Pet Care Tips

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Keep Your Pets Cool When the Temps Heat Up!

Summer is upon us and many people are spending more and more time outside. While it’s important for you to keep cool, here are a few tips to keep your pet healthy in the heat, too: • Don’t leave your pet alone in the car. Animals can be affected by heat stroke within minutes. • […]

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Keeping Your Dog Calm During Fireworks

Humane societies and shelters typically take in more strays during the Fourth of July holiday because so many dogs are scared off by fireworks. Because the loud noises can hurt their sensitive ears, frightened dogs may pant, drool, whine and cower at their owners’ feet, retreat to a hiding place, or try to run away […]

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The Face of FIV

What do you see when you look at this face? We see a sweet, innocent, loving feline!  Sugar is all that and much more! She is an active, playful, family and feline friendly cat who is highly adoptable, yet, sadly many people and other shelters will turn away or euthanize a cat like Sugar when […]

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Preparing Your Pet for an Emergency

Every year we are reminded of the potential devastation that a tornado, fire, flood, or other disaster can cause to a home or community and why every family should have a disaster preparedness plan. It’s essential that your pet be a part of that plan too. Among other tips, the American Red Cross suggests that […]

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