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WE ARE OPEN!

It’s been far too long since we’ve seen our furry friends! As we slowly work our way back, please keep in mind we are carefully following CDC guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This includes practicing social distancing, washing our hands, using hand...

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It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN

It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN

I know it seems like only a year ago when we first talked about the phenomenon called “Kitten Season.” But that’s because it happens every year! Just as we look forward to sunny skies and warmer weather, shelter workers brace themselves for a difficult season of...

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Green Pets for Earth Day

Green Pets for Earth Day

Pets are a lot of work and responsibility. They need tons of love and attention and a lot of food. The large amount of food that pets eat and the cost it takes to transport cross-country cause some environmentalists to claim that owning a pet is worse for the...

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Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Ireland is known for green, rolling hills; strong, vibrant people; and unique, native dog breeds as noteworthy as their country of origin. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve rounded up the nine best (and only) Irish dogs. (Note, while there are other breeds believed...

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Presidential Pets of the White House

Presidential Pets of the White House

 There’s an old saying in U.S. politics: “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog”.  It’s a pithy way of explaining how quickly relationships can turn in the Capitol. But – if you think about it – the phrase also contains a pretty practical bit of advice for...

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Cats, Cars and Cold

Cats, Cars and Cold

Most people have heard of rodents getting caught in car engines, but did you know that cats occasionally get stuck under hoods too? This happens because stray cats hide under cars in order to stay warm on cold nights. Sometimes cats will climb inside the engine to...

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Does My Dog Really Need to Wear a Jacket?

Does My Dog Really Need to Wear a Jacket?

One of my first experiences as a dog owner was walking my new puppy in a park and being approached by a random person who asked me, “Shouldn’t your dog be wearing a sweater?” I stared at the woman like she had two heads. “No, she’s a dog,” I responded. “She’s...

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Hanukkah Pet-Safety Tips

Hanukkah Pet-Safety Tips

For all our Jewish furr-iends celebrating Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, Happy at Home offers these quick tips to ensure your pets remain safe during the eight-day celebration. • To avoid your pet being burned or causing a fire hazard, confine them away from the...

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