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  • Pets & Poisons

    June 21, 2022
    PREVENT ACCIDENTAL POISONINGS BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU PLANT Although plants provide clean air and immense beauty, many are also poisonous/toxic to pets. Several of the beautiful flowing plants we bring…
  • Pet-Proofing Your Home

    June 21, 2022
    Dog and cats (especially kittens) can be very curious. Here’s how to keep your companion animal safe in your home: KITCHENS/BATHROOMS Use childproof latches to keep little paws from prying…
  • Vaccinating Your Pet

    June 21, 2022
    To protect your pet from contagious diseases, keep his essential vaccinations up-to-date. This is important even if your pet is kept mostly indoors. There is also always a risk that…
  • Winter Care Tips for Dog and Cat Owners

    June 21, 2022
    When its cold outside, extra precautions are required to ensure your pet’s well-being. Follow these tips to keep your pet warm and cozy during these chilly months. THE OUTDOOR FACTOR…
  • Pets in Rental Housing

    June 21, 2022
    Approximately 6 million animals end up in shelters each year and moving-related issues are among the most common reasons for pet relinquishment. An extensive analysis based on 1.1 million classifiable…
  • Pets and Seniors

    June 21, 2022
    Scientific research has demonstrated the link between human-animal interaction and healthy aging. IMPROVED Health Pet ownership is one of the most common ways older adults interact with animals; over half…
  • Animal Abuse

    June 1, 2022
    Last Updated: May 2022 ANIMAL NEGLECT STEP 1: EVALUATE THE SITUATION When attempting to evaluate what you may believe to be a case of animal neglect, take another look more…
  • 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
    Last updated: May 2022 As soon as you enter an animal shelter, the temptation to adopt will be great. That’s why it’s so important to consider whether bringing an animal…
  • 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,…