BRHS schedules giveaway events for March

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Free cat and dog food giveaways will be offered by Blue Ridge Humane Society throughout the month of March. 

Blue Ridge Humane Community Outreach staff will host two giveaways this month as well as provide food and support for the Interfaith Assistance Ministry’s Drive-Thru Tuesdays on the fourth Tuesday of the month, according to a news release. The first giveaway will take place on Monday, March 8, at the new time of 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the BRHS Adoption Center located at 88 Centipede Lane in Hendersonville.

“We want to make our drive-up food giveaways as accessible as possible

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Kim Kardashian New Pet Speed The Bearded Dragon

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Today, Kim Kardashian announced the addition of Speed to their family:

Meet the newest member of our family…Speed. I really wasn’t planning on liking Speed the way I do but she grew on me! Speed was really my BFF Allison’s and we babysat for a week and she never left and it’s been months!

Twitter: @KimKardashian

Speed is a bearded dragon.

A bearded dragon who wears matching clothes with North.

But I have questions about Speed.

Apparently, Speed the bearded dragon belonged to Kim’s BFF Allison, and the Kardashian family was babysitting it for

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Seresto allegedly linked to nearly 1700 pet deaths, EPA monitoring situation

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A report released today by the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and USA Today alleges that Seresto flea and tick collars have harmed many of the dogs and cats that wear them as well as the owners who love them. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which regulates pesticide-containing products, has received 75,000 incident reports of dogs, cats, and people allegedly being harmed by the collars, including 1698 pet deaths and just under 1000 incidents involving people.

The active ingredients in Seresto—developed by Bayer Animal Health and now owned by Elanco—are the pesticides imidacloprid (10%) and flumethrin (4.5%). Imidacloprid is

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Amtrak Acela now welcomes pets on weekday trains

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Customers can travel with their small cats and dogs for only $26 or 800 Amtrak Guest Rewards points

CONNECTICUT, USA — If you want to bring Fluffy along with you on Amtrak’s Acela, now you can – and on the weekdays. 

Amtrak announced Wednesday the expansion of its pet program allowing customers to travel with their dogs and cats up to 20 pounds onboard weekday Acela trains for only $26 or 800 Amtrak Guest Rewards points.

Previously available for only weekend trips, there will be eight pet spaces for sale per departure (one per customer) and are booked on a

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Pet sickness, death linked to flea and tick collar, investigation finds

SHAWNEE, Kan. (WDAF) — Could the flea and tick collar you put on your pet be hurting them? The results of a new investigation suggest the answer may be yes.

Whether it’s man’s best friend or a furry feline, pets are a part of the family. When you put a flea and tick collar on them, you expect it to be safe. But an investigation published Wednesday by the Midwest Center

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