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Military Pets: The Furry Side of Military Families

For many military families, pets are part of the family. They are an important part of the home and come with their own set of joys and challenges as anyone else in the family. Families who have military pets value the companionship and steadfastness their four-legged members provide, but also understand there is great responsibility that comes with caring for...

Disaster Preparedness for Your Pets

Your pet is a treasured member of your family, and during an emergency you’ll want to make sure it is safe from harm. Here are some steps you can take before and during a disaster to help protect your beloved pet. Create an Evacuation Plan It’s impossible to know exactly how a disaster would unfold, so it’s a good idea to...

Are deceased pets jealous when we get new pets?

“I had my dog, Jackson, for 12 years before I had to put him down. I was devastated and figured I’d never get another dog. But 3 months later I fell in love with another dog, got her from the shelter, and now I’m worried that Jackson is jealous or thinks I don’t love him. Are...

How Big Is the Pet Care Industry? | Pet Care Business | Pet Services

How big is the pet care industry? In good times and bad, pet...

Cold weather safety tips for pets

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The Quad Cities area is preparing for wind chills dropping well below zero. When the temperature drops, it’s important to keep your pet's safety in mind. Whether your pet has a thick winter coat or not, experts say they shouldn't be out when it’s below freezing. Their fur alone is not enough to keep...

WCFA Pets Needing People | Mesquite Local News

WCFA’S featured pet is Honey.  Honey is a very pretty 7 year old tabby.  She is very gentle and would do best in a quiet home as an only cat or with another very gentle cat.  Once Honey feels secure in her surroundings she is very loving and sweet.     If you are interested in any of our pets, please...

Not Just a Pet Project: Dog Day Care Part of a Growing Pet Care Industry

In the small-dog yard at a San Antonio pet boarding facility, Lynette Gibson watches over Coco and Bentley and a dozen or so other pups toddling across the synthetic grass. She knows each one by name, which ones visit regularly, which seem the smartest, and which may be feeling a bit grouchy that day.“I stop aggression, I clean up after...

AVMA offers cold weather safety advice for pets

With winter in full swing, pet owners are being urged to take precautions to protect their animals from injuries caused by ice and deicers. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has provided information for veterinarians to share with owners on safety during the cold season: Be wary of ice. In addition to possibly slipping and falling, ice and icy crust on...

Abandoning pets will be punished: Minister – Turkey News

Abandoning pets will be punished: Minister A new law on animal rights will ban the sale of cats and dogs in pet shops and bring punishments for those who abandon their pets on the streets, a minister has said. “In order to prevent an increase in the number of...

What Pets Can Teach US | Handicapped Pets Blog

Caring for a senior or disabled pet can be tiring and can take a lot out of their care givers. Sometimes we need to take the and remind ourselves how amazing it is to own a pet. All the love we give our pets is returned tenfold. And if we pay attention there is a lot to be learned...