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Dog-Friendly Apple Picking

Dog-Friendly Apple Picking

Nothing says fall vibes like some good old-fashioned apple picking. So, grab your pup and your best flannels and get ready to romp through rows of apple trees together! Here’s the low down on dog-friendly apple picking near Staten Island. Head out to Alstede Farms in...

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Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Going back to work? Kids going back to school in some shape or form? Don't forget about your best friend who was with you every second of the day for the past 6 months! As the world awakes from it's Covid slumber, we're all looking forward to socializing, working,...

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July 15th – National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 15th – National Pet Fire Safety Day

Since Disney released the animated version of “101 Dalmatians” in 1961, most people know Dalmatians by name. Their white coats with black spots are quite distinctive. They were a well-known breed even before that, but were known as “firehouse dogs,” “fire station...

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Keeping Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Keeping Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Animals do not like loud noises, and need to be heavily distanced from them, or kept away from them altogether to ensure their overall safety and peace of mind for you, their owner. The following are tips are from The Humane Society of the United States:   Keep pets...

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WE ARE OPEN!

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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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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