Adopting a Dog and Making It Your Family

Adopting a Dog and Making It Your Family   There’s no denying the joy and excitement induced by the idea of adopting a new furry friend. A pet will enrich your life in ways that no human can. The sense of fulfillment that you achieve from opening your home and heart to another creature is priceless. In the flurry of enthusiasm around bringing a new pet home, we often forget that the pet is a living creature – not a…

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FIV Positive Cats

The Truth About FIV Positive Cats You may have seen the term “FIV” on an adoptable cat bio or on a cage card at Rescue Village. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) can sound scary. People equate it with HIV or AIDs in humans, but it poses NO danger to humans and shouldn’t stop a responsible pet owner from considering adoption. Here’s why: FIV positive cats may not show symptoms until years after the initial infection occurred. It weakens the cat’s immune…

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