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Foster A Dog Or Cat | Best Friends Animal Society

Like many people these days, you’re probably spending a lot of time at home. This is a great time to foster a pet. Opening your home to a foster pet saves lives, plus it frees up space for another pet to be rescued. Fostering a pet, whether for days, weeks or months may be short-term, but the results are long lasting — not only to the pet, but to you, too. Studies have shown that having a

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Financial Aid for Pets | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Alaska 1. Friends of Pets in Anchorage has a fund for emergency care and low-cost spay/neuter for residents of Anchorage. Call 907-562-2535. 2. Save Our Seward (SOS) Pets has emergency funding for rescued and homeless animals in Seward and a low-cost spay/neuter program.Arizona 1. Animal Aid Network's SAVE fund provides assistance for medical emergencies in the Valley Verde area. People are required to sign a contract stating they will pay back the money so that treatment for other animals ca...

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Communities with Retail Pet Sale Bans | Best Friends ...

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Posted: (52 years ago) Cape Coral, FL – Enacted August 2019; effective September 2020 (applies only to new pet stores) Oviedo, FL – Enacted September 2019; effective immediately (applies only to new pet stores) Osceola County, FL – Enacted December 2019; effective immediately (applies only to new pet …

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Pets and COVID-19 | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) The following resources have been compiled to help people answer questions or concerns about pets and COVID-19 and to share how you can help keep pets and people safe in your community. Remember that this is an evolving issue and updated information is being released regularly. This page will be updated as new information is made available, and additional sources should be treated the same way ...

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How to Pick Out a Dog, Cat, Other Pet | Best Friends ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sharing your life with an animal has great benefits and can bring you great joy. If you are thinking about adding a pet to your family, it’s best to learn about the needs of different types of pets to find one that will best suit your lifestyle. Questions to ask before picking a pet Each type of pet …

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Pet Lifesaving Dashboard | Best Friends Network Partners

Posted: (52 years ago) The pet lifesaving dashboard is an online tool designed to provide a consistent, data-driven picture of lifesaving in our nation’s animal shelters and inspire community members to take local action for pets in need. Collaboration with our shelter partners is essential to the success of this tool. Each brick-and-mortar shelter has the opportunity to provide their animal data and a narrative ...

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The Sanctuary | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) The Sanctuary We’re open! Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, is the home-between-homes for about 1,600 rescued dogs and cats, horses, birds, rabbits, potbellied pigs, farm animals and assorted wildlife on any given day. Get to know this unique and extraordinary place. Explore the Sanctuary An animal refuge, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is home to nearly 1,600

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Pigs as Pets | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Potbellied pigs can make wonderful companion animals, but they aren’t the right pet for everyone. Some people adopt a pet pig without fully educating themselves about the behavior and care requirements of these intelligent animals. As a consequence, potbellied pigs are surrendered to shelters and sanctuaries all over the country, not only for being a “teacup” or “mini” pig who grew ...

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Pet Memorials | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) A gift in memory of a pet honors that lasting bond and is a tangible way to honor the enduring love we have for our pets after they’ve passed. Memorial Giving When you make a memorial gift, your support not only pays tribute to a beloved pet or person, it supports the work of Best Friends and helps homeless pets get the love and care they need to thrive as they wait for loving

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Best Friends Pet Resource Center | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Northwest Arkansas is special. Nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, the region brims with culture and community, big-city sophistication and small-town charm. But something is missing: a full-service center for pet adoption and a community destination that provides services and support for pets and their families. Like many thriving communities across the country,

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Kids and Pets | Best Friends Animal Society

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Animal Sponsorship | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Sponsor an animal When you sponsor a homeless pet at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, you help that animal in ways that can’t even be counted. With more than 1,600 animals currently being cared for at the Sanctuary, you’ll be sure to find someone who captures your heart. And sponsorships make great gifts for the animal lover in your life. With your gift of $25 or more, you can send a special ...

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Natural Disaster Preparedness Pets | Best Friends Animal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet natural disaster preparedness kit and other tips. You should also make plans to care for your pets during a natural disaster and its aftermath. Have pet preparedness kits ready for all animals in your family. Don't forget your cats and smaller pets. Your whole family should know where the …

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Adoptable Birds | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) We will reach no-kill in this country by 2025. Best Friends, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operates the nation’s largest sanctuary for homeless animals; provides adoption, spay/neuter, and …

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COVID-19 Pet Preparedness Plan | Best Friends

Posted: (52 years ago) Consider taking your pet to a local boarding facility or kennel that is equipped to properly care for your pet indefinitely. You might want to ask your vet’s office for recommendations or inquire if the vet’s office offers boarding. Whatever arrangements you make, be sure to include a plan for getting your pet there.

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Pet Loss Grief Resource | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet Loss and Human Emotion: Guiding Clients Through Grief by Cheri Barton Ross and Jane Baron-Sorensen This unique guide, written for mental health professionals, serves as a practical introduction to the field of human-animal bonding. The authors feel strongly that pet loss needs to be understood by therapists and others in the helping ...

