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TurfMutt shares tips on helping your pets stay safe during fall yard work! Fall is in the air and leaves, leaves and more leaves are in the yard. With the change of the season comes more yard work and when you venture out with your garden gloves, boots, leaf blowers, …

While the needs of homeless dogs and cats are often featured in the press, the needs of other homeless animals are expressed more rarely. The sad reality is that over 100,000 horses end up at slaughter in Mexico and Canada every year. The majority of these horses are well trained …

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This rabbit loves his toys

by Sandra, guest contributor, Mario's biped • Aug 13 , 2013

Everyone loves to have toys and rabbits are no exception. It takes a little bit of experimenting to see what your bunny enjoys. For example, Mario is not into cardboard. Some bunnies love to remodel their cardboard boxes adding windows and doors. Mario will jump up onto a box but …

Keeping critters safe from MY rambunctious pets this summer is my top summer pet safety project, as you know from my June blog. But during this month of picnics and camping, fireworks and boating, it is also important to keep in mind your pet really is safer at home. And …

All winter long I pine for spring and summer. I forget that summer means black snakes are eyeing our new chicks, coyote mothers are extra hungry to feed their pups — scaring the small-dog walkers, and our own irascible dogs seem intent upon poking their noses into places where baby …

Thirty years ago I learned a valuable lesson flying from Montreal to Toronto, Canada with two cats. On a bitterly cold December morning in 1980, my parents dropped me off at the airport with my two cats snuggled on a blanket in their cozy wicker carrier. I was excited about …

This April we have been highlighting all the different types of cat parents and now we’re celebrating with a live expert Q&A on our Facebook page! If you or someone you know is adding a new cat to your home, join us Tuesday, April 30th from 12-1 p.m. ET for Bringing …

Not being able to afford to feed a pet is a reason many people surrender their pets to shelters. An animal control officer I know always carried cans and bags of food “unofficially” in his truck when driving around neighborhoods he knew to be poor. He told me that he …

Every now and then an article appears concerning a terminally ill person trying to find a home for their beloved fur-kid before it’s their time. Two stories which caught my eye recently are: Terminally ill man’s dying wish is to find a home for his beloved dog. A Veteran’s Dying …

Normally I would say without hesitation that I’m a good cat mom. I know a lot about the right things to do and do my best to follow through on my good intentions. Toby is a generally happy, well-adjusted cat who lives a great life. I feed Toby high quality …

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