Pet Insurance Guide

We all want our pets to be in the best health possible. Many are looking into pet insurance as an alternative to balance the costs of medical treatments, yearly check-ups, or even medication. This pet insurance guide provides insight and information on how insurance works so you can analyze if this is the right choice for your pets.

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Bark in the Park (Sunday, May 22, 2022): 11am to 3pm Latham Park Downtown Stamford

Link to Facebook Event: Link to event page on our website: Join us for a special day for our four-legged friends! All friendly, well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome! The event is FREE but we encourage everyone to bring an cash donation or item to donate to animals in need. Items collected will be distributed between the participating rescue groups! Suggested items include: Canned Food, Pill Pockets, Chew toys, martingale collars, frontline, heartgard and leashes. No open food please. The first 200 attendees will receive a goodie bag sponsored by Get Joy Bark in the Park will feature:-AGILITY COURSE-PHOTO BOOTH sponsored by Muttography & Co.-FREE MICROCHIP CLINIC sponsored by Rippowam Animal Hospital and OPIN: Outreach to Pets in Need-HEATHY & SAFETY DEMOS-COSTUME & TRICK CONTESTS-ADOPTION AREA sponsored by Bull's Head Pet Hospital-SPLASH ZONE-TREAT BAR sponsored by Choice Pet-PET VENDORS-FREE THERAPY DOG EVALUATIONS with Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause-BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS with Rev. Terri Pahucki of UUC Stamford-GIVEAWAYS-AND MORE! Vendors:All Pets Crematory & Remembrance, Earth Animal, Habby Art, JL Crafts & Design, Lily's Garden Stones, Pets a Go Go, Sit Means Sit Dog Training, The Sew Queen, Total Mutt Jobs!Non-Profits:Adopt-A-Dog, Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause, Lucky Dog Refuge, Red Leash Rescue, Stamford Animal Control & Care, Stamford Animal Shelter Alliance

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TODAY: Feb 24, 2022 – Fairfield County Community Foundation’s Giving Day Fundraiser

As you know, Dr. Steve Zeide serves on the board of the Stamford Animal Shelter Alliance (SASA), a nonprofit organization set up by the City of Stamford as the main fundraising arm of the Stamford Animal Control & Care Center, Stamford’s municipal animal shelter. Over the past few years, we have been working hard planning and fundraising for a new animal shelter, a long overdue capital project. After many years of study, our proposal for an incredible, state-of-the-art animal shelter was included in Mayor Simmons’ Capital Budget this year. Excitedly, the full allocation - $4.4 million - made it through the Stamford Planning Board last month! Now we await approval by the Board of Finance and Board of Representatives, although both boards may reduce or even cut the request. We will do our best to see that that doesn’t happen, but in the meantime, it is critical that we continue our fundraising efforts. That’s where you come in! Today, Thursday, February 24, 2022 SASA we will be one of many deserving nonprofit organizations participating in Fairfield County’s Giving Day. Powered by the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Sponsor Bank of America, Fairfield County’s Giving Day harnesses the collective giving power of local individuals, businesses and organizations to support nonprofits throughout Fairfield County. This is our fifth year participating and we have set a goal to expand our number of individual donors and hopefully match or surpass our fundraising efforts from last year. Please visit to support SASA by making an online donation!  Consider making a tax-deductible donation this Giving Day via their Giving Day landing page: Donate | Fairfield County's Giving Day ( For more information about SASA, please contact them at: or visit  SASA's website.  If that isn't enough incentive to donate already, BHPH will be donating one week of Pet Lodging to the first 5 people to donate $300 or more. So please consider that tax-deductible donation today to help get us a step closer to a new animal shelter here in Stamford. Thank you for your anything that you can do to support!

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Glass Doctor’s Pet Door Size Chart for Your Home guide and Pet-Resistant Screens for Doors and Windows guide

Below are two resource guides that can help individuals create a home where their pets can flourish. The resources are Glass Doctor's Pet Door Size Chart for Your Home guide and Pet-Resistant Screens for Doors and Windows guide.Both guides can help individuals alter their home into a more pet friendly and pet safe environment while also ensuring any changes made to the home can withstand the wear and tear that pets can cause.Access the guides here:

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Pet Activity and Behavior Tracking Tech and Other Cool Pet Gadgets

Fi Smart Dog Collar and Sure Pet Care SMART Collars FI Inc. (Barking Labs Corp) has developed the Fi Smart Dog Collar a cutting edge GPS Dog Tracker & Activity Monitor. for locating your lost dogThey have a "Tri Fi Risk Free Offer." With warranty (see bottom of the main page link above).Available for purchase, along with accessories at: Petcare (SureFlap Ltd., part of Merck Animal Health) has developed the Animo, an Activity Tracker & Behavior Monitor for dogs, similar to a Fit-Bit for the dog's collar. for learning your dog's activities and behaviorsOther Merck Animal Health smart products available, including an auto-feeder and smart cat door, as well as 15% discount available by clicking here:

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Employee of the Month For February 2021

February Employee of the Month is Sharon Lewis. Since Sharon has joined the BHPH team, earlier this year, she has always made herself available to help, in a variety of capacities, from covering shifts, to babysitting Charlotte, during COVID, to tracking and handling of unposted daily transactions. She is great with clients, employees, and pets! Congratulate her, when you see or speak with her next.

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