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Alternative to Declawing your Cat by Paula Garber

  Why Do Cats Scratch? Scratching is a deeply ingrained instinctual behavior in cats. It satisfies many basic needs, including conditioning the claws for hunting and defense, stretching the back and shoulder muscles, marking territory, and releasing pent-up emotions and stress. We can’t stop scratching behavior, but cats can be taught to redirect their scratching to […]

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Don’t bully my breed…

Our dedicated blogger, Michele shares her feelings on Pitbulls: “‘They’re vicious, bred to, untrustworthy and will turn on you in a second’. That is pretty much all I have heard since becoming a Pit Bull owner myself. Inflammatory discrimination that does more harm to a breed than they could ever inflict. I will not speak […]

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Humanizing our Dogs

While I touched on all of the opinions I have received since putting my dogs into boot camp I chose not to get into the “why’s” but I think it’s too important not to share. I see so many people struggling with their pets. I will never tell someone what they should do with their […]

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Our Judgement Free Zone

A note to our visitors: In some way, we’ve all been judged. It could be for our parenting techniques of our human babies, our eating methodologies, or the decor in our homes. You’d think that the parents of fur babies are exempt because fur babies are cute and you play with them and you love […]

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Some things about rescue

Prior to entering rescue I wish someone would have told me: You will make a difference in the life of some but will forever be haunted by the losses. Outfit yourself with an impenetrable armor.  Critics are plentiful. You will see the best and worst in humanity. Exhaustion will be your constant companion. You will […]

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Penny

On July 2, 2015 my family lost a beloved member. Penny was a two year old English Bulldog who while playing with two other dogs outdoors collapsed and subsequently passed in her father’s arms. My first thought was heatstroke. The vet concluded otherwise and determined her death was a result of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF).  […]

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Fourth of July and your Furbae

Fireworks, barbeques and dogs running for cover can only signify one thing; the 4th of July. With this holiday quickly approaching I wanted to share the ways in which I have successfully managed to virtually eliminate my packs anxiety and safeguard their wellbeing. I typically rise early on the 4th to get my dogs out […]

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Fire Safety

How fire safety savvy are you where your pets are concerned? All too often I will hear of a tragedy on the news of beloved family pets perishing in a house fire. It always brings me back to that rainy day in April when a neighbor pulled both me and my dog out of my […]

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Shaggy’s Success Story

Shaggy’s Success! In our last post, we introduced Shaggy! A 2 year old Maltese Mix who was surrendered to FurBridge to be placed in a forever home. He was cat tested on Saturday and passed! He got along with his fellow furry friend! Sunday, we had a meet & greet and Shaggy was adopted by […]

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SHAGGY!

Welcome to FurBridge! You’ve made it this far and we thank you for visiting our page and joining us as we embark on this journey! We will be having regular blog posts on Sundays and an occasional post throughout the week so sign up for our newsletter so you can keep up-to-date with all that […]

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