Managing your dog’s seasonal fears through fireworks and thunderstorms – WTNH Connecticut News

http://wtnh.com/2015/06/27/managing-your-dogs-seasonal-fears-through-fireworks-and-thunderstorms/

Managing your dog’s seasonal fears through fireworks and thunderstorms – WTNH Connecticut News

Dogs can sense a storm’s approach by the rapidly falling barometric pressure, and so can begin to show signs of anxiety even before the storm can be heard. With regard to fireworks, a dog’s sense of hearing is acute—over 10 times more sensitive than …


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Critter camp teaches Missoula children to be pet ambassadors – The Missoulian

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Critter camp teaches Missoula children to be pet ambassadors – The Missoulian

Max isn’t new to pets, mind you. He keeps a menagerie at home, including a couple of felines, Punchy and Munchy, who have jumped on the trampoline with him. (A note to the reader: In this story, pet spellings are approximations.) “I have two cats, one


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Portland firefighters win PETA award for rescuing kitten from St. Johns Bridge – OregonLive.com

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Portland firefighters win PETA award for rescuing kitten from St. Johns Bridge – OregonLive.com

Lucky kitten This kitten, named “Lucky” after her rescue from a girder under the St. Johns Bridge, will be put up for adoption now that her eye infection has been treated. (Karen Vitt/DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital)Karen Vitt/DoveLewis Emergency …


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NYPD Cop Saves Kitten Stuck Under Tow Truck in Hour-Long Rescue – ABC News

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NYPD Cop Saves Kitten Stuck Under Tow Truck in Hour-Long Rescue – ABC News

This kitten needed a lift after getting stuck under a tow truck’s chassis in Queens, New York, officials said. But NYPD Officer Sean Ryan was there to save the day, spending over an hour rescuing the kitten this past Sunday night, the NYPD’s 114th


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What you should know before you test your dog’s DNA – Fortune

https://fortune.com/2015/06/25/dog-dna-tests/

What you should know before you test your dog’s DNA – Fortune

Since Mars Veterinary launched its dog DNA test in 2007, Wisdom Panel, the company — owned by Mars, Incorporated — claims to have sold some 400,000 tests — with the latest consumer version selling for $84.99 a pop. Its other major competitor is DNA …


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ALERT: State lawmakers propose sales tax on pet care services – WCTI12.com

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State lawmakers propose sales tax on pet care services

WCTI12.comAs part of the proposal, the amount of income and sales taxes would be cut, while an additional sales tax would be newly imposed on a variety of services including veterinary care, grooming, and pet boarding. “If people had to pay tax on their services


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