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Helping Hands Humane Society reflects on benefiting from adopting pets

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -April 11th is National Pet Day and Helping Hands Humane Society spoke about why its important to adopt or foster a pet rather than buying it from a pet store.

“We have a great variety of animals that are already spade and neutered and up to date on shots and your saving a life– al ot of these animals are homeless and are looking for families to adopt so its just always a great idea to come and support your local shelter,” Margaret Price said.

According to a survey from Topcashback.com and 83% of people in the

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How to protect your dog from being stolen

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Around 3.2 million UK households have bought an animal companion since the pandemic began, according to pet population figures from the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA). As a result, prices of puppies, in particular, have soared and, sadly, dog thefts have seen a massive spike.

Charity DogLost has recorded a 250 per cent increase in dognappings from March 2020 to March 2021, its senior police liaison coordinator, Wayne May, tells The Independent.

An RSPCA spokesperson tells The Independent that the organisation believes that a rise in pet thefts could be the result of “the surging popularity, and

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Pets of the week: Perd is a people-lover. Rolo is an easy-going cat

JACKSON, MI – Perd and Rolo are just two of the many animals at the Cascade Humane Society that are looking for loving forever homes.

This is Perd. He’s a 4-year-old male pit bull mix with a handsome copper-colored coat. He is housetrained, does great during bath time and enjoys watching TV in his spare time.

Perd is a lover of cuddles, hugs and peanut butter. He loves people, but does not get along with cats. He is also choosy about his dog friends so he would want to do a meet and greet with any dog currently in your

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Hints from Heloise: Homeless and their pets | Lifestyles

Today’s Sound Off concerns the homeless and their pets:

Dear Heloise: There are so many homeless people in this country, and many of them sleep on the streets and park benches in horrible weather conditions because they will not leave a cherished pet. Why are there so few shelters that will make accommodations for pets? People die by freezing to death for lack of shelter for themselves and their animal companions.

The number of homeless people in America, one of the richest countries in the world, is growing. A pet brings them comfort and eases the loneliness of their situation.

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The weirdest pets ever

The weirdest pets ever


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