Tips

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

For many of us, Halloween can be a ghostly good time. Candy, costumes and frights in the night can be a lot of fun. Unfortunately, our pets don't necessarily agree. For them it can be a stressful night that causes anxiety. North Shore Animal League America would like to offer Read More

By | 2017-11-01T09:48:21+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

Pet Nutrition: The Don’ts

Cat and dog nutrition is an important aspect of pet ownerships. After all, who can resist giving a french fry when sad puppy dog eyes are pleading? However, their digestive systems sometimes can be a bit more sensitive to fatty foods than ours. There are also a few foods that are toxic to animals, and Read More

By | 2017-10-12T12:41:48+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

Black cats have been at the center of superstitions and folklore for centuries. They bring bad luck. They’re evil. They’re witches – too often these silly myths have caused potential adopters to overlook black cats as they wait to find responsible, loving homes. At North Shore Animal League America we realize the color of an Read More

By | 2017-08-18T10:43:30+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

Summer Pet Safety Tips

The official start to the summer is upon us and this “fun in the sun” season also happens to bring with it some hazards – especially for our pets. To make sure your pet’s summer season is as fun and safe as possible, North Shore Animal League America would like to share these important Read More

By | 2017-08-11T18:43:21+00:00 June 20th, 2017|

Traveling with Your Pet

Pets can make wonderful traveling companions—if you prepare ahead by following these tips from our experts Ready for a road trip? Vacations are one of the great pleasures of life, but pet parents often face a dilemma when making their travel plans. What do you do with your treasured dog or cat when you’re Read More

By | 2017-06-23T15:57:25+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

Tips to Pet Proof Your Home

Dogs and cats are curious by nature. That’s why it’s so important that you make sure you pet proof your home before bringing a new family member into your house. Dr. Mark Verdino, VP and Chief of Veterinary Staff at North Shore Animal League America, advises taking a “whole-house” approach. “There are potential dangers to Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:02:28+00:00 March 1st, 2017|

Adopt A Walking Buddy®

As the thermometer drops, many people head indoors, giving up on regular exercise routines. Cold weather often means running shoes get hung up, bicycles go to the back of the garage and the garden tools are placed in the shed. How can people stay motivated to exercise during those cold, winter months? Finding a Read More

By | 2018-01-17T17:26:42+00:00 January 27th, 2017|

Winter Tails

A selection of books that can inform, and even delight, you and your furry family members. Many of these books can be found at your local bookseller, as well as in digital format for most eReaders. The Grace of Dogs: A Boy, a Black Lab, and Father’s Search for the Canine Soul, by Dr. Read More

By | 2017-08-31T11:29:55+00:00 January 25th, 2017|

What Your Dog Needs on a “Three-Dog-Night”

Some say it originated in the Australian Outback. Others point to Alaska or Siberia as the source. No matter where it came from, the expression “three-dog-night” means a night so bitterly cold you’d need three dogs in bed with you to keep you warm. But what about our beloved dogs? They’re always there for Read More

By | 2018-01-11T16:14:26+00:00 December 5th, 2016|