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  • Choosing a Dog Collar

    August 25, 2016
    It can be difficult to place the first collar on a new pet, especially if that animal is not used to wearing one. However, it is important that all puppies…
  • 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…
  • Animal Welfare Issues

    August 25, 2016
    Animal issues and questions are prominent everywhere. Here we’ll highlight just a few that face our animals and those who care about them everyday: Animals Skinned for Fur A big…
  • Not Coming When Called

    August 25, 2016
    Do you find yourself calling your dog’s name, only to have her look at you and take off in the other direction? You are not alone. But with some work…
  • 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…
  • Fostering Military Pets

    August 25, 2016
    Pets of Military Personnel Whether our military personnel have their deployments extended, are redeployed or are newly deployed, they face a number of difficult decisions regarding home and family. Frequently,…