Rescue a cat during Adopt-A-Cat Month

American Humane celebrates Adopt-A-Cat Month each June and this year, American Humane is urging animal lovers to celebrate by visiting their local animal shelter and adopting a cat– or two. “Shelters are swamped in the best of times, but now that Americans are transitioning back to the office after more than a year of remote work, shelters are reporting increases […]

Canine hero awarded AKC Paw of Courage

The American Kennel Club (AKC), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is honored to recognize K9 Kozmo of the Mesquite Police Department in Mesquite, Texas, with a posthumous 2021 AKC Paw of CourageSM award after he made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty this past April. The AKC Paw of Courage shows appreciation […]

Annual heartworm testing for your pets recommended

The American Heartworm SocietyDownloadadvises ourdog owners to have their furry companions tested for heartworm annually. Such testsACCESS can typically be conducted during routine preventive care visits to the veterinarian.BUSINESSES The AHS notes that such tests are necessary even for dogs that are taking year-round heartworm prevention medications. Tests can confirm that such programs are working or indicate if they are […]

Prevent pet-related damage to the house

 The benefits of having a pet are innumerable. Pets can be companions, protectors, service animals, and even help produce products that can be sold, such as eggs from chickens. While there are many positive attributes to pets, one potential conc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Awareness of Lyme disease for dog owners

 Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. Lyme disease primarily affects people, but dogs also are at risk. Lyme disease is caused by a spirochete, borrelia burgdorferi, which is a type of bacterium, says VC… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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