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Coyotes generally avoid people. But if you encounter coyotes who have adapted to urban environments, hazing techniques can teach them to keep away.

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House mice, like all animals, like to stay warm and fed, and often spend their lives comfortably inside buildings without causing any problems. If they must go however, these humane tips will help you find them a new home.

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Adapted from the book Wild Neighbors

You can become a more compassionate consumer by making sure your cosmetics and personal care, household and pet care products aren't tested on animals. It's easier than you think. Support the Humane Cosmetics Act The Humane Cosmetics Act would end cosmetics testing on animals in the U.S. by...

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If you're struggling and feel you can no longer keep your pet, we may be able to help you address the problem. And if these tips don't help you keep your pet, we can help you find a new home.

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Skunks are infamous producers of an odor so powerful that it quickly and easily communicates a clear message: “Don’t mess with me”

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Adapted from the book Wild Neighbors

It's common to see baby wild animals outside during spring, as a new generation makes its way into the world. Baby wild animals might seem like they need our help, but unless the animal is truly orphaned or injured, there is no need to rescue them. These tips can help you decide whether to take...

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Use The HSUS's travel tips to keep your pet safe while traveling by car, airplane, ship or train.

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Follow these steps to clean up stains and get rid of odors when your dog or cat pees or poops on floors or furniture in your house.

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The Humane Society of the United States is speaking out as the town of Westport, Connecticut, is considering changes to the current town code to allow the use of trapping to control coyotes. The proposed change would allow homeowners or the town Board of Selectman to hire wildlife trappers to trap...

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Misunderstood skunks are gentle, near-sighted animals with one infamous—and pungent—defense mechanism.

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Animal shelters are your best source when looking for a pet. Not only do they have a great selection of adult animals for adoption, but many of them also have kittens, puppies and purebred pets.

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Thanks to widespread pet vaccinations, effective post-exposure treatment and the relative rarity of undetected bites by rabid animals, the number of human deaths from rabies in the United States caused has declined to an average of only one or two per year—far less than the number of human...

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Below is a comprehensive list of pet financial aid-related organizations. NOTE: If your animal requires emergency veterinary care and you cannot afford treatment, contact groups or veterinary schools that may help. If you are unsure what qualifies as emergency veterinary care, call your veterinarian...

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Getting a new pet? Find out why you should adopt from a shelter or rescue

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Coyotes deserve lives free from persecution.

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Did you know that 72 percent of renters have pets, yet problems finding and keeping rental housing is a leading reason dogs and cats wind up in shelters? It doesn’t have to be that way! Pets are a part of every community and live in two-thirds of American homes, yet renters often have trouble...

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If you see a coyote in the city or suburbs, don't be alarmed. Attacks on humans are very rare. Our tools will teach coyotes to keep their distance.

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Decaying logs and miniature bogs, hollowed stalks and piled rocks, nutritious pollen and leaves fallen: They’re not the stuff of traditional nursery rhymes and baby showers. But if wild mothers-to-be had gift registries, these natural supplies would top the list. Though the basic elements for...

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Some foods that are safe for people can be very dangerous for pets. Protect your pets by reading our list of some common foods that can be poisonous for dogs, cats and other pets.

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Do you know which plants might be poisonous to your dog, cat or other pets? Start with our list of dangerous plants.

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