Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

But when your shift from one home to another involves a pet, the undertaking becomes even more, err, ruff. Verify that your house or apartment allows pets. It’s also a good idea to have your pet’s nails trimmed to avoid damage to your car’s upholstery. pet car

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Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

But when your shift from one home to another involves a pet, the undertaking becomes even more, err, ruff. Verify that your house or apartment allows pets. It’s also a good idea to have your pet’s nails trimmed to avoid damage to your car’s upholstery.

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Bringing Your Pet to Disneyland

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You’re not so keen on the idea of leaving your pets to your next-door neighbor. It sounds a bit over-the-top but a lot of people have experienced separation anxiety when they go for days without seeing their pets. Disneyland has a Kennel Club where you can board your pet for a day.

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Vick Allegedly Put Family Pets in Ring to be Killed

Critter News

1 says Vick actually placed family pets in the ring against pit bulls owned by "Bad Newz Kennels" and watched as the animals ruthlessly attacked the domesticated dogs causing "major injuries." This is the allegation as reported on TMZ. In just released report, a person identified as confidential witness No.

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Disaster Preparedness Plan May Save Your Pet’s Life

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With June 1 marking the first day of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season, it’s crucial to raise awareness about the importance of planning for pets’ safety before it’s too late. Spector, DVM, DACVIM, offers the following tips to help you be prepared when a disaster, such as a hurricane or tornado, strikes your home: If you are ever instructed to leave your home during an emergency situation, ALWAYS take your pets with you. Pet toy. - Pet blanket. pet care

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Taking Care of your Furry Friends While You’re Away

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This is one of the most common questions travelers with pets encounter, and the answer really depends on what both you and your pets are most comfortable with. Find a Good Kennel. Kennel prices can range from $17 for basic day care to $65 per night. But before you book Fido’s next stay, keep in mind that kennels vary widely in quality, in terms both of the accommodations and of the care. Prices for pet sitters range from $20 – $30 per day.

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Westminster Weekend and a Purina Giveaway! #wkcdogshow

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The annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show starts tonight with the first ever agility championship! The Westminster Kennel Club 138 th Annual All Breed Dog Show: Monday, February 10 – airing on CNBC from 8-11 p.m.

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5 Vital Questions When Adopting A Rescue Dog

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With the growing awareness of pet overpopulation more and more families are choosing to adopt a shelter dog and save a life. A dog’s temperament will dictate the type of interaction you can expect from your pet on a daily basis so don’t rush through this process. Knowing their energy level is crucial to a smooth transition of bringing your new pet home. guest post pet care rescuesThe decision to add a canine companion to your family is certainly a big one.

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Tips to reduce seperation anxiety.

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Pet expert Paul Mann, founder of Fetch! Pet Care , has sent us some tips to help our pets (and ourselves) reduce separation anxiety. When on business or personal travel, leaving your pet behind can be difficult. Consider in-home pet care versus boarding or kenneling. In-home pet sitters can help maintain normal activities and allow your pet to be nurtured in familiar, safe surroundings. All pet sitters are not created equal.

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What To Do If Your Dog Gets A Cold

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But having a cold is not just exclusive to us humans as our beloved pet dogs can get a cold too. Some possible respiratory problems that your dog may get aside from the normal cold are kennel cough, pneumonia, canine para-influenza, and canine distemper among others. guest post pet careSneezing, runny nose, headache, even fever: these are the things that we human beings experience when we have a cold.

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When Choosing A Pup, Research ‘Breeds’ Results

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His large pouty eyes, silky fur-coat, and silly little paws on which he fumbled all over the hay-covered kennel, lured me in like a dog to a bone. While an instant connection is important, she said, there are many other factors to consider before taking your future pet home.

Spotted: Better Buddies!

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is a new business that offers consumers the best quality pet products that are built with an interior design eye and an eco-conscious heart. We love a company with heart, especially a company on a mission to help homeless pets! Better Buddies, Inc.,

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Giveaway: Summer Travels

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Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul wants to hear about your favorite "Summer Trave&# l stories and how you handle taking care of your pets on the road. Do you travel with your pets? Get a pet sitter? Send them to a kennel? What kinds of things do you and your pet do together in the summer? Prize: Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul pet "goody bag”. For an additional entry, “like&# Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul on Facebook.

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On THE DOG WHO COULDN'T STOP LOVING

Animal Person

Violet Rays raced for over two years, spending her days and nights in a kennel or being transported between South Florida and Oregon, only to be out of her kennel for about two hours per day, and with a muzzle on for that two hours (and maybe even while in the kennel).

