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Report Animal Cruelty

Animal cruelty is a crime. Every state now has protection for dogs and cats regarding animal cruelty laws and a majority of states regard abuse as felonies.

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Your Dog’s Leg May Lock

If your dog’s kneecap jumps out of its natural groove or luxates sideways, it causes the leg to lock. This is not uncommon and it may be painful.

06/25/2015

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Managing Your Senior Dog’s Arthritis

Senior dogs, regardless of size or breed, may develop arthritis and a stiffening of joint or leg muscles. Consult your vet.

06/23/2015

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Why Dogs Dig

Your dog is never doing this out of spite or anger. It is, in many breeds, an instinctive behavior but often it’s due to a need not being met.

06/18/2015

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Introducing Cats Takes Time – And Distance

When introducing cats to each other, it’s always best to separate them initially for a period of time.

06/16/2015

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Caring For Your Senior Cat

As cats age, particularly from the ages of 8-10 and older, extra care is needed to keep them healthy and happy.

06/11/2015

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Dogs Naturally Imitate One Another

Allelomimetic behavior in canines is an imitative behavior that can begin as young as 5 weeks old.

06/09/2015

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Beware Pet Poisons In Your Purse

Gum, candy, medications and inhalers could be lethal to pets.

05/26/2015

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Caged Dogs May Display ‘Barrier Aggression’

Barrier Aggression is a type of canine aggressive behavior in which a dog feels trapped or threatened in an enclosed area.

05/21/2015

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Plant Your Garden With Pets In Mind

Here are some gardening safety tips to keep your companion animals safe and sound.

05/19/2015

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Pet Adoption Events This Weekend

The Morris Animal Refuge and the AWA both have adoption events this weekend.

05/14/2015

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Mother Your Pets

Mothers truly do know best. And it’s true in the animal world as well.

05/12/2015

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Dog’s Wagging Tail Is Not Always A Good Sign

Research has determined that a dog’s tail wags primarily to the right when the dog is happy and alternately, to the left when the dog feels threatened.

05/07/2015

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Protect Your Pet During Flea Season

It’s better to prevent fleas safely first than to have to stop an infestation later.

05/05/2015

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Avoid Poisoning Your Dog

According to the Animal Poison Control Center of the ASPCA, the effects of xylitol ingestion in dogs are quick and the window of opportunity to aid is small.

04/21/2015