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8 Tips for a Less Stressful 4th of July with your Dog

Many dogs are frightened by the sound of fireworks. This year, more than any other, it’s likely that “backyard fireworks” will fill in where public ones leave off. With those jolting booms hitting closer to home than ever before, we thought it was a good time to share 8 tips we recommend to protect...

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Benefits of Adopting an Adult Cat

By: Olivia Janik Everyone loves baby animals, especially kittens. But for those looking to adopt a feline friend, an adult cat offers numerous benefits and could be the perfect fit. For families with young children, adult cats are an excellent option. Kittens tend to have very little patience and...

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Heat Safety and Pets

By: Olivia Janik With more frequent outdoor activities and higher temperatures, summer can be a dangerous season for your pet. But there are lots of ways to keep your four-legged friend happy and healthy in warm weather. When you’re outside with your pet, or inside in a space with no fans or air...

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Helping People and Their Pets with Community Resources

By Mary DeMars, HHS Volunteer  We care about pets and their families, and have created a new Community Resources Program and website page to feature all that we’re offering to help. Visitors to our web page will find help with veterinary care, pet food pantry support, help for first responders,...

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Top 5 Reasons to Adopt an Adult Cat during Adopt a Cat Month

By Kelsey Barry Kittens? They’re adorable, I will not deny that. You know what’s even cuter? Sleeping in. Oh and knowing that you adopted an adult cat in need of a home! I am here to guide you through the top 5 reasons for adopting an adult cat - and it’s Adopt a Cat Month! Talk about perfect...

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