Sarasota / Manatee / Charlotte Edition

Archive of: Feature and *NATURAL PET* and SARA

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First, Do No Harm

First, Do No Harm

Veterinarians, like other medical doctors, take an oath to help their patients and above all, “Do no harm.”

November 2012
Aging Gracefully

Aging Gracefully

“As with humans, living longer doesn’t mean adding on time at the end, but adding to the middle, when pets can still enjoy themselves, maybe with some changes and modifications,”

November 2012
Doggie Bones Run Promises Fun for the Whole Family

Doggie Bones Run Promises Fun for the Whole Family

The first annual Doggie Bones 5K Run will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota.

October 2012
Pet's Life, Naturally

Pet's Life, Naturally

The modern building on the corner of US 41 and 8th Avenue West in Palmetto is home to an array of holistic supplies for local pets and their owners.

June 2012
Shelters Go Green

Shelters Go Green

Good for the Environment-- “Our goal was to reduce our carbon paw print,” says Dave Dickinson, interim director of Sacramento County Animal Care, regarding the California capital’s LEED Gold-certified shelter.

May 2012
Gentle Leashes Make Sense

Gentle Leashes Make Sense

Try this simple experiment: Open your hands, with both thumbs touching. Place your thumbs at the base of the throat with the fingers pointing back...

May 2012
Keeping Pets' Ears Healthy

Keeping Pets' Ears Healthy

Ear infections are common in the pet population, especially in humid summer months that invite water play.

May 2012
Interspecies Friendships

Interspecies Friendships

Before Wally and Ann Collito, of North Attleborough, Massachusetts, had a chance to befriend the stray kitten that had appeared in their yard, the couple discovered that another caring being—a crow—had already done so.

May 2012
Pet Supply Center: A Busy Hub for Low-cost, High-touch Pet Care Products

Pet Supply Center: A Busy Hub for Low-cost, High-touch Pet Care Products

Kathy Kurzydlo, owner of Pet Supply Center at the intersection of Beneva and Webber in Sarasota, is one busy lady.

April 2012
Elle's Bakery: Treats for Our Sweets

Elle's Bakery: Treats for Our Sweets

The shop is named for Denyse’s beloved Elle, a Border Collie and Terrier mix, approximately seven or eight years old.

April 2012