July is in full swing. Pets and pet parents are spending more time outside. This month is about pet safety: pet safety tips for July 4th, and keeping a pet first aid kit for home and travel. July is also Lost Pet Prevention Month.
You’re a good pet parent and try to keep your pet safe and away from danger. But sometimes a cat jumps the fence. Sometimes a dog escapes through an open door.
A lost pet can be a pet parent’s worst nightmare.
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Springtime is here! You may be thinking about greening up your home with some new plants. If you have pets, you need to know which plants are pet-safe for your home.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has a database of toxic and non-toxic plants for pets. Here’s a list to get you started.
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April is a good time to celebrate our pet friends. Spring is finally here! If you’ve been indoors too long, it’s time to get outside. Enjoy a long walk with your favorite pet and shake off the winter doldrums.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) offers a few ideas to prevent animal cruelty, encourage pet adoption, and help rescue horses.
The ASPCA reminds us that April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month.
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In January 2018, the Care2 Petitions claimed that 235,00 people signed a petition to include pet food in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. The petition on Care2 Petitions asked the USDA to expand its SNAP food policy to include pet food. (The petition was closed in 2018.)
Although the petition went viral, it was not likely to influence or change USDA’s policy on SNAP benefits.
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