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Pets
8:45 am
Sat December 15, 2012

Gifts for Pet People

Christmas surprise!

Want a great idea for a gift for your favorite pet lover?  No problem!  Most pet people are easy to shop for.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat December 8, 2012

Hanukkah Safety for Pets

Happy Hanukkah
Credit Shoshanah

Pet owners love to share the holidays with their animal companions, but we have to be careful.  Some of our holiday traditions may not be pet-friendly!

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat December 1, 2012

Christmas Travel and Pets

Travels with Sebastian
Credit Susan Katherine Rits

If you're traveling during the holidays, one of the first decisions is what to do with your pet.  You can take it with you, board it, or have someone come to your home to care for it.  Once you decide what's best for you and your best friend, you can relax knowing both of you will have a good holiday.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat November 24, 2012

Deck The Halls!

Credit Ben Garney

'Tis the season to deck the halls with boughs of holly and lots of other pretty things that we enjoy; but our pets may see the decorations as potential toys. 

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat November 17, 2012

Sharing Thanksgiving With Our Pets?

Something smells good!
Credit Robyn Fleming

A lot of us really enjoy the Thanksgiving tradition of good food shared with our loved ones, but this holiday maybe we shouldn't share quite so much with our four-footed family members.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat October 20, 2012

Saving the Rottweilers

Dawrky

Owning a dog brings with it responsibility, both to the animal and to your community - especially when it comes to larger breeds, like Rottweilers.

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat October 13, 2012

Come Home to APR

I'm so glad you're home!
Mindy Norton

Coming home means having a sense of belonging that lets you know you're in the right place.  And what could be more right for a radio listener than Alabama Public Radio?

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat October 6, 2012

October Is Adopt-a-Dog Month!

Don Bergquist

Adopting a dog from an animal shelter is an opportunity to save a pet's life and improve your own.

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat September 29, 2012

Hero Dog Awards - Vote Now!

Hero Dog Awards
American Humane Association

Time is running out to vote for your favorite finalist to win the Americah Humane Association's 2012 Hero Dog Award!

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat September 22, 2012

World Rabies Day 2012

WorldRabiesDay.org Global Alliance for Rabies Control

Even though rabies is 100% preventable, the sad fact is that every ten minutes someone somewhere in the world dies from rabies.  The Global Alliance for Rabies Control hopes to change with its awareness campaign, the annual World Rabies Day.

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat September 15, 2012

Ow! The Cat Bit Me!

Tambako the Jaguar Flickr

Most animals will bite at one time or another, but sometimes it seems like your cat may bite you for no reason at all.  Or, maybe there is a reason...

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Pets
8:45 am
Sat September 8, 2012

Walking the Dog

brixton

Taking your dog for a walk may seem like a nice thing to do for your best friend, but it can have benefits for you, as well!

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat September 1, 2012

Pets in a Disaster

State Library and Archives of Florida

Your pet has a better chance of surviving a disaster and remaining with you if you make plans ahead of time.  Waiting until a disaster strikes to decide what to do puts you and your best friend at risk.

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat August 25, 2012

2012 Hero Dog Awards, Part 4

Hero Dog Awards
American Humane Association

American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards give all of us an opportunity to appreciate the special talents our canine companions have for making our lives better.

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat August 18, 2012

2012 Hero Dog Awards, Part 3

Hero Dog Awards
American Humane Association

Hero dogs come in all sizes and shapes.  The American Humane Association wants your help to select which one of eight finalists should win the 2012 Hero Dog Award.

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