Posts Tagged ‘Pets’

ANOTHER YEAR OF BEAGLE-MANIA?

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“Darwin!” shouted his owner, Alicia Bralove, as for the fifth time in five minutes her beagle made an amorous advance on my leg. For a champion show dog, Darwin seemed to pay little attention to his name. “He’s disciplined by his trainer,” Bralove apologized, “but when I see him I just melt.” Almost one year [&hellip
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AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW OF PET CARE

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Who do you call when Fido or Fluffy just isn’t making it, and your usual vet has done all he can? Many owners try alternative therapies for their pets, which can range from aromatherapies, like Feliway Diffusers to reduce anxiety and behavioral problems, to Rescue Remedy, a flower essence used to relieve stress
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LOST AND FOUND

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Every cat and dog adopted from the ASPCA and New York City Animal Care and Control has one thing in common: they’ve all been microchipped. That’s because those organizations know firsthand what can happen when dogs and cats are lost or separated from their owners. Collars and tags can come off or be taken off. [&hellip
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ANIMAL WELFARE STARTS HERE

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Henry Bergh wasn’t particularly interested in animals. But Bergh, who later went on to found the ASPCA, became involved with their protection because it was “simply the right thing to do.” Heritage of Care, by Dr. Stephen L. Zawistowski and Marion S. Lane (Praeger Publishers, $39.95) is more than a history of the ASPCA. The [&hellip
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