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Managing Horse Pasture


A major part of a horse's diet is hay or pasture. A horse weighing 1000 pounds will eat about 500 pounds each month.

Seven Ways to Boxer-Proof Your House


You are ready to bring your Boxer home? First, you must prepare your house. Whether you are bringing home a puppy or adult Boxer, you may want to spend some time surveying your house from a Boxer eye view (about 2 feet off the ground).

The Top Five Reasons to Rescue a Boxer


What if you want a Boxer, but cannot stomach the thought of housebreaking, chewed up shoes and boundless puppy energy? Have you ever heard of Boxer rescue? These organizations provide loving care (and sometimes rehabilitation) to Boxers who have been surrendered by their owners, found abandoned or rescued from harmful situations.Too many people get a Boxer for the wrong reasons and thankfully there are rescue organizations to take these dogs into their homes and provide care until a forever family can be found.

Arthritis Pain Relief For Dogs - Simple Home Remedies That Work


Did you know that arthritis affects one in five dogs over the age of seven? It is a painful condition that affects the joints and can occur in your pet's neck, hips, shoulders, elbows and back. However, there are many simple solutions that you can provide at home that will relieve the aches and pains in your dog's joints.

Get Your Dog Safely Through a Storm


Thunder storms affected pets differently. Some hardly notice them, others get extremely worked up.

Dog Vaccinations: Doing Shots


Vaccinations play an important part in the preventive healthcare of your pet. There are nasty doggie diseases out there, and for some of these, vaccination is your pooch's only real protection, as there may be no cure once the disease is contracted.

Your Dog and the Dentist: Learn the Drill


While "late is better than never," sooner is better than later, at least when it comes to your dog's dental health. Dental disease gets worse over time, and the longer you wait, the more damage that will have to be taken care of and the more expensive your vet bill will be.

Does Your Dog Have Fleas?


Itch, itch. Scratch, scratch, scratch.

Worms in Your Dog... Gross!


Of all the parasites a dog can catch, worms take home first prize for Most Disgusting. Nobody wants to imagine little worms crawling around in their dog's digestive system, but it's a fairly common ailment that's easily passed from dog to dog.

Doggy Dental Care: Teeth Cleaning 101


Your dog's dental health is so important for his total well-being..

How to Buy a Purebred Dog


If you decide you want a purebred, make sure it's because you love the breed since purebreds are often not as resilient as mixed breeds. Consider carefully why you want a purebred.

The Lowdown on Dog Vaccinations


Over the last 20 years, vaccinations have generally been started in puppies at about 6-8 weeks of age, when the natural immunity inherited from the mother may start wearing off. A series of shots will then be given every three to four weeks, and boosters are administered every year after that.

Why Should We Get Kittens as Pets?


Kittens are and have always been adorable creatures. Of course, these youngsters are also playful, naughty and mischievous as well.

Are All Those Pet Vaccinations Really Necessary?


Would you like to save money and have a healthier pet? Let me tell you a story. One day, my German Shepherd asleep, as usual, when suddenly, he started convulsing so intensely that I thought he must be dying.

Teaching Your Dog to Heel


Teaching your dog to heel is one of the most basic and important dog training commands you can teach. With an active and younger dog or puppy, it can be especially difficult, but with patience and consistency, it doesn't really have to be that hard to train your dog to heel.

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If you're cold, your pets are, too  WKBN.com

Extra precautions should be taken for anyone going out in the bitter cold and that goes for pets, too.


West Virginia House passes bill allowing first responders to rescue pets from cars  WHSV

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Keep your pets safe during these brutal temperatures, authorities warn  KMSP-TV

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MHS: Don't leave pets outside during frigid temperatures  WXYZ

The Michigan Humane Society recommends pets not be left outside for any length of time during frigid temperatures.


How to keep your pets safe this winter  WZZM13.com

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Wausau officials look to ban wild animals as pets  WSAW

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SNIP Collier County helps low income families care for pets  WZVN-TV

With the help of Gulf Coast Humane Society, SNIP Collier County fixed and gave rabies shots to 22 dogs.


Pinellas County Dog owners warned not to bring pets to Fort DeSoto Park Sean O'Reilly  ABC Action News

Dog owners should not take their pets to Fort DeSoto Park after raccoons test positive for canine distemper virus.


Steve's Wonderful World of Pets in Williamsville is up for sale  WIVB.com - News 4

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) - A long-running pet store in Williamsville is going up for sale as its owner transitions into a new role as a pastor. Steve's Wonderful ...


