Animal Friends News

Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Bowie and Toby

Jul 22 2021

Bowie and Toby are adorable 1-year-old brothers who began their lives with an elderly family member who loved them very much but could no longer care for them, and now they are looking for a new home to call their …

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Summer Safety Tips from Dr. Zetwo

Jul 15 2021

By Dr. Amanda Zetwo, Medical Director of Clinic Services As the summer weather continues to heat up over the next couple of months, you may be wondering how you can keep your pets healthy and safe. Here are some tips …

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Helping Your Dog Cope with Noise Sensitivity

Jul 08 2021

By Veronica Rigatti, Canine Behavior Specialist You see a light flash and a big boom follows seconds later, and suddenly your dog is running for cover! A thunderstorm is rolling in and your dog is shaking with fear. The Fourth …

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Muffin Tin Games

Jun 24 2021

By Suzanne Denk, Dip FBST, Animal Enrichment Specialist Boredom can be a contributor to many common behavior challenges and trying a new activity for enrichment can provide variety to your pet’s daily routine. Enrichment is an opportunity for your pet …

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Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Jenkins

Jun 17 2021

Jenkins is a sweet and loving 5-year-old boy who found his way to our front porch just as the winter months arrived. His fur was terribly matted, his leg was injured and in need of medical attention. We took him …

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Keeping Pets at Home

Jun 16 2021

Animal Friends’ Commitment to Pet Retention By Liz Moser, Community Resource Coordinator At Animal Friends, we have always recognized that the amount of love a family has for their pets is not defined by their income. In times of financial …

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Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Timber

Jun 09 2021

Timber began her life as a stray, but now she’s looking for a home and family to call her own. She is very sweet, but a bit timid around new people. Timber will come up to you once she feels …

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Who Should You Call for Humane Help?

Jun 09 2021

By Krista Koontz, Humane Society Police Officer There is often some confusion about the various roles of Humane Society Police Officers (HSPOs), State Dog Wardens and Animal Control Officers when it comes to enforcing laws that protect animals. While all …

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Returning to Normal: How to Help Your Dog Adjust to More Alone Time

Jun 03 2021

By Veronica Rigatti, Canine Behavior Specialist During the pandemic, you likely fell into one of two categories: those who enjoyed being home or those who went a little stir crazy. Whichever category you fall into, your pets certainly enjoyed all …

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Let’s Go for a Ride

May 24 2021

By Suzanne Denk, Dip. FBST, Animal Enrichment Specialist. “Let’s go for a ride” is a phrase that may bring your dog running. But, you may notice that your feline friends don’t share that same enthusiasm. Being placed into a cat …

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