All posts by Eric Forrest

  • Steps to Avoid Infections You Can Get From Your Pet

    Cohabiting with pets can be a risk factor for diseases. Infections transmitted by pets could be fungal, bacterial or parasitic. Currently, there are more than 250 diseases caused by animals to humans. Of these, 40 are transmitted...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • UNO Researches Behavior-Altering Parasites in Domestic Cats

    Cat owners may be aware of toxoplasmosis, but outside of them, most people don’t know about it. According to the Mayo Clinic,  Toxoplasmosis (tok-so-plaz-MOE-sis) is “a disease that results from infection with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, one of the world’s most common...

    • Posted April 6, 2019
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  • Best Vacuums for Pet Hair

    Pet hairs can be everywhere. If you have a furry cat or dog in your home, chances are you can inhale a lot of hair strands just by lying on the couch. This is fine if you...

    • Posted April 5, 2019
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  • Buy Beer Paws Dog Treats, Help Flood Victims in Nebraska

    In a recent Facebook Live video, Nebraska-native and Beer Paws founder, Crystal Wiebe, announced a partnership and new product that your pups will love. What we’re loving is that 100 percent of the proceeds from the product’s...

    • Posted April 2, 2019
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  • FREE vet care provided to animals rescued from the floods

    Local rescues have been inundated with animals needing relief after recent flooding in our area. We’ve told you about various heroic efforts, donation drives, and other flood-related stories, and here’s another that’s making the news tonight. From...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Flood donation drives that need your support

    Our friends at Nebraska Dachshund Rescue revealed that, upon taking one of its dogs to the vet yesterday, it learned that Mills County (just southeast of the Metro) is in dire need of potable water. “It will...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • 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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