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**** PET CARE ****
"We want to dedicate this Campaign to all our Dirt Farmer Furries for their unconditional love and support ..
and to our little ones in Heaven, who keep inspiring us everyday to help others .. to all of them our LOVE and Gratitude"
Pets can add fun, companionship and a feeling of safety to your life. Before getting a pet, think carefully about which animal is best for your family. What is each family member looking for in a pet? Who will take care of it? Does anyone have pet allergies? What type of animal suits your lifestyle and budget? Are you a new pet parent, or looking to bolster your pet care skills? You will find in this guide all about Pet health, adoption, nutrition information, safety tips and more.
Once you own a pet, keep it healthy. Know the signs of medical problems. Take your pet to the veterinarian if you notice the below symptoms .. and for more information read 13 Animal Emergencies That Should Receive Immediate Veterinary Consultation and/or Care, Cancer in Animals, Critical Signs That Your Dog Is Very Sick And Needs To See The Vet ASAP,
Drinking a lot of water
Gaining or losing a lot of weight quickly
Being sluggish and tired
Trouble getting up or down
How to tell if your dog is sick VIDEO:
Useful Information: Healthy Pets and People, Selecting Safe Pets (For Parents), Heartworm Prevention in Your Pet, Keep Your Dogs and Cats Safe From Holiday Hazards
Prevention and Risk Factors: 10 "Poison Pills" for Pets, Household Hazards to Pets, How Can You Prevent Rabies in Animals?, No Bones About It: Reasons Not to Give Your Dog Bones, Potentially Dangerous Items for Your Pet, Prevent Heartworms in Pets Year-Round, Preventing Ticks on Your Pets, Vaccinations
Pets Safety in the Winter:
Safety Tips from ASCP
Winter Pet Care from The Red Cross
Keep your Pets Warm
Cold Weather Pet Safety
CPR for Dogs and Cats. This is what to do if your pet starts chocking or cant breath. CLICK HERE
9 Tips for keeping your dog SAFE during July 4th. Learn more HERE.
Check out ASPCA Independence Day and Pets HERE.
Holidays and Foods Dangerous for your Pets:
Can dogs eat certain foods meant for humans?
10 people food for dogs
People foods to avoid feeding your pets
Seniors & Pets. Are you wondering how you are going to care for your pet as you age in place? Are you wondering if Seniors should adopt pets? Studies have shown that owning a pet can be physically and mentally beneficial for people of all ages. Learn more about Pets for Seniors HERE on this special guide from the National Council for Aging Care.
Be a hero and consider ADOPTING a rescue animal or a dog from your local shelter. You’ll be saving a life and greatly improving yours. But if you can't take in an animal, don't worry, there are ways you can still help!
Pet Shelters in the U.S. and Canada: The Shelter Project, Pet Adoption, Adopt a Pet, ASPCA, Best Friend Animal Society, Pet Smart Charities, The American Humane Association, The Humane Society of the United States, Find Pet Shelters by state/province,
Pet Shelters in the other Countries: UK RSPCA Find a Pet, UK Pets for Homes, Australia RSPCA Adopt a Pet, Australia Pet Rescue
|K9 Adoption and Support (U.S.): Save-a-Vet, Warrior Dog Foundation, Vets Adopt Pets, Pets for Patriots, Dogs on Deployment, Operation We are Here/Pets, Adoption Website of the DoD Military Working Dog, American Humane Association - Fostering Military Pets|
Send a Care Package to a Dog Serving Overseas: Learn more HERE .. Charities: The United States War Dogs Association Inc., Operation K9 Care Package, Support Military Working Dogs,
Service Dogs for Veterans (U.S): Americas Vet Dogs, Canines for Service, Freedom Service Dogs, Pets for Patriots, Paws4Pets, Patriot Paws Service Dogs, K9s for Warriors
Pet Cancer Charities: The National Canine Cancer Foundation, The Morris Animal Foundation, The Animal Cancer Foundation, Fetch a Cure Cancer Foundation, Paws 4 A Cure
Click HERE to check out ALL The Dirt Farmer Foundation MONTH CAUSES & CAMPAIGNS since 2012 including our National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week Campaign HERE.