Adding a puppy to the household can be fun and liven a home, but don’t assume an older dog is pining away for company.  Dogs are highly social creatures and, like most humans, enjoy the companionship gained by having another dog in the house. In most cases, isolated pets are less happy, even in cases…

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Read the latest TVAR Newsletter  – Paw Prints:  PAW PRINTS THE VOLUNTEER VOICE Welcome to Paw Prints, TVAR’s volunteer newsletter. We welcome your feedback – whether that be in the form of articles; what you would like to see highlighted in the newsletter; volunteers you would like to see spotlighted – and the list goes on. As always – thank you ALL for…

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Here’s How You Can Help Shelters This Spring… Spring is undoubtedly the most delightful season for many of us. The blistering cold is finally over, flowers are in bloom, and we can now spend more time outside. (At least in our gardens, anyway!) But for animal shelters and animal rescuers, spring can be the most…

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How To Help Your Dog Transition Better When Moving Into A New Home…  Moving is both stressful and tiring, not only for you and your family but also for your furry companion. Before, during and after a move, pets often feel disoriented and anxious, unsure of what is happening and whether they’ll be returning to…

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