Outer Banks Sentinel: Pets

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Celebrate fall with healthy new routines for you and your dog

(BPT) - The fall season, with its crisp, cool air and beautiful foliage, is the perfect time to create a fresh start and establish healthy new routines for both you and your dog. To help you make this fall your happiest and healthiest season, Bene...

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Pet-friendly products for a purr-fectly clean home
Posted: November 10, 2017
Pet-friendly products for a purr-fectly clean home

(BPT) - Having a pet may seem like the beginning of a never-ending mess, but the key to living with furry friends is preparation. Whether combating odor, keeping surfaces free of dirt and fur or removing pesky stains, taking preventative measures ...

Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
Care and Control of Pet Diabetes: Spike the Dog's Point of View (with Help from His Friend Sugar the Cat)

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Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
Helping Your Pet Survive An Emergency

Be prepared for disasters with a pet emergency kit ready to go. (NAPS)

Posted: September 29, 2017
Helping Your Pet Survive An Emergency

(NAPSI)—If you’re like many pet parents, it’s probably crossed your mind lately about what would happen to your animal if a natural disaster strikes.

Updated: September 30, 2017 - 4:33 am
Pet pony, meet pet puppy
Updated: September 28, 2017 - 4:34 am
Pet pony, meet pet puppy

(BPT) - You’re an animal lover, and you’ve dreamed about your dog running through a field alongside a horse or watching your pup play with a pet goat. But how will your companions respond when they meet their new unique sibling?

Updated: September 28, 2017 - 4:34 am
Pet Owners: Tips to Maintain a Beautiful Home
Posted: September 22, 2017
Pet Owners: Tips to Maintain a Beautiful Home

(StatePoint) For all the companionship pets provide, it’s fair to admit that they can mess up a clean, tidy home pretty quickly.

Updated: September 22, 2017 - 4:33 am
Keep Your Dog From Dining In The Litter Box

With a little help, your dog will curb the litter box snack shack urge. (NAPS)

Posted: September 20, 2017
Keep Your Dog From Dining In The Litter Box

(NAPSI)—If your home is like most, you share it with at least one animal friend. According to a recent Harris Poll, 62 percent of Americans have at least one pet; half of cat owners also have a dog; and a third of dog owners also have a cat.

Updated: September 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 tips to keep ticks away
Updated: September 28, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 tips to keep ticks away

(BPT) - Researchers are predicting 2017 will be one of the worst years for ticks that we have seen in quite some time — and by all indications, those researchers are correct. People who have found themselves pulling ticks off their pets, children ...

Updated: September 28, 2017 - 4:34 am
Bow to wow: America's top 10 shelter dog makeovers

(BPT) - First impressions are important, but for shelter dogs it can make the difference between life and death. While rescue organizations work tirelessly, less than half of the 3 million dogs entering shelters each year are getting the grooming ...

Posted: August 31, 2017
My Experience with Dog Flu: A Dog's Point of View
Updated: August 30, 2017 - 4:34 am
My Experience with Dog Flu: A Dog's Point of View

(BPT) - Recently, I got really sick. I had just spent a fun-filled week with all my friends at doggie daycare while my family was on vacation. Shortly after they brought me home, I started coughing a lot. It was really hard to breathe and I starte...

Updated: August 30, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 tips to solve separation anxiety in your pet
Updated: August 22, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 tips to solve separation anxiety in your pet

(BPT) - With good weather and flexible work schedules, summer time is the best season for spending some extra time with your pet. However, once fall comes, the kids aren’t the only ones in the family that experience the back-to-school blues. Separ...

Updated: August 22, 2017 - 4:34 am
Fraud alert: Internet puppy purchase scams rising
Updated: July 26, 2017 - 4:34 am
Fraud alert: Internet puppy purchase scams rising

(BPT) - That cold, wet nose. Those adorable little paws. The undeniable sweet scent of puppy breath. You have a soft spot for dogs and have your eye on a rare breed.

Updated: July 26, 2017 - 4:34 am
Have A Dog Who Wets Her Bed? Your Vet Can Help
Updated: July 14, 2017 - 4:35 pm
Have A Dog Who Wets Her Bed? Your Vet Can Help

(NewsUSA) - As a pet owner, have you ever had a female dog who always finds the outdoor bathroom during the day, but wets her bed at night?

Updated: July 14, 2017 - 4:35 pm
A happy pet is a hydrated pet
Updated: July 08, 2017 - 4:34 am
A happy pet is a hydrated pet

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Updated: July 08, 2017 - 4:34 am
From farm to family: 7 things to consider before living with livestock
Updated: June 24, 2017 - 4:32 am
From farm to family: 7 things to consider before living with livestock

(BPT) - Animals play a meaningful role in the lives of their owners. In fact, most people consider their furry friends part of the family. And while dogs and cats tend to be the most common companions, nowadays, the beloved family pet can come in ...

Updated: June 24, 2017 - 4:32 am
Working like a dog: Companies find benefits in going pet-friendly
Updated: June 15, 2017 - 4:35 am
Working like a dog: Companies find benefits in going pet-friendly

(BPT) - It’s fair to call Charger a bull in a china shop. Well, at least a pit bull. The charming nine-year-old has a full-time job in the marketing department at dinnerware giant Replacements, Ltd.

Updated: June 15, 2017 - 4:35 am
Improve your dog's emotional life
Updated: June 08, 2017 - 4:33 am
Improve your dog's emotional life

(BPT) - For millions of pet parents, their beloved dog is more than just a four-legged friend — he’s a member of the family. When looking at products for their pet they are willing to explore all options to ensure they provide the very best items ...

Updated: June 08, 2017 - 4:33 am
3 cornerstones to a longer, healthier, happier life for your pet
Updated: May 24, 2017 - 4:32 am
3 cornerstones to a longer, healthier, happier life for your pet

(BPT) - Your pets are members of the family. They are the source of some of your best memories, they are your travel companions, your confidantes and your evening snuggle partners. You love them and you want them to live the longest, healthiest an...

Updated: May 24, 2017 - 4:32 am
Survey Unmasks the Peculiar Behaviors of Pet Owners
Posted: December 20, 2016
Survey Unmasks the Peculiar Behaviors of Pet Owners

(StatePoint) Do you share a playlist with your poodle? Take a bath with your turtle? It might seem far-fetched, but since many people treat pets like family, they often let them do surprising things.

Updated: December 20, 2016 - 4:32 am
Miller is Dare Employee of the Month

Kelli Miller, Leisure Activities Specialist with the Department of Parks...

Friends of Youth reach out to Harmony Café

Mentors and youths from the Dare County Friends of Youth mentoring progr...

NHES students experience pioneer life

The Nags Head Elementary School Literacy Team spearheaded the One School...

New FOBHC board members

The Friends of the Outer Banks History Center recently added three new m...

Chamber welcomes Outer Banks Anglers Club

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Outer ...

Aquarium hosting Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive

The annual Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive is underway at the N.C. Aquarium ...

Fearing, Brady-Daniels receive Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

Lib Fearing and Angie Brady-Daniels, both of Manteo, recently received t...

1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k & Fun Run Raises Over $3,000

The 1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k Race and Fun Run was a huge success rais...

Hatteras schools say goodbye to Wallis

Cape Hatteras Schools are sending off their maintenance man, Bo Wallis, ...

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