Free pet food available for furloughed federal workers' pets  WBAL TV Baltimore

The Baltimore Humane Society is helping to feed the pets of federal workers impacted by the partial federal government shutdown.


Angie's List Report: Vets Distress Pets  9&10 News

Good news for anyone who's ever had to drag a sick dog or cat to the veterinarian and knows how miserable that car ride can be. The vet can now come to you!


Kennel takes cold-weather precautions to keep pets warm  KCRG

While you might be dodging the cold this week, animals aren't immune to the chilly temperatures, either.


Humane Society of Washington County warns owners to properly shelter pets from the cold  Herald-Mail Media

With the temperature hovering around the teens and 20s, the Humane Society of Washington County is warning pet owners to properly shelter their four-legged ...


Frigid temperatures mean a dangerous day for people & their pets  WSYR

With dangerous wind chills on Monday -- making sure you limit your time outside is important, but also for your four-legged friends.


NHS: Deadline approaching for pet licensing  WOWT

It's time for area pet owners to renew their pet licenses.


Protecting Pets in Harsh Winter Conditions  WHIZ

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Video captures bobcat in Bradenton backyard, neighbors worry about their pets  ABC Action News

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Pets and freezing temperatures  khqa.com

A new Illinois law aims to keep pets safe. KHQA spoke with a Tri-State pet owner about the new law and how it relates to this weekend's snow storm.


Golfers can play a round and help unwanted pets cared for by Hope shelter  Arizona Daily Star

Shelter accepts animals considered un-adoptable by other organizations.


Keeping humans, pets safe in cold temperatures  Lima Ohio

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Helping people in need care for pets  CNYcentral.com

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Officers patrol Richmond making sure pet owners aren’t leaving animals in the cold  WTVR CBS 6 News

Richmond Animal Care and Control responded to more than a dozen calls for pets left outside in backyards during the first bitter cold day of 2019.


American Veterinary Medical Association: Keep your pets safe from ice and de-icers  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Temperatures are dropping, schools are closing and winter events are being canceled for safety reasons.


3 residents displaced, 10 pets die in Ruscombmanor house fire  Reading Eagle

The blaze was blamed on a chimney malfunction, a fire official said.


IndyHumanes Adoptable Pets Of The Week: Photos  Indianapolis, IN Patch

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Protecting yourself, and your pets from the extreme cold  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Whether it's -40° or -20°, it is dangerously cold outside, and experts are warning us tonight about the potential dangers.


Owner selling Steve's Wonderful World of Pets to begin new career  Buffalo News

The owner of Steve's Wonderful World of Pets in Amherst is embarking on a new career as a minister and has put the store up for sale. The Rev. Steve Lane ...


Lose or find a pet? Check out LancasterOnline's newest listing  LancasterOnline

LancasterOnline and Gochenauer Kennels are helping pet owners locate missing pets or pet owners.


Who gets to keep the pet when couples split?  The Detroit News

A new California law is supposed to help solve messy pet custody cases.


Don't be surprised if your pets don't use the bathroom outside this weekend  WKBW-TV

Some pets are too small to go outside in the conditions we are expecting to hit WNY over the weekend.


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Make sure you keep pets warm this weekend!  WSBT-TV

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Free straw bedding available for Flint-area pets as temperatures fall below zero  MLive.com

The founding president of a Flint-area nonprofit offering free straw bedding for pets has seen the need grow this winter.


Boise pair fosters, finds homes for hundreds of pets  The Seattle Times

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This Louisville-area company is making a name for itself protecting your pets  Courier Journal

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Kristina O'Keefe: Controlling pet population is vitally important  The Sun Chronicle

Pet overpopulation is an issue that greatly concerns animal advocates and plagues the shelters that house unwanted and abandoned pets.


Adopt Coco on Paws for Pets  KIIITV.com

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PETA offers free straw to keep your pets warm during cold temps  WAVY-TV

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The scene as pets are blessed in Spain  Washington Post

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Nonprofit groups help find safe homes for Japan's abandoned pets  The Japan Times

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New rule leaves House members' pets in the doghouse  krcgtv.com

When Maria Chappelle-Nadal arrived for her final term in the legislature, she was disappointed to find she couldn't bring her four-legged friends with her.


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Indianapolis residents must bring their pets indoors during extreme cold  FOX 59 Indianapolis

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Pulaski Co. family forced to start over after fire destroys home, kills pets  WKYT

Friends are trying to help a Pulaski County family who lost everything - including two pets - in a fire that destroyed their home.


