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June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June 01, 2015

Adopting a pet, particularly a cat, is never a decision that should be made “on the run.” Generally speaking, dogs are more outgoing than cats, thus it’s much easier to get a snapshot of their personalities in a shelter environment. Cats, by nature, are often shy with strangers in a shelter environment and this tends to make them more reticent. Because June is Adopt a…  

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Let’s Celebrate the Human-Animal Bond: It’s National Pet Month!

May 06, 2015

I’m fairly certain I am preaching to the choir when I say that our lives change forever when a pet enters our home. We can also see the joy that pets express when they are with their loving owners. National Pet Month is observed in May in the U.S. (and April in the U.K.) to highlight the prosperous relationship that humans have with pets and…  

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Why Do My Puppy and Kitten Need So Many Vaccinations?

March 30, 2015

Why does my puppy or kitten need so many vaccinations? The answer to this question is often misunderstood, because at first the answer may seem counterintuitive, but it’s actually quite simple. A puppy or kitten is born with immunity that developed from its mother in utero and right after birth from its mother’s milk. This is called maternal or “passive” immunity and usually lasts up…  

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Happy National Love Your Pet Day!

February 20, 2015

In continuation with the celebrations of love following Valentine’s Day, today is National Love Your Pet Day. Today’s a day dedicated solely to celebrating the four-legged loved ones in your life! Here are some ideas to celebrate your pet: Take dogs out for a new, scenic walk. Walks allow you both to get plenty of exercise and are a nice way to show appreciation to them. Be sure…  

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