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How to Sponsor a Rescue Animal: A Life-Changing Gift for Animal Lovers

Make a difference by doing something different this holiday season: Sponsor a rescue animal on behalf of your family and friends.

Play With Your Pups at the Hudson Valley’s Paw-tastic Dog Parks

Your four-legged friends will love the chance to run wild at these pet-approved parks in the region.

10 Pet Safety Tips Every Owner Should Know

Follow this advice, courtesy of the Hudson Valley Humane Society, for a fun-filled Independence Day for both you and Fido.

How to Confront a Neighbor About Their Dog on Your Lawn

What's a homeowner to do?

5 Tricks to Keep Your Dog Active in the Winter

Help your pooch stay healthy and fit when the temperature drops.

Poughkeepsie Shelter Dog Gets Royal Treatment

How a Utah photographer gave one Hudson Valley canine the best two days of her life

Something To Bark About

Treat your dog to locally sourced food from this Rhinebeck shop

Good For the Goose: An Unlikely Pet

One local recalls how a honking bird became a part of the family

Meet Our February 2016 Hero: Bobbi Jo Forte

A Red Hook resident creates a unique venue to help abandoned felines

Three Doggie Do-Gooders Inspire Charitable Programs at Monroe Pet Wellness Center

A local animal hospital and therapy center creates programs starring its very own pooches

Meet Our December 2015 Hero: Susan Wagner

Meet the founder and president of a Chatham-based sanctuary for rescued horses

The Pros and Cons of Owning Five Unconventional Pets

Want to go beyond cats and dogs? Here’s the scoop on the good, the bad, and the price tags on five less-common pets

Meet Our 2015 Pet Contest Winner!

We recently asked pet-lovers to send us their best and funniest photos of their pooches, kitties, bunnies, and more. Meet the wily winner of our contest — plus all of our honorable mentions

Meet the Pets of the Hudson Valley Magazine Staff

Our editors and staff introduce you to their families’ four-legged friends

11 Questions to Ask Before You Get a New Pet

Here’s what you need to know in order to care for your pets, according to local veterinarians and pet pros

Earth Angels Veterinary Hospital Offers Alternative Treatment For Pets

Homeopathic medicine may be the key to curing your pet’s otherwise untreatable ailments