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Pet Safety Tips For The Holidays

December 7th, 2018

Decorating for the holidays and hosting celebrations are commonplace during this time of year. Whether you are an extravagant decorator or a minimalistic one, a host for a gathering or attendee, here are a few things to consider to help keep your furry friends safe this holiday season: Decorations Lights–whether you like white or multi-colored […]

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The Plight of the White-Tailed Deer

November 1st, 2018

For many of us, to happen upon a deer grazing in a far-off field or at the edge of the woods is a magical moment. We often stop and exclaim, “Hey, look! A deer!” as we point it out to our friends and family so they may take in the sight of such a graceful […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Adopt a Senior Animal

October 12th, 2018

Giving a senior dog or cat a comfortable home to live out the rest of their lives is one of the most selfless and loving things you can do. Many animals have had full lives with loving families, but for one reason or another, their loved ones couldn’t take care of them anymore. We believe […]

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Service Animals: Dogs Who Lend a Helping Paw

August 22nd, 2018

Service dogs—dogs who are trained to help people by performing specialized tasks—have many important responsibilities. For instance, a guide dog  needs to know when to safely cross a busy intersection with their handler who has a visual impairment. A seizure alert dog is trained to bark to alert a caregiver that someone is having a […]

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Get Youth Involved in Animal Welfare

August 9th, 2018

Over the past generation, enormous strides have been made to improve the lives of animals in America. Shelter euthanasia has been decreasing, feral cat management has become more common place, and more communities are passing laws to combat dog chaining, the horrors of puppy mills and other threats to animals. To continue this progress, we must […]

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