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Protect Your Dog from Ticks

June 22nd, 2021

Ticks that carry Lyme Disease (mainly deer ticks) are prevalent in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia and surrounding counties, especially between the months of March–September.  Any time you walk your dog through tall grass or wooded/marshy areas, it is a good idea to check them for ticks. If they spend a lot of time outside […]

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Warm Weather Reminders

May 14th, 2021

Summer is just around the corner, and with summer heat comes extra responsibility for animal lovers like us. Sadly, hundreds of animals die in hot cars every year while waiting for their owners to return from the supermarket, the post office, or the shopping mall. While running a short errand may seem harmless to us, a ten- […]

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Take the Dog Body Language Quiz: Do You Know the Signs?

April 28th, 2021

Dear Friend of Animals, April 11th-17th is Dog Bite Prevention Week. Did you know that many dog bites occur when people ignore the warning signs and cues that dogs give us through their behaviors and body language? Unfortunately, most humans overlook or misinterpret what a dog is trying to communicate, often leaving us unaware when a […]

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April Humane Dates

March 26th, 2021

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Puppy & Kitten Survival Tips

March 13th, 2021

Puppy breath, kitten mews, bursts of playtime, and cuddling sessions are the many joys one can expect when choosing to adopt a puppy or kitten. Being a new pet parent to an adorable bundle of fur is an exciting adventure, but it can also be an exhausting one. Before taking the plunge, consider pet-sitting for […]

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