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(NAPSI)—As your nose knows, your beloved pet can make a stinky mess—but there are simple ways by which you can cope.

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Thursday 05/07/2015
Liz Taranda, a volunteer representing Clifton Animal Shelter in New Jersey, wins Top Cat Shelter Volunteer of the Year honor
Updated: May 08, 2015 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Liz Taranda vividly remembers adopting her first cat.

Wednesday 04/29/2015
How To Be Part Of A Century Of Kindness
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—For the past 100 (human) years—nearly a millennium in dog years—people have been focusing on how to help pets, farm animals and wild animals through American Humane Association’s “Be Kind to Animals Week®.”

Monday 04/27/2015
Expert tips for preventing and treating tick bites
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - If you think ticks are a concern only in the deep woods, it’s time to think again. Partially due to migrating deer populations, ticks are now abundant in suburban and city backyards – and they're spreading disease. In fact, an estimated 300,000 Americans are infected with Lyme disease each year, according to estimates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as other types of diseases.

Wednesday 04/22/2015
Seven Steps To Keeping Your Pet Healthy
Updated: April 23, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—A total of 68 percent of U.S. households own a pet, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), with 56.7 million owning a dog and 45.3 million owning a cat.

Four Ways To Keep Your Pet Happy In Hot Weather
Updated: April 23, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Pet parents who are cool to four important facts can help their furry friends flourish during the warm weather months.

Tuesday 04/21/2015
One health, One medicine: 5 ways people and their pets can stay healthy together
Updated: April 28, 2015 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Your household is busy, but keeping yourself, your children and your pets healthy is a top priority. Fortunately, wellness for people and pets can go hand in hand, allowing your entire family to feel their best and live life to the fullest.

Monday 04/20/2015
May is National Pet Month: Tips to Save on Pet Care
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) While pets deserve your love every month of the year, National Pet Month, celebrated in May, is a great time to go the extra mile.

Friday 03/27/2015
Breakthrough Innovation In Nutrition For Dogs 7 And Older
Updated: April 02, 2015 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—There are approximately 87 million dogs in the U.S. and an estimated 44 percent of them are 7 years old and older. And since dogs are considered senior by the time they reach age 7, that’s nearly 35 million senior dogs. But many dog owners who are closely attached to their pets may not be aware—or want to believe—that their furry loved one is considered senior at age 7. According to experts at Purina Pro Plan, a dog’s brain relies on energy from glucose to thrive; however, around 7 years old, the glucose metabolism in his brain begins to change, which can affect memory, learning, awareness or decision making.