Author Archives: don.thompson

Not just dogs – cats need exercise too!

While we celebrate January National “Walk Your Dog” month, every cat owner knows their little furry feline would never go…

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January is Walk Your Dog Month

Whoever decided that January is walk your dog month must have resided in Florida.  It is wonderful living in a…

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Avoid Holiday Pet Hazards!

A list of the most common holiday hazards for pets: feeding problems, foreign-body ingestion and accidental poisoning. The bad news is…

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Keeping Your Cat Fit and Trim

So, your cat looks a little pudgy; no big deal, right? Wrong. Approximately 35 to 40 percent of adult cats…

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AWAKE! A Big Hit at AKC Responsible Dog Owners Day!

Dogs, dogs and more dogs. Saturday, September 15 was Responsible Dog Owner’s Day, an event sponsored by the American Kennel…

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What is Responsible Pet Ownership?

There are many pet owners who believe their life would be incomplete without the addition of another animal to their…

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Origins of the Domesticated Cat

There is confusion over the origin of the domesticated cat. Some local TNR advocates argue that feral cats have lived…

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A Clarification of “Containment”

There is a need to clarify some concerns about the AWAKE! plan for feral cats. A big part of TENVAC, as…

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New Research Added – Over 50 “Why we are Concerned” Sources now available!

As we continue to address issues related to the consideration by our county to endorse or fund TNR, research is…

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Compendium for Rabies Vaccines Added to “Concerns with TNR’ Public Health Page

This is the document that informs Veterinarians in respect to Rabies vaccines, and the requirements for those vaccines.  This document…

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