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Resolving with Rover – resolutions for the dogs in your life!

If you’re thinking about starting (or already breaking) your New Year’s resolutions, you’re not alone. Most Americans abandon their goals before we even turn the calendar into February. But at the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County, we’re encouraging you to stick with your goals AND add a four-legged accountability partner to the mix. You and your dog can live a healthier and happier life in 2022 by making a few simple adjustments!  What resolutions can Rover tackle in 2022? We have a couple of recommendations to get you started. Getting Fit with Fido Your dog’s health is important, and you play a critical role in helping them maintain overall wellness. Sadly, we’re not always the best judges of a pet's fitness. A few table scraps here and a couple of rainy, walk-free days can get us out of our healthy routines, and the cumulative impact of these choices can cause our canines to pack on the pounds. It’s a common occurrence – according to the American Animal Hospital Association, somewhere around 50% of American dogs are obese.  You... Read More

Addressing Separation Anxiety in Our Pets

Maybe it’s constant sounds of whining when you’re out of sight, or the damage to the trim at the front... Read More

What’s up doc? Human illnesses that can be found in pets

Humans and their animal counterparts have a lot in common. Who doesn’t love to have a lazy day on the... Read More

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