Pets

Pet Talk: Responsibilities of pet bird ownership
If adding a dog or cat to the family is out of the question, pet birds are extremely intelligent and form strong bonds with their owners. However, because companion birds...
Better Business Bureau’s Suggestions for Choosing a Caregiver for...
For many people, pets are more than just animals; they are faithful companions and family members. As much as pet owners may want to take their pets wherever we go,...
Pet Talk: Why did the turtle cross the road?
Ever wondered why turtles cross the road? There are a few reasons why these slow-pokes venture into the street, but no matter their agenda, be cautious of their presence...
Super Pet Adoption
The 1st Annual Post Memorial Day Super Pet Adoption for the City of Jacksonville Animal Shelter will be Saturday, June 3 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., 601 Woodlawn Ave....
Rabies clinics continue this week
Cherokee County veterinarians are trying to fend off potential rabies outbreaks by offering low cost vaccinations in the area this week and through...


County veterinarians unite to offer low-cost vaccinations
Cherokee County veterinarians are trying to fend off potential rabies outbreaks by offering low cost vaccinations in the area May 1-11. Various...


Pets and Distracted Driving
With the busy summer travel season right around the corner, many families are planning to hit the road with their families - and that of course, means their four-legged...
Pet Talk: Every cat needs entertainment
Cats are curious creatures that love to run, climb, hunt and play. Providing entertainment and activities for cats keeps them healthier and helps reduce unwanted...
Pet Talk: Allergy suffers can have pets, too
Allergies are among the most chronic conditions worldwide, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. Though many of us love companion animals, some...
The Pegasus Project holds Aviation/Equine Event April 22 in Murchison
For the third year in a row, The Pegasus Project Horse Rescue will be taking part in the national celebration of ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...
Tyler Azalea Disc Dog and Disc Golf Championship Promises Family...
There’s nothing like a day at the park – except when that day is filled with jumping disc dogs, their trainers and disc golf enthusiasts. On Saturday, April 1 at 9 a.m.,...
'Doggone' good gift? Use caution when giving puppies as gifts
Pets are popular gifts around the holidays. Giving a pet as a present during the holidays can be stressful for both the giver and the pet, particularly if you’re not...
Pet Talk: Conjunctivitis
Everyone knows the annoying feeling of having something in your eye. This irritating feeling can be caused by a common eye problem known as conjunctivitis—which is...
Pet Talk: CPR and Heimlich Maneuver on Pets
Some dogs—especially puppies—will chew on nearly anything in sight. Dog and cat owners may find their curious pet chewing on shoes, furniture, and even clothing. Although...
Pet Talk: Pets With Disabilities: Deafness
Pets can experience hearing loss just like humans. Hearing loss in pets may be the result of disease, old age, or the pet may even be born deaf. No matter the cause, pets...