Jefferson County Consumer News | Comprehensive Emergency Response Plan | Community Preparedness
Jefferson County LEPC | Madison, IN

home : jefferson county consumer news : pets August 22, 2017

My Experience with Dog Flu: A Dog's Point of View
(BPT) - Recently, I got really sick. I had just spent a fun-filled week with all my friends at doggie daycare while my family was on vacation. Shortly after they brought me home, I started coughing a lot. It was really hard to breathe and I started vomiting. I didn't feel like eating anything and I... More >>


5 tips to solve separation anxiety in your pet
(BPT) - With good weather and flexible work schedules, summer time is the best season for spending some extra time with your pet. However, once fall comes, the kids aren't the only ones in the family that experience the back-to-school blues. Separation anxiety can happen for many reasons among pets... More >>


A happy pet is a hydrated pet
Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. var bptVideoPlayer = document.getElementById("bptVideoPlayer"); if (bptVideoPlayer) { var cssText = "width: 100%;"; cssText += " background: url('" + bptVideoPlayer.getAttribute("poster") + "');"; cssText += " -webkit-backgrou... More >>


Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show
(BPT) - French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, 'Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.' Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors. Ample research shows pet ownership delivers physical and mental health benefi... More >>


Fraud alert: Internet puppy purchase scams rising
(BPT) - That cold, wet nose. Those adorable little paws. The undeniable sweet scent of puppy breath. You have a soft spot for dogs and have your eye on a rare breed.After months of looking, you see an online advertisement with the perfect puppy. The seller doesn't live in your area though (could be... More >>


From farm to family: 7 things to consider before living with livestock
(BPT) - Animals play a meaningful role in the lives of their owners. In fact, most people consider their furry friends part of the family. And while dogs and cats tend to be the most common companions, nowadays, the beloved family pet can come in many different shapes, sizes and species.Families ac... More >>


Working like a dog: Companies find benefits in going pet-friendly
(BPT) - It's fair to call Charger a bull in a china shop. Well, at least a pit bull. The charming nine-year-old has a full-time job in the marketing department at dinnerware giant Replacements, Ltd.'Charger's been coming to Replacements since I rescued him from the side of a road as a puppy, so he'... More >>


Improve your dog's emotional life
(BPT) - For millions of pet parents, their beloved dog is more than just a four-legged friend - he's a member of the family. When looking at products for their pet they are willing to explore all options to ensure they provide the very best items like organic foods, therapeutic bedding, unique and ... More >>


Outward signs of aging in your pet and how to take action
(BPT) - It seems like just yesterday you brought her home and made her a part of the family. If you own a cat or dog, you have fond memories of your furry family member from day one.Fast forward to today. Just like with people, age sometimes creeps up slowly on pets. Every pet is unique, so changes... More >>


3 cornerstones to a longer, healthier, happier life for your pet
(BPT) - Your pets are members of the family. They are the source of some of your best memories, they are your travel companions, your confidantes and your evening snuggle partners. You love them and you want them to live the longest, healthiest and happiest life possible.Like it is for you, achievi... More >>


Do you know what to include in a pet emergency go-kit?
(BPT) - It's no secret that Mother Nature can be unpredictable. Research shows that weather patterns are in flux across the United States, making it more important than ever to think ahead and be proactive in order to stay safe. Advanced planning is not just for humans. While you may already have a... More >>


What's your animal instinct? [Infographic]
(BPT) - -... More >>


Finding Fido: Could America run out of dogs?
(BPT) - Millions of people every year open their hearts and homes to rescue dogs to find their new best friend. It's an act of compassion that is beneficial and fulfilling for person and pet.But, a new study shows adoption is not an option for everyone. In fact, even if shelters were cleared, there... More >>


Could America run out of dogs? [Infographic]
(BPT) - -... More >>


10 tips to help your pet adjust to a new home
(BPT) - Congratulations, it's a dog! Now that you've made the decision to add a furry friend to your family, here are some tips from Dr. Karen Lass, field veterinary services manager at Merial, for acclimating your dog to his new forever home.1. Set house rules in advance. 'It's easy to get caught ... More >>


Shelter volunteers play critical role in animal welfare efforts
(BPT) - Approximately 6.5 million cats and dogs enter animal shelters each year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). This massive number underscores the need for volunteers to provide the necessary care to ensure as many pets as possible can be placed... More >>



Jefferson County Consumer News | Comprehensive Emergency Response Plan | Community Preparedness

Software © 1998-2017 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved