pets

Halloween is No Treat for Pets

People may find it deliciously fun to be scared – but your pets do not.  Doorbells ringing, kids screaming, and strangers in costumes can be stressful for your dog or ca ...

Holiday waves can be hard on pets

Wave No. 1: The family has arrived. Everyone is in a festive mood. One course after another of delicious homemade food is passed around the table. Who can resist those soft brown ...

Keep toxic grapes and raisins away from pets

Reading the story of how Pidge, the Jack Russell terrier, lost her life after eating toxic mushrooms (front page June 16, Lincoln News Messenger, “Gourmet tastes may have done do ...

Beware of rattlesnakes

Warmer weather leads to an increase in outside activities, for humans, pets and especially rattlesnakes. When the temperature rises in Lincoln, so does the presence of rattlesnak ...

Control the fleas, control the disease

Myth No. 1: “I don’t have fleas in my yard.” Myth No. 2: My dog/cat doesn’t get fleas. I would see them!” Myth No. 3: “My dog doesn’t go outside (except to potty). ...

Don't leave your former pets to fend for themselves

Don’t leave your pets to fend for themselves I am pretty angry about people who abandon pets. This to all who have, who are considering or condone taking a pet and dumping th ...

Good home needed for these two pals

Labradors and best friends Cookie and Coco, whose family lost their home and is moving to an apartment that does not allow dogs, need a new place to live together. The two dogs are ...