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The Heat Is On

The Heat Is On | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Pet parents must be vigilant when it comes to keeping their pets safe during hot summer months...
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High-tech solution to dog poop coming to Israel | Hot Topics | an SFGate.com blog

High-tech solution to dog poop coming to Israel | Hot Topics | an SFGate.com blog | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Jerusalem has a dog poop problem. It's apparently so bad, city officials are going high-tech to deal with it.
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QCOnline : Pet estate planning: It's easier than ever to include your pets in your estate plan

QCOnline : Pet estate planning: It's easier than ever to include your pets in your estate plan | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it

Edson, whose investment banker husband died 12 years ago, has found peace of mind about Henry's future, however. She's enrolled in PAWS' Guardian Angel pet care program,

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Who will care for my pet: A reality check | Fifty Plus Advocates

Who will care for my pet: A reality check | Fifty Plus Advocates | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
By Linda T. Cammuso We love our pets, we pamper them and we treat them like family — often to the chagrin of those who live pet-free lives. As a ...
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Third Graders Host “Activists for Animals” Event The Santa Barbara Independent

Third Graders Host “Activists for Animals” Event The Santa Barbara Independent | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Third graders at Cold Spring School are trying to raise over $5000 for their Activists for Animals event on June 1st, 2012 at the Project Fine Art Zone Gallery in downtown Santa Barbara.
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Pet Talk: Lessons pets teach children

Pet Talk: Lessons pets teach children | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
“Everyone that lives, lives not alone nor for itself.”– William Blake...
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The Secret Lives of Cats | KSEE 24 News - Central Valley's News Station: Fresno-Visalia - News, Sports, Weather | Local News

The Secret Lives of Cats | KSEE 24 News - Central Valley's News Station: Fresno-Visalia - News, Sports, Weather | Local News | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
A researcher uses tiny cameras to follow house cats on their rounds.
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Here's A Pretty Strong Case For Including Fido In Your Estate Plan

Here's A Pretty Strong Case For Including Fido In Your Estate Plan | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Don't let chaos ensue. ...
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EWGUkraine - Animal Welfare Lesson Plans

EWGUkraine - Animal Welfare Lesson Plans | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it

Our rock star animal welfare subcommittee has been working hard on organizing lessons plans for you to use in the classroom/in the community. Here you will find in neatly organized categories different topics like:responsibility, pet care, and sterilization.

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Senior living centers across US accept more pets

Senior living centers across US accept more pets | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Hundreds of retirement communities across the county now allow seniors to live with their pets and more and more keep house pets that provide the benefits without the responsibility.
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New ordinance in Arlington aims to keep owners from tethering animals | News | Arling...

New ordinance in Arlington aims to keep owners from tethering animals | News | Arling... | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
As an elderly woman walked up the sidewalk to her friend's east-side home one day in February, she stooped down to pet the family dog, chained to a tree in the front yard.
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Pets wait in limbo as animal shelters swell

A recent survey by the American Pet Products Association found that 62 percent of all U.S. households, about 72.9 million homes, own a pet.
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Latest pet food recall notice includes Kirkland and Taste of the Wild

Latest pet food recall notice includes Kirkland and Taste of the Wild | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Diamond has announced it is expanding a voluntary recall to include batches of nine brands of dry pet food formulas.
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Free Pets to Good Home » Blog Archive » Finding The Best Dog Harness For Your Pet

Does your dog pull constantly when walking? If so this can be quite traumatic both for you and your dog, but what can compound that is a poor fitting collar,

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Flea Treatments for Dogs

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Stay up to date on what’s going on with Found Animals Foundation in Los Angeles, from pet care tips to volunteering with animals, read about it here!
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What happens to a pet when its human dies?

What happens to a pet when its human dies? | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Pets grieve. There have been numerous documentations of wild animals mourning deaths within their midst, and then there is this personal observation.
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Livelihood: Creating What's Next - Ella Schutt and Dr. Henry Presnal: Pet Trusts and Lifelong care - Blubrry

Livelihood: Creating What's Next - Ella Schutt and Dr. Henry Presnal: Pet Trusts and Lifelong care - Blubrry | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it

What would happen to your pet if you were incapacitated or died?

According to a recent report by the BMO Retirement Institute, 61% of Americans own a pet. Of these pet ‘owners”, 87% consider pets to be a “family member”, and 77% feel it’s important to make arrangements for their ongoing care in the event that their pet outlives them.

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Redditch children can learn about caring for pets

Redditch children can learn about caring for pets | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
LEADING pet charity Blue Cross is encouraging primary schools and youth groups in Redditch to sign up for its free talks to help children to learn about animals and pet care, as part of its
national education programme.
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Bow to WOW! Rescue dogs get makeovers - msnbc.com

Bow to WOW! Rescue dogs get makeovers - msnbc.com | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it

Bow to WOW! Rescue dogs get makeoversmsnbc.com our series where we clean up some needy dogs, then find them homes. jill rappaport is back. but we have some congratulations to hand out.

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Revealed: why canines yawn after their 'dog tired' owners - Telegraph

Revealed: why canines yawn after their 'dog tired' owners - Telegraph | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Dogs are compelled to yawn if they hear their owners do the same, a study has suggested.
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PetMart Pharmacy Launches New Website

PetMart Pharmacy Launches New Website | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
New Site is an Online Pharmacy Owned and Operated by Licensed Animal Health Professionals The expertise of animal health professionals makes it easier for pet owners to know they are receiving top quality medications and products at the most...
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Vets Without Borders provides animal care to improve human welfare | The Province

Vets Without Borders provides animal care to improve human welfare | The Province | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
A group of dedicated Canadian veterinarians -- many from B.C. -- are working to prevent poor communities in the Americas from going to the dogs.
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Pet estate planning: It's easier than ever to include your pets in your estate plan

Pet estate planning: It's easier than ever to include your pets in your estate plan | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it
Henry loves fetching his tennis ball and playing tug with his stuffed animals. About 6 years old, the Shih Tzu mix likely has many good years left.
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American Veterinary Medical Association Celebrates National Pet WeekFrom May 6-12

American Veterinary Medical Association Celebrates National Pet WeekFrom May 6-12 | Responsible Pet Parenting | Scoop.it

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reports that about 60% or 69 million households in the US have a pet, but fewer are being seen by veterinarians. May 6-12 is National Pet Week

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Dog Training Basics That Everyone Should Know

The day you bring a new puppy into your life is one that is filled with joy. In the weeks that follow, that joy can turn into frustration. You'll wonder just what you got yourself into as you clean up yet another mess.
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