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  • 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…
  • Cold-Weather Pet Tips

    August 26, 2016
    People who live in areas experiencing cold weather and winter storms need to take extra precautions to keep their animals safe. Pets left to fend for themselves in cold weather…
  • Tornado Tips for Pet Owners

    August 26, 2016
    Tornadoes are among the most terrifying and destructive natural phenomena – and they rarely give much warning. Having an emergency plan for your entire family – including your pets, is…
  • Disaster Preparedness for Pet Owners

    August 26, 2016
    Disasters can be as diverse as a barn collapse, train derailment, drought, blizzard, explosion, or any situation that leaves animals helpless and without care. As the animal care facility in…
  • Activities for Grieving Children

    August 26, 2016
    A wonderful and effective way to encourage and allow children to share and experience their emotions is through activities. Arts and crafts, writing, talking or reading are all excellent and…