Adopting

How to Become a Foster Mom (Or Dad!) For a Pet

How to Become a Foster Mom (Or Dad!) For a Pet

Mother’s Day may be over, but it’s not too late to celebrate! What better way to show your appreciation for the mothers in your life than to become one - a pet mom that is...

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What is puppy and kitten season?

What is puppy and kitten season?

Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! So go out, adopt a shelter pet, and then come back and keep reading. Done? Good. The reason so many animals end up in shelters is b...

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Consider These 3 Things Before Getting a Second Dog

Consider These 3 Things Before Getting a Second Dog

So you think you want to get a second dog? While the thought of another furry friend running around sounds like all smiles and rainbows, there are a few things to consider bef...

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7 Ways to Help Your Local Shelter

7 Ways to Help Your Local Shelter

“Adopt a pet or donate some money.” Those are probably your first thoughts about how you can help your local shelter. And while those are the best ways (by all means, go f...

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Why Black Cat Appreciation Day Is Important

Why Black Cat Appreciation Day Is Important

August 17 is Black Cat Appreciation Day.  Why a holiday just for black cats?  Because for centuries, they’ve had a really bad rap.  In the Middle Ages, people thought th...

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How to Choose the Perfect Pet for You

How to Choose the Perfect Pet for You

There are thousands and thousands of dogs and cats in the U.S. looking for forever homes. This means if you’re looking to adopt a new best friend, narrowing the choice down ...

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Adopting Senior Dogs: Why Their Love is Special

Adopting Senior Dogs: Why Their Love is Special

Puppies and young dogs love everyone. And who can resist their sloppy, friendly kisses and not love them in return? That’s one of the reasons most people decide to adopt a f...

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Important Documents You Need for Your Pet

Important Documents You Need for Your Pet

Here’s a question for you. If your pooch or kitty escapes and ends up at the animal shelter, do you have the documents and photos to prove they’re your furball? Seriously...

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Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 3: Kittens

Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 3:  Kittens

In the final article in our series about bringing home a new puppy or kitten, we’re focusing on kittens. If you’re about to welcome a new kitten into your home, you may fi...

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Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 2: Puppies

Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 2:  Puppies

In the first article in our series about bringing home a new puppy or kitten, we offered some basic tips for new pet parents. In this article, we’re going to offer some mor...

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