7 Ways to Protect Your Pets in an Emergency

Here’s some good advice from some animal-loving friends Down Under, about managing risks to our pets during emergencies. With all the weather-related emergencies around the United States, and beyond, I found good information in this article in “The Conversation,” about … Continue reading

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Brave HSUS Rescuers Risk Lives to Save Stranded Pets

On September 1, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) was coordinating with other agencies and animal welfare organizations to rescue as many animals as possible who had been affected by Hurricane Harvey. They received a request to help … Continue reading

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Human Health Irritations Due to Pets

Some people are unfortunate because they have allergies to dogs and will never be able to enjoy the love, devotion, and companionship a human receives from a pet dog. The symptoms of dog allergies are very similar to the symptoms … Continue reading

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Next Flight! Freekibble Flight to Freedom Leaves Phoenix with 145 Pets

Clockwise: Andy – Discarded when owner’s landlord denied them having a pet; Precious – Found in a box alongside a busy highway; Lugnut – Abandoned at a truck assembly factory ; Holly – Rescued from a backyard breeder who threw … Continue reading

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Help Pets for Patriots Fund Veteran Adoptions

Two of my favorite topics: veterans and dogs. This fundraiser helps them both. Treat Me Right is raising funds to benefit Pets for Patriots, an organization that helps veterans adopt shelter dogs. From Pets For Patriots: Now through July 4th … Continue reading

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Contest Alert: Your Picky Eater Can Help Feed Shelter Pets!

Does your picky eater love mix ‘n mores™? Then submit a pet video and Halo will automatically donate 5 bowls of kibble to a disaster relief rescue! One grand prize winner will receive a year’s supply of mix ‘n mores™ AND will donate 5,000 bowls of … Continue reading

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The Dying Pet’s Bill of Rights

As I prepare for my third year at IAAHPC, the veterinary hospice conference, I’ve taken pause to reflect on this journey and how it affects the way I view veterinary medicine. Personally, I have only euthanized a personal pet in … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Know If Elon Musk Has Pets?

Dear Elon, Hello! I would like to congratulate you on the roaring success of Tesla, in particular the Model X. I see them driving around when I’m out walking my dog and I spend a lot of time daydreaming about … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Orlando and the Victims’ Pets Left Behind

I had not seen my old friend Donanne in Los Angeles for many years, so I was very happy to be headed there in the first week of June with the Dog Film Festival. With a grant from the Petco … Continue reading

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WORKING OVERTIME TO HELP OVERWEIGHT PETS

Pet Product News recently reported on the current trend in our country of overweight pets. They mention Halo natural pet food in the article: “Though not labeled as being for weight loss, many of Tampa, Fla.-based Halo, Purely for Pets’ … Continue reading

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