Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hank for Senate

Meet Hank, candidate for U.S. Senate from Virginia.  Hank, a former homeless cat rescued by Animal Allies, is running on the campaign slogan “milk in every bowl.” Hank’s biggest campaign issue is raising awareness of the necessity for low-cost spay … Continue reading

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And the Oscar Goes to….

With the Oscars this Sunday, we thought it only fitting to talk about the importance of man’s best friend in the movies. From Petey in the Our Gang/Little Rascals films to Uggie in this year’s The Artist, our furry friends … Continue reading

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DIY Projects for Your Cat

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TV Has Gone to the Dogs in San Diego

From ABC news: Dogs in San Diego have a new way to pass the time while their owners are away,  watching the tube. While the CEO of DOGTV extolled the benefits to both pet owners and dogs, Dr. Katherine Houpt, professor … Continue reading

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Creating Less Stressful Environments for Cats

Heather Lewis’ latest article for the Impromed E-Newsletter is about the new standards for cat housing in the animal sheltering world and how these new ideas can be applied to the veterinary world. Cats are easily stressed in new environments, … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright and the doghouse

This is the house, the doghouse, that Frank Lloyd Wright designed on commission from 12-year-old Jim Berger in 1952. Wright had designed the Berger family home for Jim’s father and Jim wanted a house for his dog Eddie that would “go with” … Continue reading

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How to Ventilate a Cat Cage

Keeping a cat’s cage properly ventilated is important to their health and overall wellbeing. But simply exchanging the air in the room where cages sit does not provide fresh, uncontaminated air to the cages themselves. The key is exchanging air … Continue reading

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