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TOXIC PLANTS in Your Home

Aloe Amaryllis Andromeda Japonica Asian Lily Asparagus Fern Australian Nut Autumn Crocus Azalea Belladonna Bird of Paradise Bittersweet (American and European) Black Locust Branching Ivy Buckeye Buddhist Pine Caladium Calla Lily Castor Bean Ceriman Clematis Cordatum Corn Plant Cycads Cyclamen Daffodil Daylily Devil’s Ivy Dieffenbachia Dumbcane Easter Lily Elephant Ears Emerald Fern English Ivy Eucalyptus […]

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How to Care for an Adult Rabbit

ADULT RABBIT DIET A balanced diet for an adult rabbit consists of: • Unlimited fresh, quality Grass Hay • Adult Rabbit Pellets (limited to ~ 1/4 cup per 5lb rabbit every day) • Fresh Leafy and Herb Vegetable Greens (at least 1 cup per 5lb rabbit every day) HAY  Hay is not just for horses […]

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Five Tips to Finding Great Dog-Friendly Rentals !

One of the biggest causes of pet abandonment is due to relocation and not being able to find pet-friendly housing. It’s a stressful time for pet owners and they are sometimes put in that tough position of having to get rid of a pet. However, with enough planning, people can find not only dog-friendly housing, […]

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We Are Opening a Low-Cost Vet Clinic & Adoption Center

  Kinder4rescue has had a long time dream of providing health care for dogs that are in need, but because of the high cost of vet care would never be able to get. Our mission is to create an environment where those are who less fortunate, but love their pets unconditionally would have  a place […]

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What do to when Animal Control comes knocking

by George J. Eigenhauser Jr. (Mr. Eigenhauser is an attorney at law licensed in the State of California since 1979 and practices in the areas of civil litigation and estate planning) ANTI-DOG ENFORCEMENT – What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know Dog owners and ethical breeders are increasingly being targeted. Disgruntled neighbors may retaliate against […]

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Puppies, Dogs, and Young Children

Do you have young children or is a baby on the way? Are you thinking about adopting a puppy? If your answers are “Yes,” our adoption counselor will spend extra time with you to make sure you know what to expect and that we find the right match. We want a safe home for your […]

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Foreclosure or Financial Crisis: Resources to Help People with Pets

If you’re experiencing financial problems that are making it difficult to afford the cost of keeping your pets, or you are facing foreclosure and the possibility of losing your pets, take heart! There are lots of resources out there that may help. Animal welfare organizations throughout the country are developing programs such as pet food […]

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Dog safety tips

COLLAR AND TAGS ALWAYS keep collar with 2 tags on your dog. After you give your dog(s) a bath, place collar and tags back onto your dog. Dogs get out everyday and some people are not aware of how microchipping works, so for your dogs, please KEEP collar and tags on them at all times. […]

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Summer heast & cars – a DEADLY combination

Temperatures heat up as summer arrives, and leaving animals in parked cars is not only unsafe, but also illegal. On days with temperatures in the low to mid-70s, the temperature inside a parked car can quickly reach 100 degrees. In hotter 85-degree weather, temperatures can reach 120 degrees within a half-hour – even if a […]

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Dogs and Toddlers

Happy Hour Lecture Outline Introduction (10 Minutes) · Statistics · The Foundation for Safety and Friendship · Who Really Wants to Live With a Toddler? Dogs and Toddlers at Home (25 Minutes) Overview Basics for Toddler’s Side of Things Basics for Dog’s Side of Things Real Life Examples Fostering Friendship to Last a Lifetime Are […]

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When good dogs turn bad

By Elizabeth Wasserman A dog’s bite may be worse than its bark — especially if the pooch isn’t feeling well. A new study has determined that dogs brought to a veterinary behavior clinic for biting children most often didn’t have a previous history of biting. The research, which was conducted by a team of experts […]

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How to Correct dog barking

Learn Why Your Dog Barks Social Isolation/Frustration/Attention-Seeking Your dog may be barking out of boredom and loneliness if: He’s left alone for long periods of time without opportunities to interact with you. His environment is relatively barren, without companions or toys. He’s a puppy or adolescent (under three years old) and doesn’t have other outlets […]

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How to get help with your vet bills

NOTE: Towards bottom of this list is specific breeds vets, special needs and injury specific. American Animal Hospital Association http://www.aahahelpingpets.org/ “Through the AAHA Helping Pets Fund, veterinary care is possible for sick or injured pets even if they have been abandoned or if their owner is experiencing financial hardship.” Angels 4 Animals http://www.angels4animals.org/ “Our services […]

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Crate Training

Providing your puppy or dog with an indoor kennel crate can satisfy many dogs’ need for a den-like enclosure. Besides being an effective housebreaking tool (because it takes advantage of the dog’s natural reluctance to soil its sleeping place), it can also help to reduce separation anxiety, to prevent destructive behavior (such as chewing furniture), […]

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