All posts by Eric Forrest

  • Olive, a three-legged kitty, gets freedom and mobility back thanks to 3D-printed prosthesis, Lincoln engineering students

    Thanks to Abby Smith and Harrison Grasso, engineering students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Olive the cat has a new leg and lease on life. And thanks to the University, we’re able to share the story and...

    • Posted June 17, 2021
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  • One city is shooting cats as a means to control population

    There are too many feral and/or free-roaming cats in many places across the country. We’ve heard estimates of over 60,000 for Omaha. One reason the kill-rate for cats is so high in shelters across the U.S. is...

    • Posted June 16, 2021
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  • Hemp Treats Vs CBD Dog Treats – Any Difference?

    As a dog owner, what to feed your dog likely forms a huge part of your conversation. At some point, you’ll have to consider dog treats and full-on dog meals. Knowing the consumables that are healthy for...

    • Posted June 11, 2021
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  • Working From Home? Here’s How To Entertain Your Pets

    While adjusting to the new normal of working from home has been challenging for many of us, there are plenty of benefits as well. We can spend all day in our pyjamas, get snacks from the kitchen...

    • Posted June 9, 2021
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  • A Path Towards Healing: The Different Types of Emotional Support Animals, Explained

    A recent study reveals that as many as 50% of participating clinicians recommended emotional support animals to alleviate emotional disturbances. We’re all aware of service dogs that assist people with things like blindness and epilepsy, but what...

    • Posted June 7, 2021
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  • Illinois Smacks Down Puppy Mills

    Cool news from the Midwest and our pals over at Bailing Out Benji! Here’s a note we received earlier this week: “Last night, just before 9:30pm the State of Illinois passed a bill that would prohibit pet...

    • Posted June 4, 2021
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  • Eat Pizza, Help Rescue

    Every day from June 1 to July 1, 2021, anyone can order Little Caesar’s Pizza Kits, Crazy Bread Kits, and Cookie Dough Kits to be delivered right to their door AND have proceeds go to Helping Hand for...

    • Posted June 2, 2021
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  • 5 Ways To Keep Your Dog Entertained While You’re At Work

    Your dog risks feeling very bored while you’re away at work. Of course, you’d wish to spend all of your time with them, but logic dictates that you have to be away for other worthwhile ventures. But,...

    • Posted May 22, 2021
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  • Omaha Pet Event: Woofstock (5-23-2021)

    SUNDAY, MAY 23  |  11AM – 3PMTURNER PARK AT MIDTOWN CROSSINGFree & open to the public  |  Family Friendly  |  Dog Friendly Dog-focused, free and open to the public, Woofstock brings pets, their humans and the community together in Midtown Crossing...

    • Posted May 22, 2021
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  • 5 Popular Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats

    There’s something beautiful about setting up an indoor oasis of plants. From houseplants that flower to succulents that like it dry, keeping plants indoors is a great way to personalize and style your space. Did you know...

    • Posted May 19, 2021
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