Four Tricks to Entertain and Keep Your Dog Safe

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Stimulate, Entertain, and Train Your Dog With a Few Simple Tricks If you’re concerned that your dog doesn’t get enough stimulation you might want to consider teaching him (or her) a few tricks. Not only does this increase interaction and stimulation, but it helps your dog stay sharp, and depending on the trick may help…

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9 Dog-Friendly Plants for Gardens and Patios

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Spring is in the air, and if you’re an individual who enjoys growing pretty plants and edibles, you may be feeling the itch to get your garden started. If you’re a dog owner though, you’ll want to take a little time to make sure that the plants you choose are safe for your pet to…

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Keeping Your Pet Safe During Springtime Outings

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Keeping your pet safe during springtime outings Springtime is here, and while that means sunshine (and more opportunities for long walks with a dog that would enjoy it), there are also things that pet owners should look out for.  Springtime also means more exposure to plants and other things that people leave outside. Dogs love…

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3 Things to Think About To Find Your Dog’s Exercise Needs

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Exercise. It’s an activity that many humans dislike, but undertake begrudgingly. Many dogs, on the other hand, love going out for walks.  Exercise is important for animals too, particularly for dogs that live in apartments and don’t always have the opportunity to run and play outside. But, how much exercise does a dog need? That…

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Stockton Employees Contribute to the Protection of Turtles From Extinction


I Saved a Turtle Today! The Stockton Company, which specializes in the development and marketing of botanical-based biopesticides, visited the PUNTACANA Ecological Foundation in the Dominican Republic during an annual company conference, where a vast majority of Stockton’s employees had the privilege of taking part in a project to save sea turtles that nest on…

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More than 50 animal welfare groups will receive grants

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The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, announced the names of 54 animal welfare organizations receiving grant funding through the annual Holiday Wishes campaign. This year, a total of $750,000 in grants will be awarded – including one $100,000 grand prize, and a series of finalist awards ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to support the…

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Why pets make terrible Christmas presents!

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Christmas is fast approaching and along with it comes the tradition of giving and receiving presents. This is the time when most think: what am I going to get him or her for Christmas?  Well, as cute and tempting as it is, giving a pet as a Christmas gift may not be the best idea!…

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Dogs Who Have Been Used As Experimental Test Subjects Start New Life


Just in time for the holidays, Beagle Freedom Project (BFP), a national animal rescue and advocacy organization, has secured the release of seven beagles who were used in horrific laboratory experiments in Boston. Laboratories typically will not release the animals, but BFP works with the laboratories to give them a second chance at life and…

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Homes for the Holidays for Horses in Need

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Saddlebred Rescue has more than 10 horses that need immediate homes for the holidays.  Most of these horses have been at the rehab for an extended period of time.  The rescue has a successful evaluation and matching program for its adoption program, which means that each of these horses is suitable as a trail, lesson…

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Be a miracle for animals this holiday season

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Unwrap tangled turtles from discarded fishing nets, deliver a festive feast to a recently freed bear and give stray dogs comfort and joy this holiday. You can do all this and more with a World Animal Gift from World Animal Protection. We all know the important role animals play in our lives. Our pets become part of the…

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