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All posts by Eric Forrest

  • CBD Oil For Dogs: Possible Risks And How To Avoid These

    CBD (Cannabidiol) oil is a natural compound from the hemp plant. It is known to give humans a wide range of therapeutic effects and benefits. Dogs also benefit from CBD oil, but every time you introduce a...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Black Friday Protest Aim to Educate and #EndPuppyMills

    On Black Friday, Nov. 23, Puppy Mill Free Nebraska, the NE branch of Bailing Out Benji, will host a peaceful protest of Pet Doctor, a shop in Lincoln that’s known to sell puppy mill pups. The Pet Doctor is...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Emaciated dog rescued after being thrown away in a dumpster

    One thing we’re always doing on Pets in Omaha is encouraging adoption and advocacy for shelters and rescue groups. Stories like the one below are awful, but perfect in helping us promote our mission. Adopting an animal...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • A new facility for area service dog organization

    Uplifting Paws has been training dogs for become service animals for years, but before this week never had its own facility. The northwest Lincoln facility will now be home to puppies and adolescent dogs that will serve...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Cool read on this Veteran’s Day

    Yes, Veteran’s Day is today (it’s observed on Monday, Nov. 12), and though most of the animal/military stories we’ve told here are contemporary, animals and war go way back. Today, we write about veterans who get emotional...

    • Posted November 11, 2018
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  • Foster needed or rescue can’t happen

    Midwest Wheaten Terrier Rescue has two dogs it is in a position to take into its care, but can’t. Currently, a foster home is needed in order to initiate rescue. Here’s a message from the Rescue: We...

    • Posted November 9, 2018
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  • Florida Greyhounds are done racing, but where do they go now?

    Just like when Iowa shut down its allowance of dog racing a couple of years ago, Florida voted this primary election to kill the practice. For animal advocates, that’s welcome and overdue news. A question left to...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Donate a pound of food to Hands, Hearts, and Paws & Pet Wants will match it!

    It’s November, so we’re all starting to think about a couple of end-of-year happenings- holidays and giving. It’s always a great time to be generous and think of others (especially those doing good work for companion animals!),...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • 5 pet trends you should know about

    Jacob Dillon, a Sydney-based journalist, is the latest contributor to Pets in Omaha and has provided us with a list of pet industry trends to follow as 2018 comes to a close. Take a peek below- are...

    • Posted November 4, 2018
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  • Animals displaced by hurricanes being cared for in Nebraska

    The southeast has once again been battered by hurricanes- this time, Florence and Michael- so once again, Nebraska humane organizations are at the ready to accept responsibility for animals displaced by the storms. Hearts United for Animals...

    • Posted October 29, 2018
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