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A horse a day keeps the doctor away — that’s my motto!

A horse a day keeps the doctor away — that’s my motto!

The Pet Connection

The Pet Connection

For most of us pet caregivers these days, our animals are not possessions but rather members of the family with whom we share our homes, our beds, and our lives.

Archive » Pittsburgh Pet News

Free Cat or Dog Spay/Neuter Program for City of Pittsburgh Residents

Free Cat or Dog Spay/Neuter Program for City of Pittsburgh Residents

In February 2012 Pittsburgh’s City Council approved a program sponsored by Council President Darlene Harris that provides vouchers for up to five pets per household to Pittsburgh residents (the city has a limit of five pets per residence). The bill allocated $170,000 toward the program, yet the city spends much more than that in combined animal control costs.

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation

Since 2007 the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation (BRF) has provided police and fire departments in Pittsburgh and in the cities and surrounding areas of each regular season away game during the Steelers season with a very special contribution: grants for canine units in each of those cities. The majority of the grants help K-9 units to purchase dogs and dog safety vests, but other types of K-9 related needs are also included.

Pittsburgh PetConnections Expert Blog

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Dr. Doug - The Holistic Vet

Dr. Doug - The Holistic Vet

Dr. Doug - The Holistic Vet

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Heart to Heart Communication with Pets

Heart to Heart Communication with Pets

One of the most controversial topics surrounding our pets is animal communication

Archive »Shelter + Rescue

WAHS INTRODUCES ITS COLONY CAT PROJECT

WAHS INTRODUCES ITS COLONY CAT PROJECT

The goal of the WAHS Colony Cat Project is to provide free spay/neuter, flea treatment and vaccinations to qualified caregivers. This project is being undertaken in order to control the feline population through large scale targeted trapping and the creation of managed colonies.

Friendship and Assistance

Friendship and Assistance

Friendship and Assistance, Old Grand Dad and Frankencat Rescued Each Other All the levels of their challenges and their differences from each other would make a deep friendship between two unwanted animals, a blind and deaf geriatric pit bull and a rescued one-eyed FeLV-positive black cat, highly unlikely but they are following a basic rule of rescued animals—love can live anywhere. Old Grand Dad and Frankencat aren’t concerned about rules, besides being great friends they found they need each other too.

Archive » Health + Wellness

Bach Flower Remedies®

Bach Flower Remedies®

Bach Flower Remedies® offer an additional and integrative approach to helping your pet feel and get better. Bach Flower Essences (BFE) can also make behavior change easier for you and more comfortable for your pet.

The Many Manifestations of Lyme Disease

The Many Manifestations of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by tick bites.

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