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Jun 17

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Fourth of July

Posted on June 17, 2019 at 12:20 PM by Lori Calvery

For your pets, the Fourth of July can be a stressful, scary time. Most animals have sensitive hearing, and the loud noises of parties and fireworks can cause them remarkable stress and discomfort.

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Mar 04

Study: How Maddie is helping improve access to veterinary care for all pets and their families

Posted on March 4, 2019 at 3:21 PM by Lori Calvery

Maddie’s Fund is one of CCAS’ strongest partners and a generous funder of our work. For this month’s blog, we wanted to post a blog by Maddie’s Fund about a remarkable study they’ve conducted with the University of Tennessee Knoxville’s College of Social Work Program for Pet Health Equity regarding access to pet care in 2017. This is a fantastic and enlightening read that we strongly recommend.  

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Feb 01

Reasons to Adopt a Pet

Posted on February 1, 2019 at 4:16 PM by Lori Calvery

Wondering whether to adopt or buy a dog or cat? Adopt don't buy!

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