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The Death of a Pet – A Devastating Loss

Anyone having had a pet has been there. Sadly, they simply don’t live forever. And the loss of a pet can be excruciating, heartbreaking, and a lonely experience indeed. It surprises some people, in fact, just how truly devastating it can be. So affected are certain...

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Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Summers Here! So is the Heat! Temperatures are rising and summer is officially here! It’s time for fun in the sun with your friends and family, but what about our most important family member, the dog? With this summer heat, it’s vital to remember that we need to take...

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Major League Line Up Surges for Police K-9’s

MECA Foundation Announces More MLB Players to Attend MECA Vest A K-9 Fest Greenfield, WI, May 29, 2017:     Milwaukee Major League Baseball players Corey Knebel, Oliver Drake, Zach Davies, Jared Hughes and Jett Bandy will be in attendance at this year’s MECA Vest A...

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Support Continues to Rally for a Great Cause

Professional Baseball Player Chase Anderson to Attend the 6th Annual MECA Vest a K-9 Fest Milwaukee, WI, May 19, 2017 –For the sixth consecutive year, Milwaukee Brewers will show their support for the MECA Foundation by attending MECA Vest A K-9 Fest 2017.  Pitcher...

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Benefits Of Raising Kids Around Pets

A recent article talked about how children prefer their pets to their siblings. The idea is crazy, but it’s true. Studies show that children just really love the companionship and friendship that a family pet provides. However, there are other tangible benefits of...

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