Category: Pets & Animals

Guide on renting to pet owners in Ontario

Guide on renting to pet owners in Ontario

A lot of confusion exists with regard to renting with pets. Not many potential tenants are aware of laws that govern owning tenants while renting property in Ontario. The guidelines in the law regarding pets are clearly spelt out in the Ontario ... MORE
Pets & Animals
PET OF THE WEEK: Give DejaVous a home for the holidays

PET OF THE WEEK: Give DejaVous a home for the holidays

DejaVous is a sassy 6 year old girl who needs a home for the holiday season. She is an indoor-outdoor cat who needs her freedom. When she is done on her daily walk about she usually can be found cuddling up in ... MORE
PET OF THE WEEK: Meet sweet 2-year-old Shooter

PET OF THE WEEK: Meet sweet 2-year-old Shooter

Shooter is a sweet 2 year old guy in search of his forever home. He has stunning pale green eyes that just stare into your soul. You can observe him lounging in the sunlight for most of the day. He would be ... MORE
PET OF THE WEEK: Meet Bobtail Buddy (Beverly Animal Shelter)

PET OF THE WEEK: Meet Bobtail Buddy (Beverly Animal Shelter)

Meet bobtail Buddy. Buddy is very friendly and snuggly. When he feels safe enough he will follow you around like a dog. He can be quite vocal when he wants attention. He however doesn’t like to be held, he gets very tense ... MORE
Keeping Dog Coats Soft – Home Care  Strategies

Keeping dog coats soft – home care strategies

Your pet dog is not just any animal, it is your friend and companion. In fact, it is a member of the family and should therefore be treated as such. The two important things concerning your dog’s welfare are its good health ... MORE
Life, Pets & Animals
Dogs now allowed on Commons in Ithaca if leashed

Leashed dogs now allowed on Commons in Ithaca

Last month, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance passed a resolution requesting that the City amend the Commons Ordinance to allow leashed dogs on the Commons, which mirrors the existing rules in all other parts of the City. A copy of their resolution is ... MORE
The challenge of increased dog adoptions during the COVID-19 lockdown

The challenge of increased dog adoptions during the COVID-19 lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic had a massive impact on all of us. The virus created a new normal where people had to make several adjustments to cope with the stress and anxiety caused by lockdowns. People began working at home, having online classes, ... MORE
Life, Pets & Animals
Happy Tails Animal Shelter raises awareness about ‘less adoptable’ pets through partnership

Happy Tails Animal Shelter raises awareness about ‘less adoptable’ pets through partnership

The third week in September is known as Adopt a Less-Adoptable Pet Week and Ontario County Humane Society – Happy Tails Animal Shelter is joining Petfinder.com to raise awareness about the pets that tend to be overlooked. Less-adoptable pets are those who, ... MORE
What should you do if a dog attacks you?

What should you do if a dog attacks you?

The last thing anyone expects is to be attacked and bitten by a dog. Unfortunately, dog attacks often happen without warning, which can leave victims in a state of shock. Knowing what to do after a dog attack can help you stay ... MORE
Life, Pets & Animals
Ontario County Humane Society hopes to ‘clear the shelter’ on International Homeless Animals Day

Ontario County Humane Society hopes to ‘clear the shelter’ on International Homeless Animals Day

August 15th is International Homeless Animals Day, and because of that, Ontario County Humane Society is putting the spotlight on the 14 dogs and cats at the shelter still in need of loving forever homes. While there has been a surge in ... MORE
NYS Assembly passes bill blocking sale of cats, dogs at retail pet stores

NYS Assembly passes bill blocking sale of cats, dogs at retail pet stores

The New York State Senate passed a bill to ban the sale of certain animals at retail establishments on Tuesday. The bill was approved by a vote of 47-13. If made law, it would prohibit the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits ... MORE