It’s nearly that time of year again. The time when your dog might tremble, whine, or pace. The time when your cat might hide in a cupboard, under the bed, or inside your couch. The time when your guinea pig or other small critter might shake, bolt, or run for cover. It’s the season of lightning bolts electrifying the sky and thunder roaring through our neighborhood.
To read more check out my post Storm Stress and Your Pet. Information for the article has been compiled from various online resources, all listed at the end, but also supplemented by local vets.
Not originally being from Nebraska, I remember how panicked and unprepared I felt the first time I heard a tornado siren. Since that time, I’ve learned to check the weather radar, grab pets, and head to the basement. Yet I have to admit that I’m still relatively naïve about how to protect pets during natural disasters.
To read more check out my post Storm Stress and Your Pet. The response from Dr. Amy Walker of Cotner Pet Care also supported the main points in the Prepare section.
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Almost a year after I announced that it was time to take a step back from this blog, Allison's Book Bag is still here. I'm slowly working back up to weekly reviews again. Each week, there will be one under any of these categories: Advanced Reader Copies, animal books, religious books, or diversity books. Some will come in the form of single reviews and others in the form of round-ups. Just ahead, there will be reviews of:
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