Pets

Celebrate Adopt-A-Dog Month in October

For thousands of years, dogs have been our best friends, our protectors, and often our heroes, improving and even saving our lives. That is why each October, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the nation’s leading first responder for animals in need, encourages animal lovers to repay the favor by adopting a dog from a local shelter […]

Simple tips to keep people, animals safe from rabies

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is urging the public to remain vigilant by following six simple rabies prevention tips to protect people and animals. “In the United States, human cases of rabies have become so uncommon that it’s easy for people to become complacent and forget that the threat is real,” said Dr. John de Jong, AVMA president. “But […]

Navigating aging with senior pets

As pets age, their needs change and pet owners must adjust how they care for their pets. Spunky pups and curious kittens draw the attention of people eager to welcome new pets into their families. As pets begin to age, owners of senior animals may find that they struggle with their pets’ emergent needs in this stage of life. Senior […]

Are raspberries for the dogs? Yes they are!

According to the American Kennel Club, raspberries offer an abundance of health benefits to dogs so long as they are fed to pups in moderation. Dogs do not need to eat fruit for its nutritional value, as the AKC notes those needs are typically met by serving them high-quality dog foods. But raspberries are an excellent source of dietary fiber, […]

Crate training a good step for puppies

 Many dogs acclimate quickly to crates. Properly training a young dog can lead to many years of well-mannered companionship. Dogs who are behaved and respond appropriately to commands may experience less stress, know their place in the family pa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Tongue-in-cheek fun names to consider for your pet

Naming a pet is serious business for many pet owners. Pet owners want to capture their animal’s unique personality, but also have a name that rolls off the tongue and demands attention. According to Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, the most popular dog… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Great reasons to adopt your next pet

 There is no end to the companionship, love and joy a pet can bring to one’s life. That is perhaps one reason why the number of pets surrendered to shelters each year so greatly upsets animal lovers. But the same places that house animals that w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi Humane Society photo contest underway

 Do you have a favorite photo of your cat or dog or both together? Would you like your photo to be featured on the 2019 Calendar for the Mesabi Humane Society or in the custom deck of playing cards? Find out how to submit and win by going to the… Please register for a free account or log in below […]


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