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Memorial Gifts & Tribute Gifts | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Find a unique gift for that animal lover in your life. Donate to honor someone for his or her birthday, shop the store, and more. Your gift is going to work right away to help homeless pets needing a second chance at life. Choose from these giving options: Give a Gift in Honor The perfect way to show a special person in your life that you care. Make a Memorial Gift Remember a person or animal ...

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How Often to Vaccinate a Dog or Cat - Home | Best Friends ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Whether or not to vaccinate pets and how often to vaccinate are among the most debated questions in veterinary medicine in recent years. It used to be so easy: You took your dog or cat to your veterinarian once a year, your pet received the recommended vaccinations and whatever other things he or she might need, and you went on your way. Now, the standard of care in veterinary medicine has ...

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Animal Sanctuary and Refuge | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) The Roadhouse is our very own pet-centric hotel and your in-town connection to the Sanctuary. The Roadhouse offers you and your pet a home-away-from-home. Stay at the Roadhouse. Best Friends also has cottages, cabins and RV sites, all conveniently located …

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Rehome My Dog, Cat or Other Pet | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) If you would like to rehome a pet, rather than turn the animal into a shelter, where he or she may be killed, there are proactive strategies you can use to increase your chances of success. Rehome a pet First, prepare the animal for adoption. To increase the chances of finding a home and the success of the new placement, it is important that the pet is:

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Search Adoptable Pets | Best Friends Animal Society-Los ...

Posted: (52 years ago) On-Site Spay/Neuter & Pet Wellness Clinic Operated by SNP LA To make an appointment at SNP LA and for walk-in hours, call 310.574.5555 or visit snpla.org Best Friends, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operates the nation's largest sanctuary for homeless animals; provides adoption, spay/neuter, and educational programs.

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What Can Bunnies Eat? | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Hay: The staple of a rabbit’s diet. The bottom of a rabbit food pyramid would contain long-stemmed … Pellets: Feed a bunny small quantities. Timothy hay pellets can be given to bunnies in small … Vegetables: A rabbit’s favorite foods. Rabbits count vegetables and herbs among their favorite … Fruit: Give to a bunny once or twice per week. Fruit should be given to your bunny one or two times … Treats: Feed to a rabbit sparingly. Like lots of people, many rabbits have a sweet tooth. As with … Foods to avoid giving a rabbit. Some foods are not good for rabbits under any circumstances … Fresh water: Unlimited supply for a bunny. Finally, rabbits need to stay hydrated, so they should … See full list on resources.bestfriends.org

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North Country Pet Adoption, Glenfield, NY | Best Friends ...

Posted: (52 years ago) North Country Pet Adoption Services is Located in Lewis County NY. We do not have a physical shelter, all our rescues stay in foster homes. We are 100% volunteer run. Our priority is to rescue animals set to be killed in shelters due to space or length of stay limitations. We also help local shelters with animals who have become cage-stressed.

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Animal Volunteer Opportunities Near Me | Best Friends ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Volunteer Pet Transport Drivers; Helping animals from home or locally . We have many opportunities that allow you to volunteer with Best Friends and Best Friends Network partners from home or in your community! The Best Friends Network is made up of hundreds of shelters, rescue groups and other animal welfare organizations from all across the ...

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Pet Loss & Grief | Best Friends Animal Society

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Pet Grooming Tips | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Grooming pets is an important part of animal care. Most animals can be taught to enjoy grooming at any age. Regular pet grooming will help you build and maintain healthy relationships with your pets, and practice gentle leadership skills. Another benefit of grooming is that you may notice a physical change that needs medical attention, something that might not have been obvious if you hadn’t ...

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Pet Store Puppies | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Because it’s sad to see pet store puppies in cages, many people want to “rescue” them by buying them. While the intentions of these people are good, buying dogs helps pet stores stay in business, perpetuating the cycle of thousands more puppies being raised in puppy mills and then sold in stores. In short, “rescuing” a puppy from a pet store helps puppy mills thrive.

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Puppy Mill Dogs Sold in Pet Stores, Internet | Best ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet stores: Stores sell puppies as though they are merchandise. The system is the same as any other product in a store: Puppies are raised with low-cost production methods in which corners are cut to maximize profits, sold to a broker or “middle man,” and delivered to retail stores to …

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Traveling with Pets | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Ensure that your pet is properly identified with a current tag and/or a microchip. In addition to the standard ID tag, your pet's collar should include a special travel tag with information on where you are staying while away from home. Carry a current photo of your pet with you to help with identification in case your pet becomes lost.

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Utah Pet Adoption | Best Friends Animal Society–Utah

Posted: (52 years ago) Each pet at the center comes from a Utah shelter and is vaccinated, spayed or neutered and microchipped before going into a new home. Find a Pet . For more information about adoption or a particular pet, please contact us at [email protected]bestfriends.org. Adopt one to help Save Them All! View Adoptable Cats. View Adoptable Dogs. View Adoptable ...

