Pet Owners

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3 On Your Side: Summer Heat Warning For Pet Owners

Hot temperatures and humidity can make us all miserable. But the weather can take a different, sometimes more serious toll on pets. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some summer reminders for pet owners.


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When Man’s Best Friend Must Be Buckled Up

Many states have specific laws about driving with your dog.


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Protecting Your Property From Neighbors’ Pets

If your neighbor’s pet is leaving souvenirs on your property, the law may be on your side.


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Finders May Not Be Keepers Of Lost Dog

Legally, who gets to keep a lost dog – the old owners or the new owners?


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Health Benefits To Owning A Dog

The American Heart Association reviewed more than 30 studies exploring the health benefits of pet ownership. Dog owners were 54% more likely to obtain the recommended level of physical activity than non-owners.


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New Tool Helps Owners Check How Active Their Dog Is

Are you worried about your dog gaining weight? There’s a new tool that can help!


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Helping Your Pets Cope With Grief

Coping with the loss of a beloved pet is never easy on us but we have to remember that it is just as difficult for the surviving companion animals in your household.


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Canine And Feline National Survey Statistics

Here are several statistics compiled from the American Pet Products Association, 2011-2012 National Pet Owners Survey as listed on the Humane Society of the US website.


Health Alert

Salmonella In Dog Food Sickens 14 People In US

Fourteen people in at least nine states have been sickened by salmonella after handling tainted dog food from a South Carolina plant that a few years ago produced food contaminated by toxic mold that killed dozens of dogs, federal officials said Friday.