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Pets Grieving the Loss the Other Pets

  When a family pet dies, it can be overwhelming for members of the family – including the other pets in the home. Yes, pets can in fact grieve the loss of other pets. You may not notice the behavioral changes that your pet exhibits while you are grieving the loss of... READ MORE

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

National Black Cat Appreciation Day was yesterday, August 17. Did you know that black animals are less likely to be adopted than their light-colored shelter mates? Black cats are often overlooked by potential adopters because of old myths and superstitions that they... READ MORE

Winter Saftey

As winter approaches, it is important to remember some of the dangers that colder weather presents to our pets. Pets are susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite when they are not adequately sheltered from the cold and should be kept indoors in colder temperatures.... READ MORE

National Dog Biscuit Day

National Dog Biscuit Day is Tuesday, February 23, so celebrate your best friend with a special treat! Biscuits are a good way to reward and train your pet, but in moderation. Be sure to check calorie content of their treats and incorporate them into your pet’s dietary... READ MORE

International Cat Day/Spoil Your Dog Day

ATTENTION EVERYONE!! Today is International Cat Day. Do you know what that means?! A whole day just to appreciate how wonderful us cats are! Best day ever!!! I could deal with a little less “appreciation” from my AHDC family though. And even though I think cats should... READ MORE