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It doesn't just have to be cats or dogs, either. LIke this shot from Sharon. She tells us this toad comes back to her doorstep every year and seems to think this ceramic toad is the real thing.To read more or comment...
LOS ANGELES: Ivan, Domino and Joshua arrived together at the animal shelter when their ailing owner could no longer care for them. To get adopted, they will need to go as one.
The shepherd-husky mix, Dalmatian mix and Benji-lookalike will stay at the New York shelter until someone will take all three because the owner took legal steps to keep his dogs together and well cared for before he entered a Texas rest home.To read more or comment...
WASHINGTON: Watch out, Bo — there's a new dog in town.To read more or comment...
Vetstreet.com polled more than 200 veteranarians to determine what dog breed is the most talkative. Not necessarily which has the largest bark, just those that bark the most frequently. The results may surprise you. Here they are:
2. Miniature Pinscher
5. Alaskan Malamute
6. Siberian Husky
7. American English Coonhound
8. Miniature Schnauzer
9. Basset Hound
10. German Shepherd
11. Yorkshire Terrier
Low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic — Summit County Public Health in cooperation with Pet Guards Inc. is offering rabies vaccinations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richfield Village Police Department garage, 4450 W. Streetsboro Road. Vaccinations are $8 per animal. Other services are also offered for a fee. The clinic is limited to cats and dogs. All animals must be caged or leashed. Payment is by cash or check only. For more information, call 330-926-5600.
Purina Weight Circles Needed — Heaven’s Homeless Angels, a rescue haven providing hospice care for unadoptable animals is collecting weight circles from Purina dry pet food products. The animal-based nonprofit hospice specializes in caring for animals that are aging, ill, homeless and/or unadoptable pets. Please send donations to P.O. Box 654, Wickliffe, OH 44092. Weight circles are redeemable for rebates that may be used for food purchases and in large enough quantities used for veterinary rebates.To read more or comment...
LOS ANGELES: Interior designer Nate Berkus has been adding fantasy to homes for 16 years, inspiring people with just the right creative touch. But he's been a dog-lover even longer, and he's turning his design expertise to a half-million-dollar fantasy dog park.
Berkus, 41, has joined the creative team for the 2014 Beneful Dream Dog Park Contest. Contestants have to answer one question: "If you had $500,000 to create a Dream Dog Park where you and your best buddy can play together, what would you do?"To read more or comment...
This pig with a Mickey Mouse marking is so much better than a Cheeto shaped like the Virgin Mary. This little piggy was born on July 30 at Natures Nook Family Farms in Middlefield, Ohio.
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Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic — Summit County Public Health in cooperation with Pet Guards Inc. is offering rabies vaccinations from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at Summit Lake Community Center, 380 W. Crosier St., Akron. Vaccinations are $8 per animal. Information at www.scphoh.org/ENVIRONMENTAL/ENV-VectorControl.html#rabies .
Kitten Krazy’s Quick Fix Spay and Neuter Clinic — Congratulations to the clinic at 930 Lafayette Road in Medina on performing its 10,000th alteration on dogs and cats. The Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was the winner as the clinic, which opened July 1, 2011, hit the milestone. The SPCA received a free spay/neuter and a gift basket valued at $150. The clinic performs cat neuters for $35 and spays for $50. Dogs are fixed depending on weight starting at $75 for neuters and $85 for spays. Call 330-558-7540 for more information.To read more or comment...
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