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Best Friends Animal Society Helps You Protect Your Pets this Independence Day

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Best Friends four-legged Celebrity Ambassador Lassie encourages everyone to protect pets this Independence Day weekend by keeping them in a safe, comfortable place inside the house during fireworks.

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Tips for Owning a Dog and Keeping a Busy Schedule

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But, we do it because we love our pets. With so many recent college grads stumbling and fumbling in a challenging job market, many of us are taking on extremely full schedules that are hard to cope with for both us and for our pets. However, these three options can be great ways to entertain and care for your pets while managing a busy schedule at work, school, or whatever else. Your pet should not be kept in a kennel or cage during daycare.

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Is fostering the answer? We think it is.

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Animals in the tri-state area are euthanized daily, rescue groups are unable to save as many lives as they wish, and animals spend years in boarding kennels while awaiting adopters to fall in love with them. There is an estimated 3-4million pets euthanized each year in US animal shelters.

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Dog bedding for outside dogs

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Others are able to be trained in jobs where they’ll spend more time outside than the average pet. Pet owners who take bedding outside often opt for a waterproof dog bed so that the pet remains comfortable. Dogs love the great outdoors, don’t they?

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Updates and Corrections

Animal Person

Little Black is in a large dog kennel, curled up in her litter box, going nowhere near her tasty, stinky canned food, and she will be returned tomorrow. Duffy really needs to be the only pet in the home or perhaps with a female dog (ask just in case--the implication was there).

How to Prevent Allergies in Dogs

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Another contagious disease is kennel cough which is usually common in areas where dogs are confined or are in an enclosed environment. A sneezing, honking sound is the most common symptom of kennel cough. guest post pet careDog allergies are hypersensitivity reactions of the dog’s body to specific materials or substances. These substances, known as allergens, trigger an immune response in the body, resulting in symptoms, such as skin itching and irritation.

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Economic Troubles in Portugal Lead to More Abandoned Animals

Critter News

Thousands of pets are being abandoned across Portugal, either being dumped at the gates of charitable associations or simply taken far from home and left behind, as owners struggle to make ends meet due to the continuing financial crisis. From the Portugal News Online.sad stuff.

Shelby at the Shelter

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Even tougher though, was moving a bit further away and into an apartment complex that did not allow for me to own any pet other than a goldfish. I remember seeing her shaking as I slowly knelt at her kennel.

Mad over Maltese

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The pet Maltese with the short white or ivory mane and coat is just as adored. Doted on and loved by British queens they were the favorite pets, the lap dogs of the wealthy and traveled along with them everywhere and were served the choicest of foods. Mad over Maltese. .

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Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day

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Pet Care. Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day. Pet Care Helps to Promote Humane Halloween. Halloween may be full of tricks and treats for humans, but the holiday does not hold the same appeal for our pet counterparts. Candy is not a treat for our pets.

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Ruff Ride

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Pets have been hit the hardest during these times of economic hardship. Abandoned during foreclosures and often the first to go when financial instability sets in, the kennels are overflowing beyond capacity with our loyal canine comrades.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: The real thrust of the American Kennel Club’s opposition to California Assembly Bill 1634 as stated in “ Should Most Pet Owners Be Required to Neuter Their Animals? ” (Editorial Observer, July 30) is not economic but rather that creating a one-size-fits-all law such as mandatory spay and neuter is not a workable, enforceable solution to reduce the diverse demographics of the state’s shelter population.

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

I was just contacted by a new couple who emailed me pictures of their wedding at the American Kennel Club where they tied the knot in the Best in Show ring. Also Animal Attraction is donating at least $100,000 to various animal charities next month (April is animal cruelty prevention month) to give back to the community we all adore—our pets! I wanted to let you know about a website called AnimalAttraction.com where animal lovers come together to meet and oftentimes find love.

Rescue Spotlight: Baja Dogs La Paz

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When they opened the door I expected to see a concerned owner relieved to see his pet. Your generous donations and membership fees help us continue to supply food, kennel care and vaccines against deadly diseases like parvo and distemper.

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Are you ready to get a dog?

4 The Love Of Animals

A dog should be a family decision, with the whole family promising to play their part in the care and love of the family pet. Like any pet, dogs cost money. Can you afford to keep your dog in a kennel for that duration? The idea of owning a dog is alluring for many of us.

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Michael Lockwood on Replaceability

Animal Ethics

It is often inconvenient or even impossible to take the dog with them, whereas friends tend to resent the imposition, and kennels are expensive and unreliable. Let us suppose that, inspired by Singer 's article, people were to hit on the idea of having their pets painlessly put down at the start of each holiday (as some pet owners already do), acquiring new ones upon their return.

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