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Dog Hair Allergy

If you are a person that suffers from dog allergy, you are probably aware that this is more of an inconvenience than you have initially thought. According to a recent study, 36,5% of homes in the United States have at least one dog. Yes, you heard correctly, almost half of America owns manís best friend. The National Institute of Health warns that there are high concentrations of dog dander in the air.

Are Premium Dog Foods Really Better for Your Dog

There are many pet shops and online manufacturers that sell premium dog food, which is the sort of meal your pet needs if you want it to have a long, healthy life. Premium food has exactly this kind of composition to offer ideal nutrition. Yes, it is a bit more expensive (hence the name Premium) than grocery store food, but it is worth it, as your dog will get all its body needs. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org

How to Remove Dog Tear Stains

Dog tear stains are normal in some breeds, the reddish-brown, greasy tear stains that run out of your dog's eyes do not represent a particular danger for its health, but it is important to know why they appear and how you can get rid of them.

Top 10 Dog Breeds

Here's a list of the 10 most popular dog breeds that steal our hearts. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org


Animal Shelter Frequently Asked Questions
1. How can I volunteer?
2. How old do I need to be to volunteer?
3. Can I volunteer to work with a shelter in order to fullfill my community service hours?
4. I have a dog/cat that I can no longer care for, can you take him/her in?
5. I lost my dog/cat can you help me find it?
6. I found a dog/cat what can I do?

1. How can I volunteer?

If you would like to volunteer, the best thing to do is to use our shelter search feature, after entering your zip code and searching for local shelters, pick up the phone and give them a call. Most shelters rely on and are happy to have any help you can provide them.

2. How old do I need to be to volunteer?

The age varies from shelter to shelter, although the general answer is 15 without an adult, and 12 with an adult we recommend calling the shelter ahead of time to find out if they have any special age requirements. You can go here and use our shelter search feature.

3. Can I volunteer to work with a shelter in order to fullfill my community service hours?

This would depend on the status of the shelter. Most shelters can help you fullfill your community service hours, however we recommend calling ahead to verify that the shelter in question will meet your requirements.

4. I have a dog/cat that I can no longer care for, can you take him/her in?

We do not take in animals, we are an online resource who provide the shelters, rescues and community with a way to work together to find more animals a loving home. If you would like to sign up for a free account to post your pet on our site please click here You do not need to be a shelter to add your pet to our database.

5. I lost my dog/cat can you help me find it?

If you have lost your pet, we suggest you do a couple of things. First please create a free account here and add your pet with a status of lost. If someone does find your pet they will be able to search for any lost pet in our database. If your lost pet is listed the chances of your pet being returned are significantly higher. We also suggest that you read our lost and found FAQ.

6. I found a dog/cat what can I do?

If you have found a dog/cat, we suggest you do a couple of things. First please create a free account here and add the pet with a status of found. If someone uses our search to look for found pets in our database you listing the pet will significantly increase the chances of reuniting the owner and pet. We also suggest that you read our lost and found FAQ.

Animal Shelter Facts

Did you know that There are hundreds of different breeds of dogs.

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