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Enrichment Matters

Enrichment means providing animals with a daily environment that is varied, interesting, and stimulating. Variety in the environment gives the animals the opportunity to think and to explore their space. Below are some easy activities that you can use to provide your pet with that much need stimulation. Egg Cartons or Ice cube trays – Place treats in some or all the cups. To make more challenging rubber band the egg carton closed or cut in half and stack like a puzzle. Cup flip rod – Take bottles or cups or yogurt containers and cut 2 holes in a row…

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Keep Your Pets Safe

The Fourth of July can be fun, but can also be extremely stressful for our furry friends and family. We’ve put together some tips to follow and signs to look for to help decrease their anxiety. 5 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Pets Safe Keep license, microchip and ID tags up to date Let them hang out in a quiet room with door closed during party Store tempting foods out of reach Stay with and comfort them during fireworks Ask your vet ahead of time for calming meds or supplements (ex. CBD oils or treats) Signs of STRESS…

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Simple Rescue Tips

This time of the year, many pets go missing. If your pet is unfortunately one of those, follow these tips to help them return home safely. Help your pet return home safely with these Simple Rescue Tips… Basic flyers containing LOST – PICTURE – PHONE NUMBER (should answer 24/7) . Post on poles, especially near intersections. Rural neighborhoods should distribute the flyers in a larger area. Notify all Shelters, Animal Control, and Police. Report lost and found animals in local and adjoining areas/counties . Create a public post on Facebook, Pawboost Ad, Nextdoor.com, etc. Post a picture, number, and area….

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How to make sure your cats are safe this Holiday Season

Your cats are your family and you want to make and share memories with them around the holidays. As the Holiday Season approaches, take a few minutes to check your home to make sure your cats are safe so your holiday festivities remain jolly.   The Christmas Tree The tree poses an exciting adventure for your cat-take a few precautions to avoid harm to your cat. A Christmas tree can look like Mt Everest to an adventurous kitty-Make sure your tree is well anchored so it doesn’t tip and hurt the intrepid climber. If you add chemicals to the water…

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Guidelines for Responsible Pet Ownership

The Holidays may have brought a new furry member to your family. Caring for your new pet will take your patience and time for them to be the pet you have always wanted. To help with this transition, below are some simple guidelines from the American Veterinary Medical Association to help you achieve yours and your pets goals. Guidelines for Responsible Pet Ownership Owning a pet is a privilege and should result in a mutually beneficial relationship. The benefits of pet ownership come with responsibilities. These include: Lifelong care of the pet. This means committing to the relationship for your…