Pets

Pets

Weekend wanderers cause heartbreak

When people go on a trip and leave their pets in the care of others, the animals sometimes go missing. To prevent a tragedy, make sure the person you choose to look after your pet is responsible and be sure to have some kind of identification on your dog or cat.

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Pet Vet: Cat scratch fever: Why Beemer is losing his hair

Terry from Modesto takes care of Beemer, a 6-year-old cat that spends most of his time in the house. Terry works from home, spending a lot of time with Beemer, and has noticed over the past couple of weeks that he has developed some hair loss along his back. His skin in the area also feels bumpy when Terry pets Beemer. He is apparently healthy in every other respect with no change in his appetite or activity and he is as playful as ever.

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Penguin love triangle at Shedd Aquarium

At the Shedd Aquarium, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins are in the midst of creating perfect love nests using twigs and rocks in preparation for mating season. But a twist has developed.

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Make Easter safe for pets

There are several dangers to your pet that arise come Easter time. Remember to keep chocolate, the fake grass from baskets and actual Easter eggs themselves away from your pets.

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Thinking about getting a dog?

If you’re looking to add a dog to your family, you might consider an older dog instead of a puppy, says AC Pup. There’s some great one that can be adopted at Sav A Pet.

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Pet of the week: Pops

Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare (478-621-6774): Pops is a 3-year-old male who weighs 58 pounds. He is friendly, playful, up to date on vaccines and neutered. He shouldn’t be around cats.

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CARES commitment to community

Jeff Battcher, Patti Deeb Jones and Dr. George McCommon are three board members of Central Georgia CARES who set a shining example of what the nonprofit animal welfare group is all about.

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Great time to be in shape

When you get home from work and your pet greets you at the door with a toy in his mouth and the leash sitting beside him, please take a few minutes to play and walk.

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Pet of the week: Podee

Podee is a 4-year-old Great Pyrenees and border collie mix. He is a very happy, fun and playful dog and available for adoption from Save A Pet.

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Pet of the week: Sally

Sally is a beautiful tuxedo cat who is so friendly she the official greeter at Kitty City Cat Rescue. You can adopt her and make her part of your family.