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4 Reasons to Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet

Cheryl Phillips

4 Reasons to Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet

Every year animal enthusiasts dedicate a week to the education and promotion of adopting a less adoptable animal. According to Dogtime, Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week launched in 2009 by Petfinder, an online pet adoption website. Petfinder desired to celebrate old dogs, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) cats, and other hard-to-adopt pets. This year, Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week takes place from September 21 to September 27. As the week approaches, here are four reasons to consider adopting a less adoptable pet. 1. Older pets have advantages over younger pets.Age of a pet is one of the most common...

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6 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

Cheryl Phillips

6 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

Summer is a time remembered for family vacations, trips to the lake, and weekend getaways. It can be hard to leave your furry friend behind when your pet is another member of the family! Let your animal join in on the fun with these 6 tips for traveling with your pet. Make sure your pet is comfortable with travel. Some pets may not be able to travel due to illness, injury, age, or temperament. Consult with your veterinarian to find if your animal is able to travel. If your pet is not able to tag along, find a reliable pet-sitter....

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Cheryl Phillips, Author of GG's Journey, Visits Crossroads for Youth

Cheryl Phillips

Cheryl Phillips, Author of GG's Journey, Visits Crossroads for Youth

Cheryl Phillips, author of GG's Journey, visited Crossroads for Youth on July 22, 2019 to give a presentation on humane education. Phillips brought along with her a therapy dog and four kittens.   

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Summer Edition: Keeping Your Pets Safe

Cheryl Phillips

Summer Edition: Keeping Your Pets Safe

Summer is finally here! The rain has slowed, the heat is rising, and the sun is staying in the sky long into the night. While Summer brings fun outdoor activities for you and your furry friends, it can also bring dangers. Here are the top four threats to your pets this Summer and how to protect against them. 1. Ticks and fleasTicks are a common concern during Michigan summers for both humans and animals. Ticks live in wooded, grassy areas and carry numerous diseases, including Lyme disease. Fleas are also a concern for animals and like to live in shady,...

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GG's Foundation at Work

Cheryl Phillips

GG's Foundation at Work

GG's Foundation has a goal of ending animal homelessness, euthanasia of healthy and treatable pets, exploitation, inhumane treatment and animal cruelty.Read more about GG's Foundation here.

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