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Lifting of Eviction Moratoriums Driving New Wave Of Pet Surrenders

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz.—Life during the COVID-19 pandemic could be an especially lonely time for homebound Americans, and to ease the stress many families adopted a pet for daily companionship.   The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) reports that in 2021 alone 23 million households—nearly one in five—had taken in a…


Pets Poisoned by Marijuana a Growing, Expensive and Embarrassing Problem

Confessing that a pet may have munched on marijuana can be embarrassing, or even spark fears about possible penalties for animal owners. But coming clean fast with a veterinarian is key to getting treatment that can save a pet’s life, and it’s unlikely an animal doctor would reveal confidential details of a patient’s case to…