All posts by Savannah Behrends

  • Need to know care tips for new cat owners

    Cats are known for being independent, care-for-themselves animals, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t need your help to keep them healthy! Here’s a couple of things that the Nebraska Humane Society would like you to keep...

    • Posted April 3, 2017
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  • New dog? Check out these must-know tips

    With summer on the way, you might be thinking about getting yourself into shape, but your concern should not only be there; your animal’s health should be at the top of your list too. Here are a...

    • Posted March 24, 2017
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  • Pet People: Lorie Jenkins of Muddy Paws

    For Lorie Jenkins, volunteer at Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue, her rescue dogs are more than just her furry companions, they’re her reason to keep going. “When you have cancer, it can be very isolating. You don’t...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • Top 5 Pet Trends in 2017

    We consider our pets family, so it’s no surprise that the top pet trends for 2017 revolve around keeping your pet healthy, happy and comfortable. Here are the top five trends for the year, according to Packaged...

    • Posted March 13, 2017
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  • Nebraska Humane Lobby Day – March 13, 2017

    If you’ve ever wanted to make a difference in the lives of animals, here’s your chance. And especially if you’ve felt like you’ve lacked the monetary means to adopt or donate, this may be your best opportunity...

    • Posted March 7, 2017
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  • USDA pulls records, protects animal abusers

    In recent days, you may have heard about or seen headlines for a story regarding the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its pulling of animal welfare information from its website. Unless you have studied animal...

    • Posted February 12, 2017
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  • Please don’t become part of the designer dog trend

    Since the advent of social media, trends have been able to take hold faster than we ever thought possible. One day the ice-bucket challenge fills timelines and the next day it’s a salt challenge or acts of...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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  • Thinking about travel with your pup? Consider these destinations

    According to a survey we drew from late last year, Omaha is the nation’s 30th most dog-friendly city in the country. Read that story here.  We also followed that story up with a list of ways...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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  • Let’s make Omaha more dog-friendly

    In October, we wrote about Omaha being dog-friendly. We were, by’s measure, the thirtiest-best city for dogs and their owners as a “dog-friendly city.” Looking back, we’ve thought a bit and wondered: “How does Omaha get...

    • Posted January 16, 2017
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  • Doggie DNA – why it’s important to know your pup’s bloodline

    Wherever you got your dog from (a shelter, a rescue, a friend or family member, etc.)  it may be important to you to know your dog’s heritage. Knowing your dog’s breed can help you better prepare for...

    • Posted January 9, 2017
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