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For the Love of Your Pet: Valentine’s Day Safety Tips

Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year – we treat our loved ones to extra affection, beautiful flowers and…of course…candy. But what about our pets? While a new Valentine chew toy or some extra belly rubs would not be out of the question, we must be aware of the hazards that our Valentine gifts can present to our four-legged friends.

By | 2018-02-15T17:34:01+00:00 February 7th, 2018|

Tips for Bringing Home Your New Pet

We all know that moving from one home to another can be a difficult transition – and the transition from a shelter to a home can also be very difficult for cats and dogs. When bringing home a new pet it’s always good to remember that Fido or Fifi will need time to adjust to Read More

By | 2018-03-01T10:59:28+00:00 January 16th, 2018|

Benefits of Senior Pet Adoption

A new puppy or kitten is sure to put a smile on your face, but a dog or cat in its golden years can do the same thing, and make the pet parenting process much easier.

By | 2018-01-11T15:07:18+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

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|

Beware Backyard Breeders

A Backyard Breeder is an amateur animal breeder. While some may have good intentions, in most cases the conditions are considered substandard, with little to no emphasis on ethical or selective breeding, or provide proper care for the well-being of the animals they are breeding. For those that really want a purebred dog, here are some do's & don'ts to guide you through the process, and help avoid the pitfalls of Backyard Breeders.

By | 2018-08-08T11:58:59+00:00 September 16th, 2017|