Hilary’s Hounds: Meet Tank!

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – This week’s featured pup from Hilary’s Hounds is Tank.

He’s a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees/Border Collie mix up for adoption at Central Arkansas Rescue Efforts for Animals also known as CARE.

Tank may be a big boy but he loves like a lap dog! He needs a foster or an adopter ASAP!

Click here for Tank’s bio from the CARE website.

If you are interested in meeting Tank or learning more about the adoption process, visit the CARE website and submit an online adoption application here: http://www.careforanimals.org/adoption-app.cfm

For questions about animals at CARE, adoption, fostering, or volunteering call CARE at (501) 603-2273, or pay them a visit at 5516 Kavanaugh Blvd. Little Rock, AR 72207.

Be sure to check back every Friday for Hilary’s Hounds. All dogs featured will be from the Central Arkansas area and a number of different organizations.

If you are an organization with adoptable dogs and would like to have one featured, contact Hilary Hunt at hhunt@kark.com or on social media. Just search Hilary Hunt.

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How to Help Prevent Pests

Preventing pests from entering your home is one way that pet owners can help keep their pets safe. Below are some preventative steps you can take:

  • Regularly check your pet’s food, water and shelter for bugs
  • Remove bedding or toys if you see signs of insect activity
  • Store pet food in sealed containers
  • Fix leaky plumbing and remove areas of standing water
  • Seal cracks and crevices to help keep bugs out of your house, including your window frames
  • Keep outdoor pets contained in a fenced yard. If they enter an infested area, fleas and ticks can hop on board within seconds
  • Keep leaves raked, grass cut and bushes trimmed to reduce tick habitat
  • Check your pet regularly for fleas and ticks, especially when they are allowed outside of your yard or other controlled areas

If your pet has been affected by pests, then you should consult with your veterinarian before using any medication or repellent.

 

How Pest Control Professionals Can Help

Though taking preventative steps can help alleviate pest issues, DIY solutions often fall short of complete control. That’s where pest control professionals can assist, and the professionals at Terminix are here to help. Terminix technicians use pesticides according to the label and do not treat pets at all. However, for efficiency of service and as a precaution, you should always contain your pet and put food and toys away when a technician is treating your home.

When pests like fleas and ticks are prevented and controlled, that’s good for your pets. It creates a better environment for them, and you. Learn more about Terminix pest control today.

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