13 Aug '12, 6pm
Sailor Offers Tips for Moving With Pets
Guest blogger Navy Lt. Theresa Donnelly is the owner of Hawaii Military Pets , a volunteer online resource for military families in Hawaii. The blog and Facebook page provide information on moving with pets in the military, boarding information and pet policies in state and federal governments. She partners with nonprofits that specialize in service members and their companion animals, such as Dogs on Deployment and Pets for Patriots . As my military family prepares to move to San Diego next year after almost seven years of Hawaii duty, we are dealing with what many military families endure – how to find a rental that allows our big, goofy well-behaved boxer dogs. Our society loves pets, with most Americans owning at least one. According to the American Pet Products Association , 62 percent of all households have pets, but owners struggle to find affordable and safe rental...