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Summer brings special considerations for care of pets: PetSmart offers some tips to keep tips healthy when indulging in summer fun

June 3, 2019

PHOENIX (PetSmart Press Release)—The dog days of summer are the perfect time to indulge pets in some outdoor fun. Too much time in the heat, sun or water, however, can pose health and safety risks for pets. PetSmart offers some easy suggestions to help make this a safe and memory-filled season for pet parents and […]

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Adopt-a-Cat Month means a time to find shelter cats home and celebrate our furry feline friends

June 3, 2019

WASHINGTON (PRNewswire) — American Humane will be sharing Adopt-A-Cat Month® tips and content on its website and across its social media platforms throughout the month, including cat adoption checklists, tips for pet owners dealing with unruly cat behavior, like scratching or marking, and humorous videos. The popular annual campaign is part of a larger effort […]

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Review of Dave Barry’s “Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog”

May 30, 2019

I’m a huge Dave Barry fan. I have read all of his non fiction books and a few of his works of fiction. Also, I love dogs. So, Dave Barry + a book about dog, could only equal pure gold, right? Well, as it turns out, silver or bronze. Here’s the book description from Amazon: […]

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Elvis Presley Festival on Museum of Dog’s next stop

May 30, 2019

(EINPresswire.com) — The next stop on the Dog Museum Tour will be the Tupelo Elvis Festival in Mississippi. The dog limo will be on hand at the Bancorp Arena for the Pet Parade event on June 8 along with it’s “A DOG’s Journey” Photo Boothwhich, which will place the dogs image on their own personalized […]

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Meet a new bird every week

May 28, 2019

If you love birds, as we do, we think you might enjoy a feature on the American Bird Conservancy’s website. It’s called Bird of the Week. There, you can sign up to get information each week about a new bird, including the Bird Conservancy’s conservation efforts. Birds include both temperature climate and tropical birds. You […]

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Joint venture seeks to prevent bird and window collisions

May 28, 2019

“Demand for testing and rating materials already exceeds ABC’s capacity,” said Sheppard. “In recent years, interest in bird-friendly design has grown, as architects and others realize that bird safety does not mean depriving people of light, views, and attractive building design.” (American Bird Conservancy)—American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is announcing a partnership with the Insulating Glass […]

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Man’s best friend is protecting people against lyme disease research shows

May 24, 2019

“CAPC Lyme prevalence maps gives monthly updates to show residents, travelers and health care providers what’s happening in every county, including areas where ten years ago there may not have been a risk.” (PRWeb.com) — New research from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) gives people and their health care providers a way to assess […]

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Button quail

What noise do button quail make?

May 24, 2019

We have seven button quail and they are great little pets. We have a mix of male and female, although we are honestly not sure how many are male and how many are female. They have been outside now with the small Silkie chickens for a few weeks (they do okay with small chickens but […]

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Lost: Three peacocks in Beulaville, North Carolina

May 23, 2019

So, sadly, our three beautiful peacocks — Trent, Sweet Pea and Melody — are currently missing. Below is the last picture taken of them before they disappeared:   We moved them approximately three weeks ago from where we live in North Carolina to a friend’s cabin that is on 50 acres, away from busy roads, […]

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Helping pets stay calm during thunderstorms and fireworks is goal of June campaign

May 22, 2019

Education is critical because an estimated 50 percent of dogs and cats suffer from (fear, anxiety or stress), yet these conditions are often undiagnosed. TAMPA, Florida (PRNewswire) — The summer months can be a difficult time for pets due to loud noises like fireworks and thunder that can trigger dogs and cats affected by noise […]

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See ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and other movies in Regal theaters this summer for only $1

May 21, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (PRNewswire) — Regal’s Summer Movie Express is back in theatres featuring $1 movies, including “The Secret Life of Pets,” all summer long. This kid-friendly festival is a way to beat the heat this summer at over 340 theatres nationwide. Regal will offer two movies on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m., with […]

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