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  • Feline Leukemia (FeLV)

    August 25, 2019
    Feline leukemia (or FeLV) is the leading viral killer of cats. It weakens the immune system, increases susceptibility to other diseases, causes blood disorders and is the most common cause…
  • Are You Ready to Own a Pet?

    August 25, 2019
    As soon as you enter an animal shelter, the temptation to adopt will be very great. That’s why it’s so important to consider whether bringing an animal into your life…
  • Introducing Dogs to Cats

    August 25, 2019
    Whether you already have a dog and are considering getting a cat, or vice versa, it is very important to think about their first introduction. By letting a loose cat…
  • Pet Disaster Preparedness

    September 12, 2018
    When disaster strikes, it is crucial that you and your family stay safe – and that includes your pets. By having a plan and practicing it, you can be prepared…
  • Pet Fire Safety

    July 11, 2018
    Each year, more than 500,000 pets are affected by house fires, with 1,000 house fires started by pets themselves. In order to prevent and prepare for a possible house fire,…
  • Tips for Shelters for Handling Home Foreclosures

    September 8, 2016
    Develop a plan of action for your shelter for handling home foreclosures. This plan should prevent relinquishment of pets by providing counseling and assistance to families. The best outcome for…
  • Veterinary insurance

    September 8, 2016
    Should I get pet insurance for my pet’s veterinary care? There are many ways to make sure your pet receives proper, yet affordable, medical care. Your vet may offer special…
  • What to do if you’ve lost your pet

    September 8, 2016
    If your pet does become lost, don’t delay. Take the following steps to help bring your companion animal home to safety. Act fast! Don’t waste days hoping your pet will…
  • Cat Adoption Checklist

    August 30, 2016
    Thinking of adopting a cat? First, check out these helpful tips, gathered by American Humane. If you’re thinking about adopting a cat, consider taking home two. Cats require exercise, mental stimulation,…