Posts Tagged “pets”

Is your pet at risk for parasites?

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Is your pet at risk for parasites?

  GUELPH, ON, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ – The term “worms” is often used to describe gastrointestinal parasites (parasites that affect the digestive system) in our dogs and cats. Even though some gastrointestinal parasites are in fact “worms”, there are other gastrointestinal parasites that put our pets at risk that are not worms at all!…

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Understanding the Power of the Spiritual Bond Between Pet, Animal, and Human

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Understanding the Power of the Spiritual Bond Between Pet, Animal, and Human

by MJ Domet   What do you think when you see a huge bird gracefully flying across the sky, or a rabbit or mouse swiftly running across your path? Do you just see it as a daily event or do you recognize the huge opportunity, you have, to reflect on the vast amount of life we…

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Feeding Pets of the Homeless Leads Eighth National Give a Dog a Bone Pet Food Drive

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Feeding Pets of the Homeless Leads Eighth National Give a Dog a Bone Pet Food Drive

(Carson City, Nev.) – The National Feeding Pets of the Homeless Give a Dog a Bone week returns for its eighth year, August 6-12, 2017. The nonprofit organization Pets of the Homeless, focused exclusively on feeding and providing veterinary care to pets of the homeless, leads the charge across the country to collect pet food…

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Brooklyn Fire Department Saves a Cat and Dog from Inferno

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Brooklyn Fire Department Saves a Cat and Dog from Inferno

  A cat named Butterscotch and a hound named Sonny owe their live to firefighters in Brooklyn, New York who rescued them from the flames and smoke of a fire that started in the basement of a home Thursday morning. The animals were given oxygen until they were able to stand on their feet again. Six…

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New program for helping victims of domestic abuse to keep their pets

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LEGACY OF LEGENDARY CASTING DIRECTOR MARION DOUGHERTY LIVES ON IN GIFT TO THE MAYOR’S ALLIANCE FOR NYC’S ANIMALS New Program — the Marion Dougherty Safe Haven Fund — Will Assist Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets   (JULY 29, 2013 – NEW YORK, NY) Marion Dougherty, the legendary Hollywood casting director, is helping protect…

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Animals in the afterlife conference

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Animals in the afterlife conference

We all wonder where our precious animals go when they die.  If only we believed that it was still possible to connect with them, it would bring sweet solace to our grieving hearts. Sunday, November 3rd, 2013  8:30 am – 5:30 pm The Holiday Inn 242 Adams Place Boxborough, MA 02019 Tel: 978-263-8701 Join us…

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Dr Patrick Mahaney-Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

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Dr Patrick Mahaney-Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

Dr. Patrick Mahaney is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) and earned his certification after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (1999) and completed an internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, D.C (2000). Dr Mahaney makes house calls with the emphasis on pain management through acupuncture and musculoskeletal therapy, also advises on…

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Pets may help cut heart disease risk: American Heart Association

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Pets may help cut heart disease risk: American Heart Association

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Anyone wanting to live longer and cut their risk of suffering from heart disease might want to consider getting a pet. The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a scientific statement on Thursday saying owning a pet may help to decrease a person’s risk of suffering from heart disease and is linked…

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Calling All Pet Rescue Groups

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Calling All Pet Rescue Groups

By Michele C. Hollow of Pet News and Views   Running a pet adoption center or a breed-specific rescue takes a lot of resources, and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) wants to help. HSUS just launched Rescue Central – Resources to Help Rescue Groups Save More Lives, a program designed to help animal rescue…

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