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Brandywine Valley SPCA and DE Office of the Child Advocate announce Critter Camp scholarships for children in foster care

The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) and Delaware’s Office of the Child Advocate today announced a partnership which is providing children in foster care the opportunity to attend the popular Cr…
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Dog boarding reservations: debunking the myths

If you are a dog owner, you will have to board your beloved pets at some point in your life. It can be difficult to know what to expect when taking your dog to a dog boarding service. There’s a…
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Stranger reactivity

Human directed reactivity protocol
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Warning signs your dog needs to see the vet

The U.S. has over 75 million pet dogs – more than in any country. This is a clear sign that Americans love their pet dogs and mostly consider them furry members of the family. If you own a pet …
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How to take care of your dog when you're on summer vacation

When you want to go on vacation, you may be concerned about what to do with your four-legged best friend. Since not all vacation destinations allow you to bring pets, you need to find a solution that…
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Leaving dogs in hot cars is deadly, not convenient

A 90 degree day can heat the inside of a car to 124 degrees in 30 minutes.
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BVSPCA, Delaware governor memorialize Champ Biden

The memorial to President Biden’s beloved family dog was delivered to the White House today with a personal message from BVSPCA’s CEO Adam Lamb.
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Petco Love awards BVSPCA $60,000 grant

Newly named Petco Love invests in lifesaving work of Brandywine Valley SPCA
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10 important questions you should ask your dog daycare

Dogs love company. If left unaccompanied for long periods without exercise, dogs can get stressed. Unfortunately, you cannot always keep your dog company. If you have an erratic schedule or you trave…
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