All posts by Eric Forrest

  • Officials seek shutdown of national puppy laundering ring based in Iowa

    Last year, with the help of Bailing Out Benji, we told you about a “rescue” that was buying puppies from a puppy mill and selling them to pet stores around the country in a post called, A Puppy...

    • Posted March 24, 2019
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  • As floodwaters escape, heroes continue to rush in

    Much praise has been showered on first responders, and it’s well deserved. Companies big and small are giving time and resources to relief efforts. The floodwaters have started to recede in most areas, but the hard work...

    • Posted March 23, 2019
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  • Help fill a trailer with supplies for victims of the flood

    The Nebraska Humane Society has a semi trailer ready to be filled with donations for animal flood victims. It is parked outside the Nebraska Humane Society at 90th and Fort in Omaha. The trailer will be staffed...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • How To Give Your Pets A Good Night’s Sleep

    Raising a pet is a bit like raising a child. You have to take good care of it and learn more on how to help it adapt. Just like human beings, pets have a sleep cycle. However,...

    • Posted March 19, 2019
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  • March 2019 Nebraska Flood info for pet owners

    About a week ago, eastern Nebraska had feet of snow on the ground. Record-breaking snowfall for much of the area has since melted in the recent warmer temperatures, and fast. Though many wished for winter to end,...

    • Posted March 15, 2019
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  • Where are Iowa’s puppy mills? We’ll show you!

    Our friends and advocates at Bailing Out Benji are always updating state maps that include locations for puppy mills and pet stores that sell puppy mill dogs. They’ve recently released updated maps and our neighbors from Iowa...

    • Posted March 14, 2019
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  • Is a Cavapoo The Right Dog For You?

    Getting a dog is a big decision. Dogs can be great companions and they can help make a person happy. Dogs are not easy pets to take care of. They need to be fed, walked, taken to...

    • Posted March 12, 2019
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  • Feral cat fight ends with understanding, dialogue

    Marriage, friendships, and, not-suprisingly, even animositous relationships need sound communication. If there ever was an animal-related example of how even contemptuous relationships can benefit from transparency and open ears, it’s this. Two community cat advocates in Ralston...

    • Posted March 12, 2019
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  • Every Pet Matters helps the homeless and their animals

    Times can get tough for anyone. And when those hard times effect the animals of folks struggling to squeeze by, it can seem especially difficult. Luckily, there are people who care about the well-being of some of...

    • Posted March 11, 2019
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  • New Owner’s Guide to Caring for Puppies

    Congratulations on your decision to introduce a new member of your family! A new pup surely brings an incredible amount of joy and love to a home, but it also comes with a whole lot of responsibility...

    • Posted March 8, 2019
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