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WHY VOLUNTEER AT AN ANIMAL SHELTER?

WHY VOLUNTEER AT AN ANIMAL SHELTER?

Volunteering makes you feel good! Being a volunteer at an animal shelter is good for your health! Whether you’re a junior (ages 8 to 14), youth (ages 15-17) or adult (ages 18+), volunteering programs not only benefit the dedicated staff members, but getting to work...

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WHY ADOPT A SENIOR DOG?

WHY ADOPT A SENIOR DOG?

Senior dogs tend to spend the most time at a rescue or shelter. That is, if they find one at all. Advanced age dogs have a high euthanasia rate than their younger counterparts. That’s because many people seek a shelter or rescue...

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PET OBESITY:  An Expanding Promblem

PET OBESITY: An Expanding Promblem

Humans spend a lot of time fretting over weight issues, going to drastic measures to prevent and fight obesity. What about our pets? Being overweight seriously impacts our health and that of our pets. A growing problem in people and pets, obesity is expanding with...

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Celebrate World Animal Day

Celebrate World Animal Day

World Animal Day is a global celebration to raise awareness of animals in order to improve welfare standards. It’s celebrated in many different ways in various countries that are dedicated to make the world a better place for all animals. Through increased awareness...

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EVER WONDER WHERE MOST PET STORE PUPPIES COME FROM?

EVER WONDER WHERE MOST PET STORE PUPPIES COME FROM?

A Puppy Mill, sometimes known as a Puppy Farm, is a commercial dog breeding facility that is operated with an emphasis on profits above animal welfare and is often substandard conditions regarding the well being of dogs in their care. We’ve all seen those adorable...

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START A DOG-STAGRAM ON INSTAGRAM

START A DOG-STAGRAM ON INSTAGRAM

If you’re a little bit of a homebody or someone who simply loves being with your dog, start a dog-stagram account! Get involved in the social media community and link your Dog’s Instagram account to your Facebook and Twitter accounts! You’ll enjoy some canine love and...

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PET FIRE SAFETY

PET FIRE SAFETY

Did you know that each year there are nearly 1,000 house fires accidently started by the homeowner’s pet? Taking simple preventative measures to ensure the safety of your home and your pet are an integral part of responsible pet ownership. Curious pooches may spy on a...

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ID’S PLEASE!

ID’S PLEASE!

Summer’s in full swing and with time spent outdoors comes an added risk of pets escaping. Personalized ID tags or implanted microchips are the best way to increase the likelihood of your pet returning home. Make sure your pet is properly fitted with a collar, as a...

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GET READY FOR SUMMER ADVENTURES WITH YOUR HERO!

GET READY FOR SUMMER ADVENTURES WITH YOUR HERO!

There are so many fun things to do with your dog during the summer weather. Bonding with your dog and making fun memories is easy this season because there are so many activities that you both can participate in outdoors.   TAKE A HIKE If you and your dog enjoy...

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