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  • Dogs Ride Inside: Pets and Motor Vehicles

    August 26, 2016
    American Humane and Ford recommend: All animals should ride inside a pickup truck cab – never in the bed of a truck. At the very minimum, your pet should always…
  • 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…
  • Trapping Cats

    August 26, 2016
    What can I do about my neighbor who is trapping stray cats in the neighborhood? I’m worried about the safety of my cat. In most communities, it is not illegal…
  • Disaster Preparedness for Shelters

    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…
  • Canine Influenza

    August 26, 2016
    The Facts Canine influenza is an upper respiratory infection in dogs caused by the H3N8 Type A influenza virus. It is a very new disease that is believed to have…
  • Feline Diabetes

    August 26, 2016
    Diabetes mellitus, or “sugar” diabetes, is a common disorder in cats, striking one in every 400. It is caused by the inability of the hormone insulin to properly balance blood…