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    A Few Weeks of Fostering Can Make a Lifetime of Difference

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    Miranda, the Foster Program Coordinator at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, shares how she found her passion for animal welfare by volunteering with shelter animals and why she made it her full-time job.

    Who Let the Dog Out? Our Ridealong with Animal Rescue

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    We ride shotgun with Animal Rescue Officer Ted Adams as he responds to a found pet call in Spokane County, Washington. See what it’s like for the men and women who dedicate their lives to animal protection.

    Meet Roxie the Escape Artist Kitten

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    Thousands of volunteers like Michelle graciously give their time and love to society’s most vulnerable animals. Learn more about the difference they make.

    A Day in the Life of a Shelter Volunteer

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    Thousands of volunteers like Michelle graciously give their time and love to society’s most vulnerable animals. Learn more about the difference they make.

    How You Can Help Shelters This Kitten Season

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    VIDEO (1:51) – Our friends at the Kingston Humane Society explain what “Kitten Season” is and how you can help shelters deal with the annual influx of stray cats right now.Across North America each spring, local animal shelters find themselves inundated with stray kittens and cats.Animal shelters call this time[…]

    Sheltering Society’s Most Vulnerable

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    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” ― Mahatma Gandhi According to the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies – the national voice for animal welfare – more than a quarter million dogs and cats enter Canadian animal shelters every[…]

    Best Places to Walk Your Dog in Guelph

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    Walking Your Dog In Guelph? Lucky! We Love These Options Looking for a great place to walk your dog in Guelph? Our city is chock full of trails and parks guaranteed to keep your pup’s paws moving. You’ll love these walks just as much as he does. So why are[…]

    How to Make a Pet Emergency Preparedness Kit

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    When an emergency strikes, it’s important that you and your family are ready for anything. Having all the essentials your pet could need ready to go in the event of a disaster can give you peace of mind. You can purchase premade Emergency kits, but you can also assemble your[…]

    How To Save On Pet Expenses

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    Being a pet owner can be pricey, here are some tips to help you get more bark for your buck! Health: Vet bills can be expensive. One way to avoid a surprise expense at the vet is by taking good care of your pet’s health with preventative measures. Clean Teeth,[…]

    Toxic Plants Your Pets Should Avoid

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    From Your Flowerbed: Lillies: There are several kinds of lilies, with varying degrees of toxicity that should be avoided by all your pets, especially your feline friends. High toxicity (star lily, glory lily, lily of the valley) Kidney failure (swollen abdomen – fluid retention, unusual urination – marked increase or[…]

    Living With Both Cats and Dogs

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    We’ve all heard the term “fighting like cats and dogs” but does it have to be that way? Can cats and dogs live together in harmony? You bet! Here are some ways you can make cohabiting and even introductions the best they can be. The More The Merrier! Having a home[…]

    Fido Missing? Don’t Panic – Here’s What To Do

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    Your stomach drops. Your heart stops. Your mind races with “what ifs.” You’ve lost your best furry friend. Don’t panic (easier said than done, we know!). Instead, get to work finding Fido.