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Give the gift that gives twice… Operation ResCUTE

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The days are starting to get shorter and the leaves will soon be swirling off the branches of trees. With Autumn creeping up on us, the influence of the cooler weather has started the countdown for Thanksgiving and Christmas festivities and events whether you look on social media or step into a store with holiday decor already on display. Sooner than later, your kids will have their wish lists for Santa and Christmas shopping will be right around the corner! Before you check out the holiday guides or the offers for Black Friday, consider a gift for your children that will give back to the community. Read More »

How To Help Kids Cope With The Loss Of A Pet

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One of the most difficult parts of losing a family pet is breaking the news to the kids. Choose a private place to tell the kids about the loss where they feel safe to express emotions. Base the amount of details you share about the situation on their age and let their questions be your guide. Check out these tips for helping kids understand and cope with the loss of a furry family member. Read More »

Tips for a Pet-Friendly Holiday

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‘Tis the season for holiday parties, and many pet lovers jump at the opportunity to include their four-legged friends in the festivities. Pet holiday parties may range from the simply elegant to the simply silly, but they all have one thing in common – a doggone good time. Read More »

How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?

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It’s National Pet Month, and we couldn’t be more excited! Cats, dogs, frogs, turtles, iguanas, goldfish, and yes, even snakes, are honored this May. While families are encouraged to spoil their pets this month, the aim is to also support pet adoption and increase public awareness of the benefits of owning a pet. Read More »

Bringing Home a Pet

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Are you raising an animal lover? If so, chances are they’ve already asked for a puppy, kitten, guanine pig, lizard, snake or bird of their own. Bringing home a pet is a big decision and shouldn’t be taken lightly – especially if you have young kids in your home. I’ve put together some tips and advice to help ensure your decision is the right one – whatever that may be. Read More »