Pets

Keep pets cool and safe during hot weather

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) says that the summer months can be uncomfortable and dangerous for pets. Temperatures that may be tolerable for adults and children who are dressed accordingly may not be so for animals covered in fur. It’s vital to help pets stay comfortable and safe as summer temperatures heat up. Pet owners must also […]

Adopt-a-cat Month celebrated in June

American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, celebrates Adopt-A-Cat Month® each June – a month that also marks the height of “kitten season,” when millions of kittens are born and often end up in animal shelters. The feline population increase fills animal shelters across the country each June with cats and kittens who need a home. In honor of […]

Steps to identify flea bites on dogs

Dogs that are itching themselves are often assumed to have fleas, but dog owners who want to be certain that the cause of their pooches’ pain is fleas can learn to identify flea bites. According to the American Kennel Club, fleas leave tiny, red, raised dots on dogs’ skins. Flea bites tend to be smaller than bites from other insects, […]

Should you include a pet in your wedding?

 Pets are full-fledged members of many families and even, apparently, families-to-be. In its 2016 American Wedding Study, Brides magazine found that eight percent of wedding ceremonies included pets. While the couples of yesteryear might have le… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Pets can wander and not find their home

Not all pets are good at finding their way back home. A telephone survey by the ASPCA discovered that the percentage of lost dogs or cats hovered around 15 percent. Veterinarians have confirmed that many animals, even a small pet, can trot indefinite… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

K9s receive Paws of Courage awards

 The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is proud to announce the recipients of the second set of 2018 AKC Paw of Courage awards to show appreciation for the working canines that … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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