Animal shelters across the country cite higher lost pet intakes on July 5th than on any other day of the year. For too many dogs and cats, fireworks displays cause them to bolt from their homes in a blind panic. To better understand this common phobia, it helps to look at Fourth of July festivities from your pet’s point of view. If you’re hosting a party or … [Read more...] about Helping Pets Cope With Fourth of July Fireworks
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The Morning Shift All your daily car news in one convenient place. Isn't your time more important? Saying farewell to tax credits for certain electric vehicles in the United States, Carlos Ghosn’s jail time, record EV sales in Norway and payment extensions for people affected by the U.S. government shutdown. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Jan. … [Read more...] about Get Ready to Say Goodbye to GM’s $7,500 Electric Car Tax Credit
Another hurricane season is officially in the books, and like most years, there are some storms that come straight to the forefront when looking back on the last few months. Names like Florence and Michael won’t soon be forgotten. It ended up being a slightly above average year – 15 named storms overall, and it all got started with a preseason storm that affected … [Read more...] about 2018 Hurricane Season Comes To An End
Compact pickup trucks, lawsuits over tiny fish, unexpected dangers on the road and more await you in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. 1st Gear: Ford’s Got Plans, Maybe A new compact Ford unibody pickup truck is in the works with plans to bring it to the U.S. market in 2022—at least, according to sources familiar with the matter. Those sources spoke … [Read more...] about Is Ford Bringing an Actual Small Truck Back to the U.S.?
July 4th is a day of extremes: one of celebration, barbecues, and holiday for many, on one hand. And substantial environmental dangers on the other: wildfires, degraded air quality, lost pets, and injury. A little care can reduce the dangers considerably, most of which are associated with the personal use of fireworks. Let me start by showing … [Read more...] about July 4th: Environmental Dangers and Celebration