Dogs can suffer from allergies too. Providing care for a dog with allergies means knowing your options. Read this for helpful information.
How to Provide Environmental Enrichment for Your Indoor Cat
Remember, cats are instinctual animals that need to be able to enact certain behaviours; otherwise, boredom becomes stressful and causes anxiety.
Keeping it Interesting: How to Provide Exercise for Indoor Pets
Even if your pet isn’t strictly indoors, seasonal temperatures don’t do much in the outdoor motivation department. We know how it goes. Beyond the quick jaunt to the backyard for bathroom breaks, the frigid air beckons no one. But that doesn’t mean your pet gets to spend the winter on the couch! With our ideas, you can continue providing exercise for indoor pets all season long.
Baird & Warner Provides 16, $10,000 Grants to Local Nonprofits
CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baird & Warner has announced the names of the 16 local Chicagoland...
Time to Say Goodbye? Know How to Provide a Peaceful Death
How can you facilitate a peaceful end-of-life experience? An expert shares 4 valuable lessons that can help you provide a peaceful death for your patient.
10 Tips for Stress Free Exams for Birds and Exotic Pets
Dr. Laurie Hess details the best ways to keep birds and exotic pets calm during a vet exam, including tips on socialization and proper travel techniques.
Your Graying Pet: How to Provide the Best Care to Your Older Companion
How Your Community Foundation Strengthens Local Nonprofits
Connecticut Community Foundation is fortunate to have a corps of volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to strengthen our region's nonprofit community as Nonprofit Assistance Initiative (NAI) Advisors. The Foundation's Center for Nonprofit Excellence relies on the free consulting services these advisors provide as a core part of its efforts to strengthen area nonprofits. The NAI Advisor program is a joint initiative of the Foundation…
Vets for Vets: How Veterans Can Get Free Pet Insurance for Their Service Dogs
Minna Moonsammy and her service dog, Rigby, are taking advantage of a new program that provides free pet insurance to veterans with service dogs. Pet insurance provider Trupanion was recently awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to provide medical insurance to veteran-owned service dogs at no cost to veterans. Veterans [...]
The whole idea is to make sure your dog is protected, but his system shouldn't have to contend with vaccinations that are not necessary.
Vision to Learn provides free eye exams, glasses for students
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Free eye exams and glasses are being provided to some West Michigan students in an effort to help them in the classroom. Grand Rapids Public Schools says an estimated 3,000 students in the city go to school each day without the glasses they need. The city's health department is teaming up with non-profit, Vision to Learn, to try to change that.
How To Prepare Your Dog for the Vet Exam
Are you worried about how your pet will behave at the vet's office? Whether your dog is anxious, unruly or aggressive, veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker and dog trainer Mikkel Becker teach you how to make vet visits easier on everyone.
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Alton Road Animal Hospital provides a full-service veterinary health remedial facility. Located in Miami Beach, Fla., it provides general services, such as lasers, micro chipping, nutritional counseling, radiology and pain management, to mention a few. The medical firm specializes in performing eye surgery, neurosurgery and orthopedic surgical procedures. It also executes preventive health care measures that include heartworm prevention, flea preventions and semi-annual wellness exams. Alton…
How Your Veterans Benefits Lawyer In Pennsylvania Helps You
A veterans benefits lawyer in Pennsylvania can help you determine what can be done and whether or not you should apply for the assistance that the VA can provide. Read More.
Wildlife Care Center staff provide advice about hummingbirds in cold weather — Audubon Society of...
Dec. 9, 2013: Since the cold temperatures have hit Oregon, the Wildlife Care Center has been receiving a number of phone calls about wintering birds. The majority of these inquires have been about hummingbirds. While it is true that most species of hummingbird migrate out of Oregon for the winter, there is one species that stays in the state all year round: the Anna’s Hummingbird. Learn about how these little birds' energy-saving behaviors, and get tips for keeping hummingbird feeders defrosted.
Why a Wellness Exam is Important!
Listen as Dr. Katie talks about the importance of wellness exams, and why they are so important before vaccinating your pet.
Grant to provide free swimming lessons
Friday, July 1, 2016 A grant from the Nash Health Care Foundation will provide free swimming lessons to 50 local children Nash Health Care Foundation and the Nash Pediatric Emergency Department in partnership with the N.C. American Trauma Society received a grant to provide five free lessons for 50 children of families least likely to afford swim safety or to enroll in swim lessons to help them develop swimming and water safety skills. The classes will allow students to progress at their own…
Here's how GiveBack DC helps local nonprofits
The initiative allows The Web Development group to give what it does best. You can celebrate local devs giving back to the community at an Oct. 8 event. We even have some free tickets.
Busted: What a Vet Exam Can Reveal About a Dog's Home
Every now and again, the sleuthing Dr. Nancy Kay does to diagnose what is ailing her patient ends up revealing some unexpected and sometimes embarrassing information about her clients.
How teachers can get free school supplies from this local nonprofit
The Place of Forsyth County will be partnering with local schools, teachers and community groups to hold the nonprofit’s first-ever education “re-use store” event.