pets http://wxpr.org en Keeping Warm a Challenge for Some Animals http://wxpr.org/post/keeping-warm-challenge-some-animals <p>With temperatures expected to stay well below zero for several days, humans are not the only ones suffering.&nbsp; Animals kept outside may also be having a hard time.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Ron </span>Reupert<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at Animal Health Care Center North in </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says most pet owners know how to take care of their animals.&nbsp; But he says many dog breeds like hounds aren’t built for weather this cold.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12724 at http://wxpr.org Keeping Warm a Challenge for Some Animals Ask First Before Gifting a Pet http://wxpr.org/post/ask-first-gifting-pet <p>Giving a pet as a holiday gift could result in a problem if the person getting the animal hasn't approved it.</p><p>Oneida County Humane Society Director Bria&nbsp;Swartout&nbsp;talked with Ken Krall about giving pets as gifts.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Experts ask anyone thinking of giving a pet as a gift to remember it will be a 10 to 15 year commitment to the animal.</span></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:50:28 +0000 Ken Krall 11522 at http://wxpr.org Ask First Before Gifting a Pet Cats Crowd Humane Society http://wxpr.org/post/cats-crowd-humane-society <p>The Oneida County Humane Society has too many cats.&nbsp; It’s running a discount on adopting adult cats to try and get some of them into homes before the holidays.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“We come in at about eight in the morning, give them their canned food treat…”</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:41:46 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11004 at http://wxpr.org Cats Crowd Humane Society Giving New Life to Difficult Pets http://wxpr.org/post/giving-new-life-difficult-pets <p>Oneida County Humane Society is hosting an event to show how dogs and cats given a second chance can become good pets and maybe get adopted.&nbsp;</p><p>The program is in conjunction with the McNaughton Correction Center in Lake Tomahawk. Organizer Maggie Hogan talks to News Director Ken Krall about the program.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:48:47 +0000 Ken Krall 9391 at http://wxpr.org Giving New Life to Difficult Pets