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How Do You Tell Your Child that Their Pet Has to Be Put to Sleep?

Yesterday I received a sad email from a dear friend who was reaching out for advice on how to tell her precious five year old daughter that the dog she’s known her whole 5 years, has to be put down. He’s sick and suffering and it is the only humane choice for them to make. My heart broke for her – for her own
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Why Do Cats Urinate in the House?

Why Do Cats Urinate in the House? By David Barratt Jackson There are many reasons why your cat might be peeing in the house, anything from cleanliness, change of territory and the scent of another cat. Let’s look at why cats urinate in the house and what you can do to make it stop. Making your cat stop urinating on the carpet is easier
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DIY Catsicle Summer Treat recipe for your Feline

DIY Catsicle Summer Treat recipe for your Feline By Louise Hung What you need: Primal Pet Foods Chicken Mix, some tuna water from a can of tuna, a dash of the Honest Kitchen’s Pro Bloom Instant Goat’s Milk (optional), water, Dixie Cup. I used the Primal Chicken Mix, not the nutritionally complete Primal Formula, because I use it as a base to make my
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How to Handle Pet Separation Anxiety

Jordan Walker wants to help pet owners in many ways. Hence, he decided to share his passion for animals by writing regularly for Coops and Cages and other blogs. In this article, he shares some tips on how to handle pet separation anxiety. If your pet appears worried whenever you reach for the door, ruins stuff when you head out of the house, goes insane when
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How to Read Cat Communication Signals?

By Holly Hugo Cats are loving, affectionate pets, but they can also be one of the hardest animals to read when it comes to interpreting their moods and body language, particularly when you consider the dog, who is virtually an open book by comparison! However, cats use a whole range of different communication signals, both when it comes to communicating with other cats, and
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Logical Reasons Why One Should Adopt Instead of Buying a Pet

By Radhika Dadhich We all hear of the noble cause of adopting an animal. Have you recently decided to bring home a new pet? Then, you must have browsed the Internet for the best breed and the best shop to but the pet from. Ever wondered if adopting a pet could be a better option for you? Have a read: Adopted Pets Cost Less:
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How to Help Stray Animals

At Best Friends Animal Society, we care for thousands of animals each year. Many are dogs and cats who were separated from their families somehow and were brought to a shelter, where they remained unclaimed. Cats and dogs can become lost quickly for a variety of reasons, and even the most careful, thoughtful pet lovers can lose track of their pets. Cats are especially prone
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Stop Animal Abuse

It is a tragic reality that many dogs and cats around the world are suffering from cruelty and abuse. In becoming involved with a humane organization, I have come to realize how deeply spread animal abuse is. Cats in particular, have been the subjects of especially unjustified cruelty over the centuries. This cruelty unfortunately is worldwide and is still taking place today. The problems
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Celebrating Another Milestone

It’s been a big year for big anniversaries. December 1st kicks off the 20th year of the wildly popular Meyer Outlet Sale, when the cookware kings open their doors to the public to shop for incredible bargains right from the warehouse. They’ve been wonderful friends to the Humane Society of the North Bay, where we’ve been celebrating our 30th anniversary, by matching up to
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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

‘Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink. Check out the following tips from ASPCA experts for a fulfilling Thanksgiving that your pets can enjoy, too. Talkin’ Turkey If you decide to
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