Day: May 17, 2022

What’s bugging our pets this spring and summer?

Spring and summer months are primetime for pets

Allergies are one of the top reasons why pets end up at the vet. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seasonal allergies affect our pets just like they affect us. While we tend to get a stuffy nose or runny eyes, our pets instead will scratch or lick their paws. This act of licking and scratching can cause

Sleeping Bear Dunes Closes Beach to Pets, Protecting Piping Plover

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is closing one of their beaches to pets, especially dogs, this summer, to protect an endangered bird. Piping plover migrate south each year and return to their home of northern Michigan each spring. When they do, the national park employees are sure to monitor and protect them. It’s in partnership

Capital Humane Society cuts puppy adoption fees in half this week

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Capital Humane Society is offering 50% off adoption fees on five month and older puppies. The “Happy Tails” promotion begins Tuesday and ends Sunday. Adopters may still need to pay license and rabies frees. “Both of our facilities are caring for a lot of dogs and puppies right now,” Director

Tampa Bay area pets available for adoption

Julie (Pasco) Julie is a 3-year-old female dog of unknown breed. She’s a high-energy girl looking for an active home. She tends to pull on her leash and wants to run. Julie responds well to correction, takes treats gently and likes to give kisses. She would do best as the only dog in a home

Pacific Surfliner riders can now bring pets, Amtrak says

Passengers on Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner can now travel with a furry friend, the rail company announced Tuesday. Starting Friday, May 20, riders can pay a $26 fee to bring a cat or small dog on board. Pets must stay in a carrying case during the ride. Amtrak says the total combined weight of pet and

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