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August 17th, 2019 is the 27th Annual International Homeless Animals' Day!

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August 17th, 2019 is the 27th Annual International Homeless Animals' Day!

International Homeless Animals’ Day began in 1992 when the International Society for Animals Rights decided to dedicate a day to spreading awareness for the pet overpopulation epidemic. Since 1992, events, observances, participants, and positive results have grown each year. Currently, celebrations for the day can be found in all 50 states and more than 50 countries on six continents. The group has saved the lives of millions of animals around the world! On this day, we should celebrate how far we’ve come in taking care of fur babies around the world, and share knowledge on what more we can do...

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August 4th to 10th is International Assistance Dog Week!

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August 4<sup>th</sup> to 10<sup>th</sup> is International Assistance Dog Week!

International Assistance Dog Week was created to recognize all of the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability-related limitations. The goal is to raise awareness and educate the public about assistance dogs. The holiday week also honors the trainers that make these dogs so great at their jobs. Trainers put in a lot of time and effort, so it is important to praise their hard work. Together, they have improved countless lives across the globe. Most importantly, this holiday week brings awareness to animals in need. The main goal is to encourage people to help underprivileged animals. The...

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Leaving dogs in cars

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Leaving dogs in cars

It is not unusual to see dogs and other animals left in vehicles while their parents attend to other business. However, he/she could be at risk for serious injuries or even death when they are left in a parked car. Mild weather can be misleading. The temperature outside might be a 78 degree fahrenheit (25 degree celsius) day, but the temperature inside a parked car can soar to 100 fahrenheit (38 degree celsius) in just a few minutes. On a 90-degree fahrenheit (32 degree celsius) day, the interior temperature can reach as high as 120 fahrenheit (49 degree celsius) in...

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Moods and Behaviors in Dogs

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Moods and Behaviors in Dogs

It has been proven that pet parents’ mood and behavior affect the mood of their pets. Owners have a strong influence on how their pets feel and how their personalities develop and change.   Studies show that dogs are able to smell our emotion state, and they then seem to trust our responses to the situation by adopting those emotional states as their own. Pet owners need to keep in mind how your mood and behavior affect your fur baby, and how your reaction to one of life’s curveballs might contribute to his/her behavior. Living among people with consistently negative...

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Good Communications with Your Pet

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Good Communications with Your Pet

Humans can communicate what is going on with them, and so can dogs. The difference is, while humans primarily use verbal communication, dogs mainly communicate non-verbally through the use of body language. Your pet may not be capable of speaking, but they are capable of understanding what you say. Studies showed that a dog can learn around 165 words and more with intensive training. It is not just the words they’re picking up on, but also the tone of your voice. Since dogs are not capable of speech, their primary form of communication is through their bodies. Taking the time...

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