Have you ever heard of a pet service desert? It’s a community where services for pets are not available or affordable. Families in pet service deserts live in low-income areas. But the Humane Society of the US (HSUS) Pets For Life (PFL) program is working to close the gap in pet wellness services.
Poverty creates barriers in access to health care, quality food and veterinary care. One source noted and that the “extreme lack of access to pet resources is a national crisis” that is often ignored.
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Animals are Mother Nature’s gift to the world. Animals bring us joy, make us laugh, cry, and feel human. They help us survive – giving is in their DNA.
For many reasons, I’m happy to discover my alter ego, Dr. Pet Mom. Behind the scenes, I’m reticent about my life. But when it comes to animals, I come out of the shadows.
My face lights up with an easy smile. It’s my natural reaction to animals. Coming out of the shadows also means writing a book to help animals. So how am I doing?
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Halloween can be a fun time of the year! Pet parents love to dress up their furry friends in costumes of all kinds.
Your pets may want to wear outfits, but pet parents should be aware of some Halloween hazards…
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In a few weeks, it will be time to change the clocks again. Changing the time reminds me that the holiday season is right around the corner! It’s only October. But if you love shopping, you can find Black Friday and shop-early-for-Christmas sales in the stores this month.
I’m also thinking of other ways to make the holidays meaningful for my animal friends and pet parent community.
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August is winding down and we’ll soon be into the fall season. A time for transition is in the air. Looking back, it’s been six months since the launch of our Dr. Pet Mom website.
Six months. Time to look at where we are today, new projects and future plans for Dr. Pet Mom.
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Do you have any pet pics and videos you are itching to share with the universe? If yes, Dr. Pet Mom welcomes you to submit them! 😎
NOTE: If you want to see our community pets click here.
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