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American Red Cross issues new pet first aid app

March is Red Cross Month and it’s a great time to start thinking about disaster preparedness for your family, including your pets! Pets are an important part of many families, and the new Red Cross Pet First Aid App puts lifesaving information right in the hands of dog and cat owners so they can provide […]

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Reminder about pets in the park policy

MEDIA RELEASE Managers of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remind the public that dogs and other pets are not allowed in many areas of the park for safety reasons, and for the protection of threatened and endangered species. According to 36 CFR § 2.15, pets are prohibited in the following areas of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: […]

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“Short-faced” dog breeds such as pugs and bulldogs represent about half of the dogs that die while being transported by their owners as cargo, a significantly higher rate of mortality than for other dog breeds, according to data compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

“Short-Faced” dogs more prone to death in flight, according to DOT data

“Short-faced” dog breeds such as pugs and bulldogs represent about half of the dogs that die while being transported by their owners as cargo, a significantly higher rate of mortality than for other dog breeds, according to data compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

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For many children Christmas morning is all squeals and delights as they tear in to packages beneath the tree. For a puppy or kitten that may be amidst the chaos, it can be traumatic. That is why Hawaii Island Humane Society is recommending parents purchase "Pick-your-own-Pet" Holiday Gift Certificates from HIHS instead.

Hawaii Island Humane Society offers pick-a-pet certificates for the holidays

For many children Christmas morning is all squeals and delights as they tear in to packages beneath the tree. For a puppy or kitten that may be amidst the chaos, it can be traumatic. That is why Hawaii Island Humane Society is recommending parents purchase “Pick-your-own-Pet” Holiday Gift Certificates from HIHS instead.

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The Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Annual Halloween Pet Walk is scheduled for Saturday, October 31 in Historic Kailua Village with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m.

The event encourages pet owners to walk from Hale Halewai to Kailua Pier and back and then enjoy contests and prizes. The three walkers who raise the most pledge money will receive prizes and there will be prizes awarded for best costume, best pet trick, hot dog eating contest, best canine kisser and more.

Walk your pet, raise some funds for HIHS

The Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Annual Halloween Pet Walk is scheduled for Saturday, October 31 in Historic Kailua Village with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. The event encourages pet owners to walk from Hale Halewai to Kailua Pier and back and then enjoy contests and prizes. The three walkers who raise the most pledge money […]

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Protect your pets ... from distress that can be caused by the noise and commotion of fireworks during the New Year's celebrations.

Fireworks not so much fun for pets

Protect your pets … from distress that can be caused by the noise and commotion of fireworks during the New Year’s celebrations.

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