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Urgent Need For Kitten Cat Fosters, Adoptions – Local Municipal Shelters Overflowing

Pawmetto Lifeline, a local non-profit animal rescue whose mission is to create a no-kill community in the Midlands, saw a brief reprieve from cat and kitten euthanasias within the local municipal shelters over the past few months. Unfortunately, Pawmetto Lifeline’s … Continue reading

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Protect Your Pets During Columbia’s Famously Hot Summer

Summer is here and with temperatures reaching and exceeding record highs this week it is more important than ever to keep your pets safe and cool. Do not leave your pet in the car. Ever. During the day or at … Continue reading

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Keeping Pets Indoors

Last week, something unbelievable happened – it snowed in Columbia, South Carolina! Many people, anticipating freezing temperatures, brought their outside-only animals in, maybe for the first time. These animals were likely overjoyed at their new status as indoor pets, even … Continue reading

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Housetraining 101

Over the last 8 years that I have been in rescue, I have had many puppies in my home and had to housetrain  them.   Some puppies learn quickly and others do not.  I will give you some tips that will … Continue reading

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Dog Socialization: The Importance of Friends in Fido’s Life

Here at Pawmetto Lifeline, we believe that any and every dog – regardless of age, breed, or temperament – has the possibility (and should have the opportunity) to live a well-balanced and social life. Continue reading

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Say “No” to Declawing Cats

Why Declawing Cats is a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Idea We at Pawmetto Lifeline are firmly against the practice of declawing cats. We feel that it is a physically cruel and unnecessary procedure that often causes more problems … Continue reading

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Hard Lessons Learned: My First Trip to a Kill Shelter

New team member Taylor Wilson shares her experience visiting a local Midlands municipal shelter where an average of more than 50 animals are euthanized every day. Continue reading

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Make a Resolution to be a Better Pet Owner in 2013!

Ten Ways To Be A Better Pet Owner in 2013 Continue reading

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Pawmetto Lifeline | Pet Care Tips for the Summer Heat

During the summer months, animals that are left outdoors or that become overheated can suffer severe injuries or death. We wanted to provide you with a few tips to care for your pets during the dog days of summer. Do … Continue reading

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