Posts in category "Microchip"

Microchipping is Necessary, American Animal Hospital Association

Microchipping is Necessary, American Animal Hospital Association
American Animal Hospital Association President Dr. Kate Crumley talks about the importance of microchipping. Listen HERE from Steve Dale’s Pet World about the importance of proper pet identification, most importantly microchipping. Dr. Crumley talks about her own experiences when a hurricane hit North Carolina. The chip identifies every pet as the individuals they are. Equally... Read more »

Calling All Animal Loving Heroes

Calling All Animal Loving Heroes
Do you know a reali-life hero, like Captain Sully Sullenberger? Remember, he was the pilot who successfully performed the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. No doubt – he is a hero. HomeAgain®Pet Recovery Service is seeking an animal loving  hero. HomeAgain Hero of the Year nominees should demonstrate a commitment... Read more »

Kiss Me, I'm Rescued; Win $10K for Your Favorite Pet Non-Profit

Kiss Me, I'm Rescued; Win $10K for Your Favorite Pet Non-Profit
Kiss Me, I’m Rescued is a PetHub photo contest literally illustrating the human/animal bond, and in the end the winner will receive $10,000 to donate to their favorite non-profit pet organization. All you need to do is upload photos of a family member kissing their best pal (or their best pal kissing them) by May 26.... Read more »
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Lost Cat Finds Her Way Home: Do Cats Have Built-In GPS?

Lost Cat Finds Her Way Home: Do Cats Have Built-In GPS?
Cat are territorial. And may do anything to reclaim their lost territory. This story illustrates this fact. Holly, a 4-year old  tortoiseshell became separated in nearly November from Jacob and Bonnie Richter, and traveled 200 miles to return to her home town. She turned up nearby on New Year’s Eve. Holly fled while the Richters were on... Read more »

Microchipping Pets Saves Lives: Here's a Demonstration from the AVMA

American Veterinary Medical Association offers this video about microchipping It’s not only important to microchip both dogs and cats – I do stress both dogs and cats….people forget about cats, figuring they are indoors only. Surprising data reveals that indoor cats do, in fact, get out. When they do, some stand frozen like statues, others make a... Read more »

Spirit Returns Home Again, Chalk Another Up for Microchipping

Spirit Returns Home Again, Chalk Another Up for Microchipping
I suppose two lessons to be learned concerning lost or stolen pets: 1) Microchip (and be sure to register or if the pet is found no one will know who you are) 2) Never give up! A Siberian Husky will be reunited with family on October 6, after nearly five years away! Shakira (who was... Read more »
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Protect Your Pets the Betty White Way; HomeAgain Pet Reovery Microchips

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Betty White is always there for animals – even those who are lost. I know most of us think we’ll never a lose a pet. And if we’re lucky, we won’t However, it happens  – and far more often than you think. Recovering one million pets HomeAgain Pet Recovery Service demonstrates how significant having a... Read more »

Summer Safety for Pets

Summer Safety for Pets
Dogs can die in hot cars. And no wonder. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, when it’s 85 degrees outdoors, and even with the windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard of a car will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. Watch this clip  from WLS-TV morning news of me talking about pet... Read more »

American Humane: Preparing Your Pets for Disaster

American Humane: Preparing Your Pets for Disaster
June 1 officially kicked off the 2012 hurricane season. But even if you don’t live in a hurricane-prone region, many other disasters can strike, from tornadoes to wildfires, earthquakes and floods. If you have pets, be prepared. Rule No.1: If you have pets and evacuation is required, take them with you. Of course, to do... Read more »
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Dr. Rubin Answers Pet Questions, Offers Warnings about Hot Weather

Dr. Rubin Answers Pet Questions, Offers Warnings about Hot Weather
Dr. Shelly Rubin is on WGN TV offering tips on pet care in sweltering heat….and is on TV with a very cute Shih Tzu available at the Anti Cruelty Society - Always microchip - Never leave dogs in hot cars - Always offer LOTS of water Dr. Rubin also talks about panic attacks in cars... Read more »