All posts by Eric Forrest

  • Attend the 2015 Great Iowa Pet Expo

    The Great Iowa Pet Expo is scheduled for October 2015 and will be great fun as always! About The Great Iowa Pet Expo: Mission The mission of the Great Iowa Pet Expo is to promote the health...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Puff and Fluff Dog Washes!

    Puff & Fluff Dog Washes are happening throughout the year! On 6/13/2015 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at ARL Main in Des Moines, bring your pup to Bailey’s Bark Park for a bath! Bring your dog to the...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Microchip Event

    On June 6, 2015, take initiative and get your pets microchipped! Location: ARL Animal Care & Control, 1615 SE 14th Street, Des Moines (Map) Details: If your pet gets lost, how will you find them? Microchipping your pet is...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Des Moines house fire causes damage, but pup is saved

    From KETV.com – DES MOINES, Iowa —Firefighters rescued a frightened little dog from a burning home in Des Moines on Wednesday. Firefighters pulled the dog, Bugsy, out of the home and called animal control officers around 9...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • How and Why to Hire a Pet Sitter

    If you have pets and need someone to watch them while you are away, you need a special person to care for your special friends. For pet owners, the situation is inevitable. Your family wants to take...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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  • How to Find the Right Veterinarian

    We’ve said it elsewhere, but we’ll say it again here- getting a pet is not an insignificant event. Getting a puppy is much like having a child. A newborn kitten needs constant attention and care. That said;...

    • Posted May 2, 2015
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  • Vacationing with your pet- its benefits and how to do it responsibly

    Traveling and exploring new places is one of the greatest experiences you can have in your lifetime. Traveling with your pet can make your trip even better, but it can also be difficult if you aren’t prepared....

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • What to know before adopting a dog

    So, you think you’re ready to adopt a new puppy pal? Before you go racing to your local rescue center, humane society, or pet store, there are a few things you should know and consider. There are...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Therapy animals- helping to bring comfort and happiness to those in need

    We all know the benefits of living a happy and healthy life, but many of us are unaware of the benefits pets can provide toward leading this kind of life. Pet owners certainly know the benefits of...

    • Posted March 29, 2015
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  • How to temper your new kitten’s biting, licking and scratching

    A reader recently inquired about her new kitten and her questions are surely pretty common. Her new family member is surely cute and cuddly at times, but at others, it has a tendency to get a little...

    • Posted March 7, 2015
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