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According to the American Kennel Club, some half a million pets are affected by house fires each year—but there are steps you can take so yours aren’t among them.   The Problem Pets are often kept inside the house while [...]


More Action Needed To End Pet Homelessness


(NAPS)—There appears to be a significant difference between what many people offer as their opinion about pet homelessness and what, if anything, they do about the problem.   That’s a key finding of a recent survey that revealed that although [...]


Tips For Dealing With Kitty’s Potty Problems

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(NAPS)—“Why is my kitty going outside the litter box?” is one of the top questions that veterinarians get asked by cat parents.   According to Dr. Laura Wiles, a veterinarian who specializes in feline medicine, it might be a health [...]


Getting Paid To Play: Dog Sitting And The Sharing Economy


A growing number of people are finding it may be to their benefit to have their career go to the dogs. For example, consider the case of Dr. Jen Tserng, who left medicine to join the sharing economy as a [...]


Treating Your Home For Cat Fleas


For Atlanta homeowners, cat fleas can be particularly troublesome during the summer months, as warmer weather brings an increased population of strays — and their fleas — to yards. It can be a pesky problem, particularly as fleas make their [...]


Making A Connection Between Your Pet And Your Date


When you’ve made a love connection and feel it’s time to introduce your two-legged companion to your four-legged friend, here are a few tips from the nation’s leader in pet adoptions, PetSmart Chari-ties, and the world’s largest dating website, Match. [...]


New Survey Weighs In On Pet Obesity


Too many calories and a lack of exercise can spell trouble for anybody — including pets. Unfortunately, it appears many people have a difficult time acknowledging their dog is overweight, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Purina Dog Chow [...]


LifeLine Animal Project Celebrates First Year Managing DeKalb County Animal Services


LifeLine Animal Project, a metro Atlanta nonprofit promoting lifesaving animal welfare solutions, is celebrating its successful first year managing the DeKalb County Animal Services shelter, a contract awarded by the county.   Since beginning management on July 1, 2013, LifeLine [...]


How To Keep From Catching Anything But Love From Your Pets

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While pets provide many benefits, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preven-tion, some animals can also pass diseases to people. Such diseases are known as zoonoses. Here, Calum Macpherson, Dean and Director of Research at St. George’s [...]


Central Bark Doggy Day Care Opens First Store in Atlanta


Central Bark Doggy Day Care, the pioneer of the doggy day care industry and creator of the UnK-ennel concept, announces the grand opening of Atlanta’s first Central Bark. Central Bark Doggy Day Care provides a clean, healthy, fun and nurturing [...]

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