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  • Wildlife

    August 25, 2016
    Extend humane treatment of animals beyond companion pets to the wildlife in your backyard. While animals like deer, bats, skunks, squirrels and raccoons can be a nuisance, the best way…
  • Pet Overpopulation

    August 25, 2016
    Pet “overpopulation” encompasses two primary factors: (1) allowing cats and dogs to reproduce with little chance to find homes for the offspring and (2) pets being relinquished by owners who…
  • Holiday Issues

    August 25, 2016
    While holidays bring good times and cheer for many, they also bring a unique set of circumstances for companion animals. Here are special issues for you to consider in keeping…
  • Reporting Internet Animal Abuse

    August 25, 2016
    The Internet can be a powerful medium for connecting us to information to combat animal cruelty, but it also can be a haven for animal abusers who celebrate and actively…
  • Juvenile Spay/Neuter

    August 25, 2016
    “We cannot kill our way out of pet overpopulation. Spay and neuter — it’s the only way.” — W. Marvin Mackie, DVM, pioneer of juvenile spay/neuter and creator of the QuickSpay®…
  • Animal Shelter Euthanasia

    August 25, 2016
    National euthanasia statistics are difficult to pinpoint because animal care and control agencies are not uniformly required to keep statistics on the number of animals taken in, adopted, euthanized or…
  • If You Find a Lost Pet

    August 25, 2016
    Have you ever seen a dog or cat running loose on a busy street and feared for its safety? You may have tried to get it out of harm’s way…
  • Rabies Facts & Prevention Tips

    August 25, 2016
    Rabies Facts Rabies is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system. Rabies can infect any warm-blooded animal. There is no cure for rabies, and it is almost always…
  • Animal Abuse

    August 25, 2016
    Step 1: Evaluate the Situation Animal Neglect Maybe it only looks like neglect. Look more closely at different times of day. Maybe the food and water bowls are kept inside,…
  • Euthanasia: Making the Decision

    August 25, 2016
    While some pets die of old age in the comfort of their own home, many others become seriously ill, get injured in some way or experience a significantly diminished quality…