Does my puppy have kennel cough?

Q: I recently adopted a 12-week-old female puppy.  This is the first puppy we have owned and are very excited to be pet owners!  Over the last 2 days, it seems as though something is stuck in our puppy's throat!  It sounds like a cough but we are not sure.  She sneezes often and Read More

By | 2017-06-23T15:49:23+00:00 November 2nd, 2013|

Lyme Disease and Your Dog

When it comes to keeping your pets healthy, the best preventative is their routine vaccinations. Covering a wide array of diseases and conditions, routine vaccinations prevent the contraction and spread of many uncomfortable, harmful and even fatal conditions. This time of year, ticks carrying bacteria that cause Lyme disease are a concern. North Shore Read More

By | 2017-06-23T15:49:57+00:00 October 18th, 2013|

Pet First-Aid Kit Essentials

Emergencies seldom give warning, but we can be ready for them. Most people have first aid kits on hand for themselves and family members. But what about your animals? Pet care experts at North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and shelter organization, recommend having a pet first aid kit Read More

By | 2017-08-02T00:40:18+00:00 October 8th, 2013|

How Does Animal League America Help in Natural Disasters?

Q: How does the Animal League help other shelters during disaster situations? Submitted by Anonymous A: If there is an animal shelter that has been affected by a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, the Animal League America will utilize its’ the mobile rescue/adoption units. When unexpected disaster strikes, many shelters are inundated with additional animals Read More

By | 2017-06-23T16:55:55+00:00 January 24th, 2013|