Animal Friends News

The Cat Lover’s Guide to Litter Box Aversion

May 19 2022

By Suzanne Denk, Dip. FBST, Animal Enrichment Specialist Litter boxes are often located where don’t have to look at them, but sometimes that means we forget to scoop the box! When a medical issue is not the cause, litter box …

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What Do Rabbits Eat?

May 09 2022

By Erin Graham, Animal Friends Volunteer A first-time rabbit adopter may have questions concerning how best to care for your new family member. One of those questions may be what diet to feed a rabbit. First and foremost, a rabbit …

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Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Potter

May 02 2022

Potter is a very smart and loyal dog who will want to be by your side non-stop if you’ll let him! He gets along with other dogs and is also cat friendly. Potter can be wary of new people and …

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Combatting Pet Food Shortages

Apr 28 2022

By Liz Moser, Community Resource Coordinator Over the past few months, you may have encountered empty pet food shelves at the grocery store or noticed back-ordered products when shopping for food online. Perhaps you’ve even faced the upsetting realization that …

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Trainer’s Spotlight – Debbie Thomas, CPDT-KA, IAABC- ADT

Apr 28 2022

Debbie Thomas, CPDT-KA, IAABC- ADT Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer and Hersenwerk Enrichment Mentor Which classes do you lead at Animal Friends? Adult and Puppy Manners classes. I’m very excited to be offering a new course for shy dogs called Bashful …

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Sniffing Mats Are for Everyone

Apr 28 2022

By Suzanne Denk, Dip.FBST, Animal Enrichment Specialist Our pets’ sense of smell is far superior to our own. Sniffing is not only a natural behavior for them but it is also enriching and stimulating for their mind. A sniffing mat …

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Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Pepsi

Apr 25 2022

Pepsi is very affectionate, goofy and loyal. She enjoys spending time with her people and will often follow you from one room to the next. Pepsi is very high energy and does best when she is able to get lots …

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Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Noah

Apr 19 2022

Noah can be shy when you first meet him, but he is the sweetest cat! He loves to sit by you on the couch and would love to be your best friend if you let him. Noah does have to …

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Rabbits and the Law

Apr 14 2022

By Katlyn Weiser, Development Database Coordinator While domestic rabbits are the third most common pet in the United States, there is a disconnect in how we think about and classify them pertaining to animal cruelty laws. Our Commonwealth’s animal cruelty …

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Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Reuben

Apr 12 2022

Reuben is about 3 years old and is looking for a new home. He is very shy and can take some time to open up, but once he trusts a human, he will be your shadow. Reuben loves to snuggle …

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