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A day in the life of outreach

Even if nothing on their schedule goes as planned, every day in our outreach department is a success. And although each day brings its own challenges, Ramona, Rae, Chris and Jaime walk out of these doors feeling grateful to have...
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Delivering Care with Kindness

Our mission is to do our best for each patient who comes to see us.  That means we need a crack medical team who are capable of rolling their sleeves up and jumping into action every day. Two of our...
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How Training Helps Your Dog

Only an estimated 4% of dogs have been through any sort of training, which is a shame, because it has lots of benefits that go beyond the ability to sit and stay. Let’s look at a few. 1. Strengthening that...
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Top 10 genius pet hacks that cost little to no money

Why the heck haven’t I thought of that? That’s what I was thinking the whole time I was doing research and surveying my coworkers on some of the best pet hacks out there. And I’m sure you’re gonna be thinking...
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DIY presents for your pets

It’s that time of year; have you checked everyone off your list? Really? Everybody? What about your pets? Sure, they may not know that it’s the season of giving, but that doesn’t mean they won’t appreciate a little gift. But...
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Volunteer Profile: Christie McCoy has Found Her People. And Her Purpose.

Christie McCoy has got some stories. Though it’s not likely you’ll get a chance to hear them. Not that she wouldn’t oblige if you asked; she’s polite that way. But that unassuming politeness is also why she isn’t given to...
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5 razones por las que adoptar a una mascota mejora el mundo para todos

Puede que no seamos un refugio de animales o una organización del rescate, pero todavía entendemos el poder que las mascotas tienen en nuestras vidas. Y le debemos mucho de eso a todas las mascotas rescatadas que históricamente son pasadas...
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Holidays Are Here: How to Protect the (Furry) Ones You Love

Many years ago, when I had first moved into my house, my newly adopted dog, Sidney, a ridgeback shepherd mix, took it upon himself to water my newly staged Christmas tree.   As his generous “output” sprinkled the branches and soaked...
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What I learned my first year working in animal welfare

My first official year in animal welfare was not like anything I had imagined, but yet I wouldn’t change a single thing for the world. Very quickly in my college career did I learn that animal welfare was the place...
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For the Love of Seniors

“Old age does not announce itself.” — South African proverb You don’t expect it. After years of companionship, something’s different about your furry friend. They move differently. They slow down a little bit. It’s time to face it; your pet’s...
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