Back To The Office: How to Help Your Pet Adjust to This Change

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By this point in time, the vast majority of employees have started to return to their office a few days a week or even full time. If you thought this was a big change for yourself, just imagine how your pet is feeling! To help make this transition as smooth as possible for you both, we’ve put together a list of things you can do to support your pet through this change to their daily routine.


Plan for their feeding schedule

While working from home, did your pet move from a two meal a day feeding schedule to multiple smaller

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Here’s where the council decided feeding can happen

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Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Following a three hour public hearing on its Feeding of Feral Cats draft ordinance Thursday night, the Weed City Council added new language that would allow some feeding of the abandoned pets and their litters.

If voted on and passed next month, the ordinance would permit feeding feral cats on private property if the owner consents. This includes feeding by the owner of the property. Feeding without consent would be prohibited, as would feeding on all public property – including on streets, sidewalks, alleyways and in parks.

Because the feral cat ordinance was in its second

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5 Really Cool Benefits of Raising Kids with Pets

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Maybe you got a dog because you needed to add some extra joy to your family this year. (We get it). And while you’ve enjoyed the new spurt of energy and all the cuddles your beloved pup has brought into your home, Dolly Pawton is doing way more than she’s getting credit for. According to Dr. Ragen T.S. McGowan, PhD, research scientist in pet behavior and welfare at Purina, growing up with a pup has a bunch of benefits you might never have realized. Below, five cool perks of raising kids with pets.

1. Dogs can help reduce

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Make moving less stressful for your pets

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Moving is stressful – and not just for humans. Not only can animals sense your anxiety, but they also dislike unpredictability.

Here are suggestions to help your beloved companions have a smoother experience.

Have a travel plan: Coordinate how you will transport your pets ahead of time and give them a chance to get acclimated to the travel crate or carrier.

Have treats, potty supplies and a leash or harness ready for the trip. Reach out to your vet if you think a pet will need calming medication.

Reduce food intake: Prevent car sickness by not feeding your pet right

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Protecting our pets: International animal welfare nonprofit comes to help pets in Ida’s wake | The Latest | Gambit Weekly

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When the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry saw Ida was coming, they knew local animal shelters would need some extra help rescuing and feeding pups, cats, rabbits, pigs — and yes, even a miniature pony here and there.

So they hit up Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit International Fund for Animal Welfare in advance to get additional boots on the ground.

Around a dozen people came to Louisiana from IFAW, and they teamed up with other organizations like local animal shelters, the ASPCA and animal disaster response group Code Three to form four teams of four who drove to some of

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