June 21st – Take Your Dog To Work Day!

By Aileen Gabbey, MD SPCA, Staff Writer
June 8, 2013

For twenty years individuals, families, organizations and workplaces have participated in the national Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® program designed to expose children to a variety of career options and demonstrate the importance of professionalism, teamwork and the value of education. Did... Read more »

Dog Bite Prevention (PET CARE) By Aileen Gabbey, Staff Writer

By Aileen Gabbey, MD SPCA
May 1, 2013

Children between the ages of five and nine are at a greater risk of being bitten by a dog than any other demographic. Each May, the American Veterinary Medical Association promotes Dog Bite Prevention week to encourage safety around pets.   We all want to keep our children safe. As pet owners, there... Read more »

PET CARE – Poison Prevention for Pets

By Aileen Gabbey, MD SPCA, Staff Writer
April 13, 2013

March was Poison Prevention Awareness Month and, in addition to keeping our homes safe for children, there are also steps we can take to make sure our pets are safe, too.   At the Maryland SPCA, we always encourage new pet parents to ‘puppy proof’ their homes. And, this applies to all pets,... Read more »

Poison Prevention for Pets

Aileen Gabbey, Staff Writer
March 1, 2013

Poison Prevention for Pets By Aileen Gabbey March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month and, in addition to keeping our homes safe for children, there are also steps we can take to make sure our pets are safe, too. At the Maryland SPCA, we always encourage new pet parents to ‘puppy proof’ their homes.... Read more »

Insurance for Pets

Aileen Gabbey, Staff Writer
February 2, 2013

Insurance for Pets By: Aileen Gabbey Americans love their pets and most consider them a member of the family. Pet owners also know that it costs money to care for their dogs and cats. In recent years, pet insurance has gained in popularity. Many consumers wonder if it’s right for them.   Thanks... Read more »

Winter Safety for your Pets

Aileen Gabbey, Staff Writer
January 19, 2013

Winter Safety for your Pets By Aileen Gabbey We all know that weather in our area can be quite unpredictable. Last winter, we enjoyed a mild season with few flakes and storms. In addition to preparing ourselves for what could be a snowy time of year, we can also prepare to protect our pets from the elements.... Read more »

Winter Safety for Your Pets

Aileen Gabbey, Staff Writer
January 3, 2013

Winter Safety for Your Pets Aileen Gabbey  We all know that weather in our area can be quite unpredictable. Last winter, we enjoyed a mild season with few flakes and storms. In addition to preparing ourselves for what could be a snowy time of year, we can also prepare to protect our pets from the elements.... Read more »

Diabetes in Pets

December 12, 2012

Diabetes in Pets By Aileen Gabbey We often hear about the rise of diabetes in our country as it affects people. Pets can also suffer from diabetes, a disease caused by lack of insulin according to the American Animal Hospital Association. November is Pet Diabetes Month and there is helpful information... Read more »

Travelling With Your Pet

Aileen Gabbey
May 11, 2012

Summer is a great time to take family vacations. And for many of us, pets are family. It can be great fun to bring a pet, most likely a dog, along for the ride. Here are some tips for traveling with your pet or, if he can’t make the trip, how to plan for his care while you’re gone.   Traveling... Read more »

National Spay Neuter Month

Aileen O. Gabbey
April 8, 2012

Each February, animal welfare groups across the country celebrate National Spay Neuter Month, including a special ‘Spay Day USA’ sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States the last Tuesday in February. You may have heard from Bob Barker, it’s important to get your pets spayed and neutered!... Read more »

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