Vulture Fun for the Whole Family

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Yep.  That is supposed to say vultures.  Now that the olympics are over – I know everyone has turned their attention to the I know everyone is thinking about shark week.  The National Aviary wants to remind you about another important member of our eco-system… vultures. The National Aviary is hosting a special program this weekend – the Value of Vultures. With paid general admission, visitors to the Aviary will be able to participate more

A PITSburgh Partnership – The Cotton Factory and Hello Bully

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When one hears “dog shirts”, the visual of a small dog gnawing at a tight knit sweater may come to mind, but CottonFactory.com and TeeRex Syndicate had something else planned when they partnered with Hello Bully to promote Pit Bull welfare in the Pittsburgh area. In 2002, before she and her husband founded TeeRex Syndicate and purchased CottonFactory.com, Samantha Ginsburg was the proud owner of two rescue Pit Bulls from Animal friends and four more

Are you a Bird Nerd?

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I would not really describe myself as a birder – but I have a few friends who are – and I have to say the bird watching stuff sort of rubs off on your. My sister and her good friend were visiting in Florida and have gone out of their way to look for certain birds.  I have joined in on a few of these trips – I was more excited about seeing a dolphin than the pelicans.  Last year when we were visiting some family in Florida, we went to the store more

Saturday is Sloth Day

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We are not just saying Saturday is sloth day because maybe sometimes you are lazy on Saturdays.  But Saturday is really International Sloth Day at the Pittsburgh Aviary. You can spend the day – slowly hanging out with Wookiee the Aviary’s two-toed sloth.  The sloth is the worlds slowest animal and spend most of the day sleeping. There will be sloth themed activities and kids can make a sloth mask. Sloth fun is included in the Aviary more

Pancakes with Pets – All You Can Eat Pancakes to Benefit Animal Rescue League

Join the Animal Rescue League for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at the Double Wide Grill on April 11, 2010. You can even bring your pets – they are welcome on the patio area.  Live music by Bryan Cole. Sunday, April 11, 2010 – 10am-2pm Double Wide Grill $10 – Benefits the Animal Rescue League of Western Pa more

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