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Local dog bed company Helping Hound helps animals in need

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by donating a bed for every bed purchased

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Ingles to Donate 50 Cases of Cat Food to Asheville Humane Society


On Wednesday, November 7 at 9 AM, Ingles Markets will be delivering 2 pallets of dry cat food to Asheville Humane Society for their Pet Food Assistance Program.

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Adoption Fees Waived for Senior Pets at Brother Wolf All November

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In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue will be waiving the adoption fees for senior dogs and cats for the month of November.

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Drag Queen Bingo Event to Benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

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Brother Wolf Animal Rescue’s annual Drag Queen Bingo event is back and better than ever. This year’s event, presented by O.Henry’s of Asheville, will take place on Friday, November 2nd from 7-9:30pm at the Crowne Plaza.

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Brother Wolf Prepares to Rescue Animals Affected by Hurricane Michael

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Just weeks after returning from their Hurricane Florence rescue efforts, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue has begun work to help animals affected by Hurricane Michael, currently descending upon the Florida’s Gulf Coast.

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Asheville Humane Society to Host Pop-Up Cat Cafe


Kitten season is in full swing and Asheville Humane Society has plenty of felines who need loving homes. To help them all get adopted, Asheville Humane Society will host its first pop-up cat cafe on Friday and Saturday, August 3 - 4, in Gerber Village (Suite 104). Gerber Mills LLC is temporarily donating the unoccupied space to Asheville Humane Society for this event.

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Protecting Your Dog From Pests: Things To Remember

The joy and excitement that your dog spread in your home through her unconditional love, naughtiness and by being playful, makes her the most important part of your family. You can’t imagine a day without her waiting to welcome you at the door when you are back from work after a long day. So, it’s really important that your furry friend stays healthy, fit and happy. Pests and parasites are a major threat to the health of your dog as well as to your family. Pests tend to thrive in places that are warm and humid. Your dogs have a higher chance of pest infestation when they go outside for a walk or to play during the warm summer seasons. Pests like fleas and ticks usually stay hidden on tall grass and when your dog comes in contact with the grass the ticks and fleas could enter her body. Mosquitoes, ants, bees, and wasps are some of the other pests that attack your pets including dogs causing a number of health issues. Besides redness, severe itching and rashes, pests like ticks and fleas are responsible for more serious diseases like anemia, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. All these …

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6 Tips to Keep Your Pet’s Coat Healthy and Shining

Pet lovers are always on the scout for the best advice on keeping their best friends healthy and happy. While today there is a plethora of tasty treats you can buy for your pet’s specific health needs, nothing beats the discipline of everyday care and grooming of your pet. Your dog’s coat, in particular, is greatly affected by their diet and general care. In fact, vets globally treat a lack-luster coat as a sign of an underlying health problem. This could be anything from a nutrition deficiency to a bacterial infection to a malfunctioning thyroid gland. So here are 6 ways to care for your pet’s coat and keep it soft and shining. Pay attention to a dull and/or dry coat First and foremost, be attentive to a dull and dry coat, which is usually indicative of a nutritional deficiency caused by poor diet, for which your vet may prescribe a nutritional supplement besides suggesting changes in daily meals. Dullness and dryness can also be caused by the chemicals in pet shampoos and other pet care products. Check if you’re recently switched to a new product, which may be causing the issue. Other causes of your pet’s coat losing its …

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6 Tips That Will Help You Set Up And Run A Pet Store Successfully

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Operating a pet store can be incredibly profitable. But just as with all other business, it requires detailed planning and dedication on your part. If you set up a pet store at a good enough location, market it very well, and provide excellent service, you can actually do pretty well in this field. Below, we provide six tips that can help you set up and run a pet store better.

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Keeping Those Fleas and Ticks Away – Essential Pet Care


Our beloved pets are an integral part of the family. Taking care of your favorite four-legged buddy is a big responsibility and we need to be able to see the sign if something is not right. Keeping a pet dog or kitty in the home involves a lot of grooming. Sometimes though, our pets can catch a flea infestation, which kept unchecked can lead to many problems.

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