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Claudia Black-Kalinsky
CPDT-Ka / Owner
Train This Dog
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Lisa Scarbrough
Founder/Director
Coastal Pet Rescue
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David Adams
PhD, MPH, MSc
Department of Health Sciences, AASU

 

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Adoption

New Dog in the House - Tips and Rules for Welcoming an Adopted Adult Dog into Your Home
New dogs come to us in many ways. Sometimes we have the luxury of preparation, sometimes they literally show up on our doorstep. Here are ways you can prepare your home and your family for welcoming your new pet. Read Article
Before You Adopt
If you are considering acquiring a pet, ask yourself the following questions: Read Article
Introducing a New Pet
You've been a pet parent for years but can't explain why your old dog doesn't like your new kitten. Get tips for introducing a new pet to your home courtesy of Nestle Purina PetCare Company. Read Article
Puppy Care Kit
Download this PDF to help you in bringing home your new puppy!
Kitten Care Kit
Download this PDF to help you in bringing home your new kitten!
CPR Adoption FAQ
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Pet Health

Heartworm Disease: What You Need to Know
Almost every adult animal entering Coastal Pet Rescue's program has to be treated for heartworm disease each year. This disease is completely preventable. Find out more about how you can keep your pets protected. Read Article
Cats and Ringworm: The Ugly Truth
It's not pretty, but ringworm is something we see very common in young kittens when they come to us after surviving on their own. Read Article
Best-Selling Human Medications—and What Happens When Pets Eat Them
Why you should not only keep medicines out of reach of children, but your pets, too. Read Article
What NOT to Feed Your Pet
It can be tempting to want to share holiday goodies with your pets, but here are some items you really need to avoid. Read Article
Facts & Myths of Spaying/Neutering Your Pet
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Pet Behavior

New Dog in the House - Tips and Rules for Welcoming an Adopted Adult Dog into Your Home
New dogs come to us in many ways. Sometimes we have the luxury of preparation, sometimes they literally show up on our doorstep. Here are ways you can prepare your home and your family for welcoming your new pet. Read Article
Dog Bites and Georgia Law
An in-depth look at the bit laws of Georgia and Chatham County. Read Article
Crate Training Your Dog
New to crate training? Download this helpful PDF. Your pet will thank you!

Summer

In the Good Old Summertime: Hot Weather Tips for Dogs
Summer will be here soon and, with it, hot weather. Although summer brings barbeques, lazy days in the sun, and vacations for people, it also brings potential hazards for our pets. Here are a few tips to keep them safe during the summer months. Read Article
Hurricane Planning for Your Pets
If we were forced to evacuate, would you be prepared for your pets? Read Article

Winter

Cold Weather Tips for Pets
Chilly scenes of winter have descended upon us. In light of the season, it becomes especially important to remember our four-legged friends. Here are some simple cold-weather tips for pets. Read Article