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Companion Animal Obesity

April 4th, 2018

When we think of animal cruelty, many of us will imagine a starving, bone-thin animal. Sadly, many cruelty and neglect cases result in emaciated animals. However, abuse also occurs when an owner over-feeds an animal to the point of obesity. This is a real occurrence that veterinarians, animal shelters, and rescue groups sadly see when […]

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Riley’s Rescue Story

February 28th, 2018

Animal hoarding is a form of animal cruelty in which individuals accumulate a large number of animals that they cannot properly care for.  Many of these animals suffer from malnutrition, upper respiratory problems, isolation, and early death.  Some people who hoard animals may feel that they are rescuing the animals in their care and that […]

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February 20th is Love Your Pet Day!

February 3rd, 2018

Companion animals bring joy to the lives of their owners everyday.  From warm morning greetings to evening relaxation time, the special bond that humans form with their animal friends is unique and rewarding. Celebrate “Love Your Pet Day” this month on February 20th by sharing some special treats and extra time with your companion animal.  […]

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Humane New Year’s Resolutions

January 1st, 2018

A new year brings hope of good things to come and a fresh resolve to form good habits! If you are among the many who devote yourself to a New Year’s resolution, why not consider a resolution to benefit animals? 1. Exercise with a Shelter Dog. Have you vowed to exercise more this year? Volunteer at your […]

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Create A Humane Holiday

December 2nd, 2017

The holidays are a time many of us spend with family and friends where food is often an important part of the celebration.  We look forward with anticipation to the delicious, family recipes prepared during this time.    Each year, however, thousands of factory farmed animals endure intense suffering to satisfy the demand for our societal […]

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