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Jan 2019

  1. 7 of the best pet insurance companies, according to actual pet owners

    As all pet owners — excuse us, paw-rents — can attest, there’s nothing like coming home to a wagging tail or a purring, biscuit-making ball of fluff. That being said, there’s nothing as jarring as expecting to come home to said tail/ball of fluff, only...

  2. Lower stress for your cattle — and you

    Of the many experts invited to the Corn Belt Cow-Calf Conference at Bridge View Center on Saturday, at least one spoke on behalf of the cows and the calfs: a veterinarian from Nebraska. Tom Noffsinger, DVM, gave a seminar he wished he could have seen at the beginning of his career:...

  3. How this centre is changing lives of children with autism

    There are morning and afternoon sessions, explained Sumalatha, adding that, “Morning sessions are four hours of prep school where speech, behavioural, sensory interaction, physio, sports, yoga, meditation, play, visual therapy and pet therapy are provided.” An after-school session is...

  4. County urges residents to vaccinate pets against rabies

    The best way to avoid potential exposure to rabies is to vaccinate your dogs and cats,” said Freeholder Jeff Pierson. "An encounter with a potentially rabid animal can be fatal for your pet — particularly if your pet is not currently vaccinated — and puts your family in...

  5. Delta Dogs working to help Coast Guard pets during government shutdown

    Delta Dogs, a local non-profit organization that helps with veterinary care for pets, is working to help U.S. Coast Guard families in the Mobile area during the federal government shutdown. The group is asking for donations to help feed the pets of our local Coastie families. Delta Dogs wants to...

  6. Having a Fat Pet Can Cost You Big Bucks— and Not in Food!

    Think it’s no big deal your cat or dog packed on pounds over the holidays too? Having a fat pet can hit you in the pocketbook, and endanger your animal’s life. New stats just out show for the seventh-straight year in a row pudgy pets are on the rise. Nationwide reported, in...