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Keeping your pets safe during cold temperatures

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Just like people, pets get cold too! The cold tolerance can vary from pet to pet based on their coat, body fat, activity level, and health. During the winter months, it’s important to keep your pet safe from the elements. Winter walks can become dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are […]

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Pets of the week: Sassi and Shadow are a bonded pair. Deuce will

JACKSON, MI — The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption. Here are three of them. Sassi and Shadow are a strong bonded pair of friends who recently were adopted as a pair. Sassi is a 3-year-old, mostly black, female Staffordshire mix dog. Shadow is a 1-year-old, male […]

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Providence Animal Center Pets of the Week for adoption, Feb. 2,

Providence Animal Center, 555 Sandy Bank Road, Media, is featuring these pets for adoption this week: Rose, 4-year-old female mixed breed Rose is a sweet and petite gal who is patiently waiting for her forever family to walk through the adoption center doors at Providence Animal Center. While she is originally from an overcrowded shelter in […]

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Compassionate Crossings: New business offers in-home euthanasia

When Lane and Kathryn Hagan found out this fall that their 15-year-old cat, Stella, didn’t have much time to live, they made the difficult decision to put her down. Stella had beaten cancer in 2020 but had gotten sick again and was going downhill fast. The Hagans decided they didn’t want to put Stella through […]

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Knowing CPR for Pets – Flagstaff Business News

Pet owners are the first responders. When Kate Klasen’s five-pound dog started choking one day, she knew the Heimlich Maneuver from teaching human CPR but didn’t know exactly how to apply it to her pet. While she was ultimately able to save her, she realized it wasn’t enough just to know the life-saving techniques that […]

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Animal experts warn not to leave pets outdoors during freezing

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) – While we’re all trying to stay warm in these freezing temperatures, so should your pets, because if you’re feeling cold, chances are they’re just as cold. We spoke to some animal experts about how to keep your pets warm in these cold temperatures. The main advice they gave us was to […]

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Op-ed: This February, give your pets extra love

February is typically set aside for all things romance — wine and dine here, roses there, getaways for two way over there; and sure, it’s great to celebrate romantic love. I’m all about it and plan on getting Valentine’s Day breakfast with my beloved. But what about the love your pet gives you, unconditionally? Shouldn’t […]

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Viking warriors sailed the seas with their pets, bone analysis

When the Vikings sailed west to England more than a millennium ago, they brought their animal companions with them and even cremated their bodies alongside human ones in a blazing pyre before burying them together, a new study finds.  These animal and human remains were found in a unique cremation cemetery in central England that […]

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Paws-ing 4 Pets | Give Blue a Forever home

Today on Pawsing for Pets we have “Blue” from Jax Humane. She’s a 4 year old mixed breed who has lived with other dogs and children. She’s housetrained and very sweet. If you are looking for a furry friend to add to your family, consider baby Blue! The Jacksonville Humane Society provides care, comfort and […]

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Pets of the Week: 2 dogs and a cat are searching for homes

Wyndham is a cat with a shy, sweet personality desperately looking for a family that will give him the second chance he deserves. Wyndham is a kitten that should be wide open, social and a non-stop player. Unfortunately, he is so timid in a shelter environment; you wouldn’t think he is any of those things. […]