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Designs for Felines: Giving Community Cats Shelter Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, The National Press Club 259 14th St, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC Designs for Felines is a one-night fundraising event that brings awareness to the HRA Cat Neighborhood Partnership Program (CatNiPP). Participating architectural ...

Rabies: How to Prevent it and What to Do if You Get Bitten


Rabies infections in people are rare in the United States. However, nationally, there are about 7,000 rabies cases each year in animals, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though rabies is lethal, the good news is that it’s preventable. Passed to a person ...

The Dangers of Xylitol for Pets


Xylitol is a low-calorie sweetener that is finding its way into an increasing amount of products. The sweetener is not limited to food and is included in many dental products, as well as medications and vitamins. Although this sweetener is “natural,” it is extremely toxic to ...

Scary places, people and things!


Many owners struggle with living with a fearful dog.  It can be incredibly challenging when your dog is afraid of some of the inevitabilities of life – the vet, groomers, loud noises such as fireworks or thunderstorms, or various people or dogs.  Fearful dogs can ...

It’s Only Funny until Your Dog Runs out of Spoons


We have all laughed at videos showing dogs and babies, dogs and vacuum cleaners, dogs and balloons ... We pass these on to our Facebook friends. But it’s time to stop. We are laughing at dogs feeling anxious, and that’s not funny. It has to do ...

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