Tag Archives: shelters

Resources for Injured Pets and Urban Wildlife

A woodcock

When people need information about animals, their veterinarian is typically the first phone call they make. Recently, I got just such a call from a friend with an injured seagull in their Boston backyard. Given the increasing interface between urban and rural, issues with wildlife in the backyard are on the uptick. Sick or injured

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Halloween Hazards

For children, Halloween is a long anticipated holiday featuring parties, costumes and above all, candy. Adults celebrate the holiday too, by decorating their homes and yards with ghosts, goblins and jack o'lanterns. But as you can see by the photo above of my cat, Cheetah costumed as Minnie Mouse, pets don't enjoy Halloween. Trick or

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