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Animal Cruelty Must Stop

Every day in the United States animals are beaten, neglected, or forced to struggle for survival. Left in unsanitary conditions with no food or water, they have little hope as they live out their days without the compassion they deserve. Some are found and rescued, given the chance to experience how great life and humans can be; others aren’t so lucky. To grow as
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May is National Pet Month!

May is National Pet Month, a time to reflect on the importance of pets and pet ownership.  Pets bring a lot of joy into people’s lives. However, like so many of life’s everyday joys, it’s easy to take pets for granted. Not this month, though! This month we’re going to learn about National Pet Month and get some good ideas on how to celebrate
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Choosing a Pet Sitter

Pet sitters do much more than provide a pet with food and water while their guardian is away from home. A good pet sitter also spends quality time with the animal, gives him exercise and knows how to tell if he needs veterinary attention. What’s more, pet sitters typically offer additional services, such as taking in mail and newspapers and watering plants. But just
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Tips On How to Find Your Lost Pet

If you have lost your cat or dog, the first thing to remember is that the odds are in favor of finding them. The other first thing to remember is that the faster you move, the better those odds get. Begin your search as soon as you notice the animal missing. Here are some ideas to get your search started. Here are some steps to
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The Many Benefits of Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

Spaying and neutering refer to the surgical sterilization of an animal so that it cannot reproduce. With so many homeless pets and not enough homes to go around, spaying or neutering your pets helps to decrease the number of healthy, loving pets who are euthanized. But sterilization isn’t just about helping with the pet overpopulation problem; there are many benefits of spaying or neutering
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Winter Weather Tips for Outdoor Cat Care

Stray and feral cats are at home outside, but they can always use some extra help in cold or severe weather. Follow these tips to help them stay even safer, warmer, and healthier during severe storms and winter months. • Provide shelters to keep cats safe, warm, and dry. • Give cats extra food and water. Extra calories means extra warmth! • Warm the
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Holiday Safety Tips

By ASPCA Ηolly, Jolly and Oh-So-Safe! Of course you want to include your furry companions in the festivities, pet parents, but as you celebrate this holiday season, try to keep your pet’s eating and exercise habits as close to their normal routine as possible. And be sure to steer them clear of the following unhealthy treats, toxic plants and dangerous decorations: O Christmas Tree 
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Cats, Dogs, And Human Food

How Can Our Food Harm Our Pets? By Paul Counts   We’re all guilty of it, giving in to those big begging eyes pleading at us for a scrap from the table during dinner. Fido knows just how to get you to concede, and most of us justify that a little won’t hurt, or we don’t even think of the potential danger at all.
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The Importance of Cat Dental Health

By Bob H. Hamilton Although obviously different in most regards, cats and humans are similar in that they share many of the same oral problems.  Your cat can develop oral problems such as periodontal disease and stomatitis.  These two conditions, among various others, can be very painful. Many of these conditions can be prevented by caring for your cat’s teeth properly.  One of the
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Wellness Exam

Wellness Exam More than likely you visit the doctor and/or dentist at least once a year. Are you doing the same for your pet? Because cats and dogs age quicker than us, taking them to the veterinary hospital once a year is like you going once in five to seven years! October is National Pet Wellness Month (NPWM); celebrate by committing to your furry
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