Monthly Archives: June 2011

Can Pets Get Sunburned, Too?

Yes, pets can get sunburn. Sunburn, is caused by damage to skin cells by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation is part of the electromagnetic (light) spectrum that reaches the earth from the sun. It has wavelengths shorter than visible sunlight, making it invisible to the naked eye. Exposure to UV radiation can even occur on […]

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Chloe – A Dog Power Success Story

Tara and her family adopted their six and one half year old yellow lab, Chloe, from Dane County Humane Society last fall.

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Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims

Did you know that pets, like humans, can become victims of domestic abuse? A 1995 survey of seventy-two women seeking refuge in domestic violence shelters in Wisconsin found that 86% of the women had pets and in 80% of those cases the batterer had abused the pets. Three separate studies have documented that from 18% […]

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Employee of the Month

Mounds would like to congratulate Marie Van Acker as our June/July employee of the month. Marie is a Lead Sales Associate at our Mounds Middleton Location. She is described by her fellow employees as conscientious, organized, efficient, cheerful and knowledgeable. Marie is always eager to learn and help out when ever needed, especially when illnesses […]

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