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  • Fire safety for Fido and Fluffy

    Fire safety for Fido and Fluffy

    Tuesday, July 15, is National Pet Fire Safety Day, as hundreds of home fires are started by pets and wild animals each year; here are preventative steps you can take.

  • Government shutdown hurts animals, too

    Government shutdown hurts animals, too

    The government shutdown isn’t just having an impact on people; several agencies have shut down that monitor animal welfare and various regulations have been suspended.

  • Hurricane Sandy causes devastation, pet evacuations

    Hurricane Sandy causes devastation, pet evacuations

    As Hurricane Sandy continues to cause destruction in the Northeast and inland, images of the devastation show evidence of the storm’s immense power. Sadly, more than 50 people have already lost their lives in the storm, including a Brooklyn couple, Jessie Streich-Kest and Jacob Vogelman, who were killed by a falling tree while walking their […]

  • ASPCA partners with DogTime to list adoptable animals on their website

    ASPCA partners with DogTime to list adoptable animals on their website

    Yeah, I know – I’m a goofy, emotional “animal person.” But right now I’m extra verklempt because this is a big day for my employer, DogTime.com.  And it’s a huge day for shelter dogs and cats around the country. For the first time in its history, the ASPCA is now listing adoptable animals, nation wide, […]