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Here's how to keep your pet safe this winter in the cold in Kentucky  Courier Journal

Tips for protecting your pet in the cold temperatures heading to Louisville.


10 tips to keep your pets safe in the wintertime  Asbury Park Press

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Otters are being poached from the wild to become pets in Japan and Thailand  National Geographic

The market for these poached animals is booming in Southeast Asia.


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Have room in your home and heart for one (or two) of these deserving pets? They're all waiting to meet you at ARL Boston!


Man hurt, pets killed in Gwinnett County house fire  FOX 5 Atlanta

A man was hurt and several pets were killed after a fire broke out inside a Gwinnett County home early Friday morning.


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Pearland nonprofit offering free pet food to government workers during shutdown  KHOU.com

A local nonprofit organization is offering free pet food to government employees affected by the ongoing government shutdown.


Snowed in: Northeast Ohio pets will warm your heart as flakes continue to fly (gallery)  Cleveland 19 News

Parking bans, snow emergencies, winter storm warnings and...sleeping pets?


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LFACC: Bring your pets inside for winter storm  WKYT

LEXINGTON, Ky (WKYT) -- Lexington-Fayette Animal Care and Control is reminding people to be mindful of pets during Saturday night's winter storm.


Pet Talk - Pigs as pets  KBTX

This week on Pet Talk we're talking about pigs. The critters have gained a lot of attention in recent years as more and more people adopt them as pets.


How do you feel about disciplining other people's pets?  The Loop

You shouldn't have to, says our correspondent Jess.


Pets, owners flock to Madrid church for blessing of animals  Reuters

Dogs, cats and birds were blessed at a church in Madrid on Thursday on the feast day of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals, with many of the owners ...


Furloughed Md. pet owners get help from store  KTVZ

Safeway donates $10000 worth of pet food to help furloughed employees in the Baltimore area feed their dogs and cats.


Success! Pets of Domestic Violence Victims Are Now Legally Protected  Care2.com

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Fisher cat being blamed for death of pets in Brevard County  WESH 2 Orlando

A fisher cat, an animal with long teeth and a sleek fur coat, is being blamed for the deaths of family pets in Brevard County. The traps are baited with fish, but ...


What Is Zooeyia? Science Confirms the Health Benefits of Owning a Pet  Inverse

There is a growing global trend to consider pets as part of the family. In fact, millions of people around the world love their pets, enjoying their companionship, ...


New program helps pets and owners in need  Carlsbad Current-Argus

La Cueva started a charitable fund program by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) to help animals and their pet owners in need.


Two people, several pets killed in house fire  CBS19 News

Firefighters say a man, a woman and three pets have died in a burning Virginia home.


Sale opens doors for families to give pets a forever home  South Burnett Times

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MD: FURLOUGHED PET OWNERS GET HELP FROM PET STORE  WDEL 1150AM

Safeway donates $10000 worth of pet food to help furloughed employees feed their dogs and cats.


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Mobile Meals of Toledo helps clients in need feed their pets  13abc Action News

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Cold-weather safety tips to protect pets during winter in IL  Lexington Herald Leader

The Humane Society of Missouri offered tips for keeping your pets warm and safe during winter cold weather conditions in Southern Illinois. Another storm is ...


How to keep your pets safe from an increased risk of infections amid persistent wet weather  AccuWeather.com

Record-setting rainfall in 2018 and a wet start to 2019 have increased risk of infections in pets exposed to the elements.


Heartbreaking Photos of Pet Owners Saying Goodbye to Their Dying Pets  PetaPixel

Last Moments is a powerful photo series by Pulitzer Prize-nominated photographer Ross Taylor, who was invited to document the intimate last moments in a ...


Pets stop by for a spot of grooming  Royal Gazette

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Family, 7 pets escape from Jeannette house fire  Tribune-Review

A family of three and their seven pets were temporarily displaced when an electrical fire damaged their Jeannette home Wednesday evening. Robert Rundle ...


When pets are family, the benefits extend into society  Medical Xpress

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Asheville Humane Society using facial recognition to help find lost pets  WSPA.com

The Asheville Humane Society is now using facial recognition technology to help identify lost dogs and cats.


Gofundme Established For Family Who Lost Home, Pet In Fire  LEX18 Lexington KY News

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A coworker has started a GoFundMe page for a Jessamine County family who lost everything in a fire. The fire happened ...


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