, National Situational Awareness Day is observed to remind the world of its importance. Staying aware of one’s surroundings and environment can vastly improve chances of day-to-day safety for both yourself and others.

Harm can come in many forms, such as oncoming assailants,
thieves, or active shooters. Having strong situational awareness skills […]

5 Things a Responsible Dog Owner Always Does

September 21st, 2019|

by Nick Norris

As the American Kennel Club and puppy parents everywhere prepare to celebrate the annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day, it’s important to remember what makes an owner a responsible one. Of course, having a canine companion is a lot of fun, but it’s also a lot of work. Properly caring for a dog requires […]

The Sad Truth Behind Puppy Mills

September 21st, 2019|

by Nick Norris

There are around 10,000 puppy mills in the United States, the Puppy Mill Project estimates. This number includes both licensed and unlicensed facilities.

Over 2 million puppies are born and housed in these often
poorly-kept mills each year. Additionally, 1.2 million dogs are euthanized
yearly in these facilities, many being adult females who have outlived […]

POW/MIAs, You Are Not Forgotten

September 20th, 2019|

by Nick Norris

On the third Friday of September, the nation remembers the many American captives and missing. POW/MIA Recognition Day exists so the free and found commemorate the soldiers who were or are not.          

According to a Congressional Research
Service Report, 138,103 Americans have been held as prisoners of war since
World War II. The Second […]

Honoring Bretagne, a 9/11 K9 Hero

September 11th, 2019|

By Nick Norris

When those sweltering clouds of smoke and debris erupted from the New York skyline on that bright September morning, roughly 10,000 first responders rushed to the collapsing World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. Though most of the heroes who put their lives on the line that day were men and women, more than […]