<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - pets]]> http://gazette.com/rss/pets Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:57:20 -0700 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 17, 2017]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-17-2017/article/1594522?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-17-2017/article/1594522?custom_click=rss

ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.

Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue - For dogs less than 15 pounds, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua- smalldogrescue.org.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

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ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.

Colorado Greyhound Adoption - 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1820A W. Uintah St.; Jane Troyer, 633-2524.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.; newhope rescue.homestead.com.

SAINT Animal Rescue - For dogs, puppies, cats,

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]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 04:20:25 -0700 <![CDATA[The importance of good nutrition for pets]]> http://gazette.com/the-importance-of-good-nutrition-for-pets/article/1593980?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-importance-of-good-nutrition-for-pets/article/1593980?custom_click=rss

Good nutrition for companion animals helps increase the longevity of the pet; and over time can reduce trips to the veterinarian and resolve common problems with skin, coat and the digestive system.

 

“Natural” is a vague term and refers to something that comes from natural sources. It has nothing to do with food quality. Keep in mind beach sand, petroleum and plant stalks can all be considered natural. Healthy ingredients will be nutritious and high quality to benefit the dog or cat.  It is important for food to have ingredients that are both natural and healthy. To learn what is really in pet food become a label reader. Here are some helpful tips.

 

Meats are the best source of



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<![CDATA[How often should you walk your dog?]]> http://gazette.com/how-often-should-you-walk-your-dog/article/1593979?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/how-often-should-you-walk-your-dog/article/1593979?custom_click=rss

Dogs of all sizes and age ranges need ample exercise daily to maintain optimal wellness. According to archaeological research and genome sequencing, it is likely that dogs originate from wolves, who walk eight hours or approximately 30 miles a day. While it’s virtually impossible to walk your dog eight hours a day, it is still pertinent that you keep your dog active. Dogs have evolved and been domesticated to require a differing amount of daily activity depending on the breed, size, energy level, health and diet.

On top of the physical health factor, dog walking is essential for socialization and overall mental wellness. Socialized pups typically have a more friendly, confident and reliable temperament.



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<![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 3, 2017]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-3-2017/article/1593537?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-3-2017/article/1593537?custom_click=rss

ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.; newhope rescue.homestead.com.

Pals Forever - For dogs and puppies, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1234 E. Woodmen Road; 528-6590; palsforever.org.

SAINT Animal Rescue - For dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and small caged animals, 11 a.m.-4

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