by Lynn Johnston Productions Inc.
Dist. by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
STORY TAKEN FROM “CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE PET LOVER’S SOUL”
“Twenty-one years ago, my husband gave me Sam, an eight-week-old schnauzer, to help ease the loss of our daughter, who was stillborn. Sam and I developed a very special bond over the next fourteen years. It seemed nothing that happened could ever change that. At one point, my husband and I decided to relocate from our New York apartment to a new home in New Jersey. After we were there awhile, our neighbor, whose cat had recently had kittens, asked us if we would like one.Continue reading →
As temperatures rise, it’s important to keep pets cool.
The following tips are from the Humane Society of the United States:
Never leave your pet in the car
Don’t put your pet in the back of a truck
Watch out for fertilizers and deadly plants
Recognizing the Signs of a Heat Stroke Signs and symptoms of heat stroke include: collapse, body temperature 104° F or above, bloody diarrhea or vomit, depression stupor, seizures or coma, excessive panting or difficulty breathing, increased heart rate, salivation. Continue reading →
There is a new APP available from the Animal Legal Defense Fund called “LiveSafe.” It’s a mobile APP that allows you to easily and quickly report crimes against animals. I was so excited to see this. You just download the APP, follow the instructions on the ALDF website (link below) and then select a tip type to report a crime, and attach a photo or video along with your detailed observation. Below is an image of what the main screen looks like.