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Fascinating Facts About Humans and Animals

Fascinating Facts About Humans and Animals

 

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

If yours is like most households in the United States, you have at least one pet. That’s a good thing, considering that people who understand health care have discovered something interesting about animals — they can help improve your health.

How Pets Help Your Health

Top Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy

Top Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

SuperDogs is an entertaining, family-oriented live show that has been touring North America for more than 35 years, where the dogs run, jump, dance and play to the delight of the audience. Each one is a family pet of the cast members and a large portion of the dogs were adopted from rescue shelters.

Five Fabulous Ingredients for Your Pet's Diet

Five Fabulous Ingredients for Your Pet's Diet

 

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

We've all heard about super foods that we should be adding to our diet because of their antioxidant and nutrient-rich properties, but did you know there are similar foods for our pets too?

Michele Dixon, a health and nutrition specialist with Petcurean, offers her list of five ingredients to consider for your pet's diet. Some can be found in premium quality recipes for cats and dogs.

Top 5 Trendiest Halloween Costumes for Pets

Top 5 Trendiest Halloween Costumes for Pets

 

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Halloween isn't just for the kids. Pets are joining in the ghoulish fun, too. Designers like Disney and Martha Stewart are whipping up some fabulous costume options for them, so if you want to get your pets involved, here are some of the top options exclusive to popular retailer PetSmart:

Time to Prep Your Pets for Cooler Weather

Time to Prep Your Pets for Cooler Weather

 

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

It's a fall ritual to get our homes, cars and even ourselves ready for the colder weather. How many of us, though, consider the impact of the changing season on our pets? Michele Dixon, a health and nutrition specialist with Petcurean, says there are simple things we can do to keep our pets healthy and safe through the fall and winter months. Here are some that top the list:

Yard Sale and Chicken Dinner to Benefit Pet Connection

Yard Sale and Chicken Dinner to Benefit Pet Connection

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, will host a Chicken BBQ and Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Marilla Fire Hall, 1950 West Ave. The yard sale will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a box sale from 3 to 4 p.m. The chicken dinner starts at 11 a.m. and dinners are take-out only. 

With chicken by BW’s Barbecue, dinners will also include mashed potatoes, and gravy, homemade noodle salad, Pet Connection’s famous cream corn bake, rolls and dessert. Dinners are priced at just $9 per person.

Primping Your Pet for the Pawfect Holiday Photo

Primping Your Pet for the Pawfect Holiday Photo

 

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Our holiday snapshots and portraits are never complete without the family pet, so why not take that extra step to help your cat or dog look fabulously festive for their seasonal snapshot?

To get your pet looking picture-pawfect, Purina is partnering with master groomer Cheryl McNaughten to offer the following insider techniques:

Primp my paws