How to keep your pet safe in the frigid temperatures

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – While we always take care of ourselves and bundle up when stepping outside in the cold winter months, we must not forget about our pets. While many pets live inside with their owners,…

Millions Of Pets Are Suffering With January Blues, Warns Leading Animal Charity

‘Pets face another year of long hours spent home alone, with too little exercise.’ January is often perceived as a cold and barren month devoid of joy and something of an anti-climax after the excessive indulgence of the festive period, but it’s not just human-beings who are hit hard by the first month of the…

A Paws for Pets | News

The numbers are staggering. York Adopt a Pet took in a record breaking 525 cats and kittens in 2018. Thankfully our adoption numbers were up so we are once again at about the same number of cats and kittens at the shelter and in foster care. I recently read an article on Facebook which helped…

Dog bucket list: Partners for Pets helps IL Lab with cancer

Loretta’s tail didn’t stop wagging from the time she walked into Trinity Lutheran School in Edwardsville until the time she left two hours later. And why not? Children, teachers and other staff treated the yellow Labrador retriever like a movie star, despite her carved-out abdomen and oddly-shaved coat. They petted her, kissed her, hugged her,…

Pets vs. service dogs | Letters to the Editor

This is in response to Mr. Daniel Sauter’s letter of Jan. 11. I love all animals, I love how dog-friendly Frederick is, and I agree with Mr. Sauter that the vast majority of the dogs he references are not actual service dogs. People trying to pass off their precious pups (many of us agree they…

PET TALK: Keep outdoor pets warm, safe this winter | Brazos Life

Winter weather can be both uncomfortable and dangerous for pets that spend a majority of their time outdoors. January and February are often the coldest months of the year, so it is important to be prepared to keep pets comfortable and safe during the cold temperatures. Cold weather affects pets the same way it does…

A special pet memory | Opinion

Memories of the past sometimes fall on what we had as children; things like bicycles, toy trains, cars, and other inanimate objects. Then there are the animals.  As a boy I always had a dog to run and play with, but my first dog was more like a little old lady and was not the…

Our Opinion: Lions are not pets | N&R Editorials

Since 1990, lions, tigers and other big cats have killed 24 people … in the United States. The latest fatality occurred one week ago near Burlington, when a captive lion attacked and killed an intern at a wildlife center. Alexandra Black, 22, who had been on the job for only two weeks, was cleaning an…

Spearfish offers free pet tag week | Local News

SPEARFISH — By city ordinance, all pets residing within the city of Spearfish are required to have a pet tag, and to help encourage owners to get their pets registered, the city is offering its annual free pet tag week Wednesday through Jan. 11. “The main reason is quick return for pets. A lot of…