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  • General Safety Rules

    August 25, 2016
    There are several tips you can follow to help keep your pet safe. Here are a few: Don’t let your dog ride in an open truck bed Keep your pet’s…
  • Kennel Cough

    August 25, 2016
    The facts Kennel cough (infectious tracheobronchitis) is a contagious, upper-respiratory disease. It is transmitted by an airborne virus and often complicated by secondary bacterial infection. Kennel cough occurs more commonly…
  • Pets & Poisons

    August 25, 2016
    Prevent Accidental Poisonings Be Careful What You Plant Although plants provide clean air and immense beauty, many are also poisonous to pets. Plants that are not toxic to people, like…
  • Identification Tags & Microchips

    August 25, 2016
    The following are common types of identification that can mean the difference between life and death for your best friend. Remember, with each of these methods, it is imperative to…
  • Educator Resources

    August 25, 2016
    Downloadable Lesson Plans American Humane is pleased to offer a series of informative, downloadable lesson plans designed to assist educators in incorporating current humane education topics into their everyday curricula.…
  • Vaccinating Your Pet

    August 25, 2016
    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. Many contagious diseases are airborne and your…
  • Pet-Proofing Your Home

    August 25, 2016
    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…
  • Separation Anxiety

    August 25, 2016
    Whether you need to run a quick errand or you work full time, you probably have to leave your dog alone now and then. Unfortunately for dogs, they are naturally…
  • Interactive Food Toys

    August 25, 2016
    Interactive toys are a great way to provide your dog (or cat!) with mental and physical exercise. Instead of just dumping the food in a bowl, why not put the…