by jolene miklas

Shop at WearWoof! Be Gorgeous and Help Animals!

May 08 2013

By Jolene, Suaz and Katie, Animal Friends’ Communications TeamWhen the ladies of Animal Friends’ Communications department learned that WearWoof, a new clothing resale shop that benefits local animal organizations, was open for business, we couldn’t wait to hit the racks! …

Posted in by jolene miklas, fundraiser, fundraising, shopping, staff

And Then My Dog Showed Up

Apr 25 2013

By Jolene Miklas, Director of Communications  I adopted a dog this year. It’s not a big deal, I know. Especially because I work at Animal Friends. You’d think I’d be tempted to adopt dogs every day. But I wasn’t tempted, …

Posted in adopt, adoption, Beagle, by jolene miklas, Happy Tails, rescue, staff

How to Introduce a New Dog to Your Cranky Cat

Mar 13 2013

By Jolene Miklas, Director of Communications I never thought my cat would let me have a dog. My cat, Firefly, is 14 years old, suffers from irritable bowel, and hates everyonebut me. Firefly: trying to flip you the bird. And …

Posted in behavior, by jolene miklas, cat tips, cats, dogs, foster, multi-species, new dogs, new pets, pet tips, safety tips

Always Carry a Spare Cat and Other Important Lessons in Public Relations

Jun 08 2012

By Jolene Miklas, Director of Communications I have one of the best jobs in town. As the Communications Director for Animal Friends, I have the fun –and sometimes hilarious– task of taking shelter animals on radio and TV appearances. As …

Posted in by jolene miklas, cats, dogs, KDKA, radio, staff, TV