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Dog Care and Training Resources | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Available at pet supply stores or at www.premier.com. Products for soothing your dog Dog-appeasing pheromone is a spray/plug-in that provides an effective way to control and manage unwanted canine behavior associated with fear and/or stress.

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Trap Neuter Return: TNR for Cats | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Trap-neuter-return: What is it? Trap-neuter-return is a humane, non-lethal alternative to the trap-and-kill method of controlling cat populations. Trap-neuter-return (TNR) is a management technique in which homeless, free-roaming (community) cats are humanely trapped, evaluated and sterilized by a licensed veterinarian, vaccinated against rabies, and then returned to their original habitat ...

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Pet Bunny Behavior & Body Language | Best Friends Animal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet bunny hopping or dancing. Hopping or dancing is a sign of pure joy and happiness. The bunny’s “dancing” can include leaping, doing a binky (jumping straight up and spinning in the air) and racing around. Rabbit flop. A bunny flop is very comical and indicates a contented — and tired — bunny.

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Pet Store Protest & Ways to Protest | Best Friends Animal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet-related events. Attend adoption events, dog walks, dog shows, pet expos — any event likely to attract pet lovers. Set up a table, talk about puppy mills, and have a sign-up sheet for those interested in supporting your peaceful demonstrations. The Best Friends Network.

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Overweight Dogs and Cats: Pet Obesity Risks

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet obesity. You might not notice that your pet is gaining weight, since it generally happens slowly over time. Among people who have pets, the ideal weight of their pets is subjective and it’s difficult to define when a pet is slightly overweight or underweight. However, I think most people recognize when a pet is severely overweight.

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Volunteer Shelter Pet Transport Drivers | Best Friends ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Volunteer shelter pet drivers needed in various states to transport dogs and cats to regions where they will have better chance of being adopted. Ready for a lifesaving ride? We’re looking for volunteer drivers to help homeless cats and dogs get from high-volume intake areas to shelters and rescue groups in regions of the country where they

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Pet Care After Your Death | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Your COVID-19 Pet Preparedness Plan. COVID-19 Resources for Rescues and Shelters. About Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operates the nation's largest sanctuary for homeless animals; provides adoption, spay/neuter, and educational programs. Learn More. Search Resources. Search.

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How Much Does a Dog Cost? | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) By contrast, buying a dog from a breeder or pet store (or online) can cost many hundreds or thousands of dollars. Plus, most dogs purchased from pet stores are from puppy mills, commercial breeding facilities that cut corners when it comes to the health and welfare …

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Dog Training Do’s and Don’ts

Posted: (52 years ago) As you probably know, training your dog has numerous benefits, for both you and your pooch. Training is crucial to him living happily with you and other family members, it helps avoid unwanted behaviors and it enhances your bond with your pet. We offer numerous articles on this website about how to train your dog, including step-by-step training plans for teaching specific cues.

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No Kill FAQs | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) The pet lifesaving dashboard is the culmination of a two-year effort involving outreach to every shelter in America, extensive research, data analysis, and technology development. We collected data directly from shelters, state and local coalitions, government websites, …

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New Pet Tips & Advice | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Adopting a new pet. Before bringing home a new pet (whether a puppy, kitten, dog or cat), do your best to make sure they are as healthy as possible. You can start by acquiring the animal’s complete medical history. If possible, see if you can find out the following: Whether your pet is up-to-date on vaccines.

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Enact a Humane Pet Store Ordinance in Batavia, Illinois ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Batavia does not currently have a humane pet store ordinance, which means that pet stores are able to sell pets that come from mass-breeding facilities where profit takes priority over the health, comfort and welfare of the animals. These facilities produce puppies that are often sick, causing unsuspecting consumers to have to care for a new pet in need of expensive veterinary treatment ...

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Best Friends Animal Society–New York

Posted: (52 years ago) Best Friends is committed to New York animals. Collaborating with animal shelters and pet rescue groups, our goal is to save homeless pets.

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Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Bloomfield Hills | Best Friends ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Michigan Pet Fund Alliance will make the State of Michigan a nationally recognized “no more homeless pets” model. We will achieve this by providing guidance to county animal control agencies and friends groups prepare plans to accomplish “no-kill” counties, by funding and supporting outstanding programs that seek to improve the welfare of homeless pets, ending the suffering and ...

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Writing Pet Profiles & Bios for Adoption Ads | Best ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If the behavior section is blank, that must mean that she’s an extremely well-behaved pet. Confirm that this is the case, and then put that information near the top. Before you mention that she has arthritis. Spend as much time on the positives as the negatives. Or …

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NWA Get Involved | Best Friends Animal Society

Posted: (52 years ago) Adopt a pet By adopting a dog or cat, you’re helping Save Them All — one four-legged friend at a time. While the new resource center is being built, you can search for adoptable pets in the Northwest Arkansas area online or in our cat lifesaving center in Bentonville, Arkansas. Volunteer Experience the joy and fulfillment that helping animals brings. And know that your efforts, big or ...

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