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Shop ‘Rescued’ Open House-Help Pets In Need
Pets need our help at the holidays and a local non-profit hopes to raise money for our furry friends and local animal shelters.
Rescued is a high-end, non-profit resale shop stocked with items from clothing to books to housewares at affordable prices...
Free Pet Adoptions For QC Vets
Here's a cool way to honor our local vets and find fur-ever homes for dogs and cats.
The Quad City Animal Welfare Center is participating in Pets for Vets, a statewide adoption event that waives cat and dog adoption fees for veterans and active service members...
Walking Your Dog Helps a Quad City Animal Shelter
Who knew you could support a local animal shelter by walking your dog? Mutt Strut is Quad City Animal Welfare Center’s fundraising walk for pets and their families on the scenic Hennepin Canal Pathway and will be held Sat., Sept, 23, from 9 to 11:30 a
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Will Pets in the Quad Cities Act Weird During the Eclipse?
As humans prepare for the moon to block the sun on Aug. 21 there will be countless pets, wild animals and other creatures who won't be quite so prepared. With daily routines influenced by human schedules as well as sunlight levels, pets and other non-wild animals often have relatively mild reac…
Quad-City Veterinarian Offers Advice on National Mutt Day
Today is  National Mutt Day. As the 'mom' of both mutts and pedigree dogs it's my job to ensure my fur babies have healthy food, plenty of water, shelter and good health.
In the summer we find ourselves outside more which means our dog is more likely to come in contact with f…
Saying ‘Goodbye’ to Sophie
When a person you love dies it's natural for other people to express sympathy. When a pet, or a furry member of the family dies some people might not empathize and wonder why you're grieving. After all it was' just a pet.' Let me tell you why our Sophie wasn't "just…
River Bandits Go to The Dogs This Weekend
One of the reasons I don't have a pet is the fact that I don't think it's fair to leave them at home alone, and I don't feel like lugging them around with me everywhere I go. Hey, at least I'm honest.
A few times a season, the Quad City River Bandits give pet owners an option…
Dogs Not Welcome On Iowa Restaurant & Bar Patios
It's been a law on the books for years in Iowa: all pets other than service animals are prohibited from being on restaurant and bar patios. But, until now, it was never aggressively enforced. The Health Department was always content to focus on other issues...

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