3 Ways You Can Help Improve Animal Welfare in Your Community and Beyond

Research cited by People magazine shows that by 2030, up to 75 million pets will be at risk of inadequate veterinary care. The prime cause of this is the low rate of annual veterinary graduates. Each year around 3000 individuals across the United States graduate as veterinarians. As a result, by 2030, there will be a total of 15,000 vets. However, this is well short of the required number of 41,000.

One of the prime factors for this shortage is the high cost of education it takes to become a veterinary doctor. This poses a major challenge for the future of animal welfare which can only be addressed by increased awareness and participation by the public. In this article by American-Outdoors.net, we’ll explore the best ways you can step up and make a positive contribution towards improving animal welfare.  Continue reading

How To Plan A Camping Trip

Whether it be telling stories around the fire, making s’mores, or hiking through the woods, a good camping trip cannot be beaten. It can help you to disconnect from the world for a bit, and provides a chance for you to connect with nature.

Although you will be leaving many of the comforts of home behind you, a camping trip can be a fantastic adventure of bonding and shared life experiences for everyone that is involved. However, even the greatest laid plans can be disrupted by disorganization or some type of unexpected disturbance. Therefore, it is best to think ahead and plan as much as possible for your next camping adventure.

Here are some things to think about to help you plan a camping trip that is sure to please the entire camping crew. Continue reading