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Bird is the Word for National Pet Bird Day

Bird is the Word for National Pet Bird Day

Have you heard? Bird is the word! That’s right, September 17 is National Pet Bird Day. If you’re one of the nearly 6 million people who can’t stop “raven” about their pet birds, then you’re one lucky duck! Or, perhaps you’ve just heard that bird is the word and you want to know more about […]

Protect You and Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Protect You and Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial disease that is transmitted through tick bites and affects both animals and humans. Since both humans and animals can get Lyme disease, it is referred to as a zoonotic disease. The bacteria that causes Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi), is primarily carried and transmitted by the tiny, black-legged deer tick. The […]

HSGD Provides Resources to Victims of Domestic Violence

HSGD Provides Resources to Victims of Domestic Violence

Support. Safety. Hope. These are the three things the Humane Society of Greater Dayton along with the YWCA Dayton and the Artemis Center want to provide to people in abusive situations and their pets. According to the Artemis Center, with mass layoffs and more than 90 percent of Americans ordered to stay home at least […]

Pet Owners and COVID-19 – Plan Ahead to Keep Pets Safe

Pet Owners and COVID-19 – Plan Ahead to Keep Pets Safe

We want to reiterate that at this point, the national and world health groups say there is no connection between pets transmitting it to people or vice versa. According to the American Veterinary Medicine Association, there is currently no evidence that pets can become sick from COVID-19. These experts as well as the CDC, OIE […]