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Do Rabbits Make Good Pets?
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Do Rabbits Make Good Pets?

Rabbits are intelligent, social animals. When given love and attention, they make affectionate and rewarding family pets. That said, children should not be expected to look after a rabbit without parental help, as these pets can suffer injuries when mishandled. Rabbits should only be lifted with their weight fully supported, never by the scruff of…

The Value of One, The Power of Many
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The Value of One, The Power of Many

Humane Society London and Middlesex are incredibly grateful for all of our volunteers. We recognize National Volunteer Week, to celebrate their dedication and love towards our organization! Each of our 300+ volunteers brings a unique and special character to our mission of leading London & Middlesex in building a humane and compassionate community for all…

April is Heartworm Awareness Month
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April is Heartworm Awareness Month

With Summer approaching, it is time again for pet owners to be mindful of the fact that their pets are easy targets for mosquitos. Both dogs and cats are at risk of contracting heartworm disease from a single mosquito bite, which can have fatal consequences.  Transmission of heartworm disease takes place when your pet is…

COVID-19 Demand For Dogs: Making Responsible & Humane Choices
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COVID-19 Demand For Dogs: Making Responsible & Humane Choices

Throughout COVID-19, the demand for pets, specifically puppies and dogs, has steadily grown. We have seen this demand firsthand at our shelter; the influx of interested adopters contacting the shelter and submitting online adoption applications has been constant throughout the last year.  What has caused this dramatic increase in demand for puppies and dogs? Essentially,…

6 Ways to Help HSLM Shelter Pets This Holiday
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6 Ways to Help HSLM Shelter Pets This Holiday

1. Financial DonationsMake the Holidays merry and provide hope to a shelter pet. A monetary donation will ensure that the shelter pets have everything they need this holiday season. From nutritional needs to veterinary services, HSLM is entirely dependent on individual and corporate donations to care for over 2,500 pets in your community each year.…

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