Time.com put together a list of the 15 most influential animals ever. The key there is the phrasing. It's not the most interesting pets, so the list is populated mostly by wild animals.
There's also no numbered ordering to the list, but it starts with Lin Wang, an Asian elephant who helped haul supplies for the Japanese in World War II and is considered to be the oldest elephant ever, dying at age 86. The list culminates how you'd expect with Michael Jackson's pet monkey Bubbles.To read more or comment...
Thanks4Giving black animal adoption event — One of A Kind pet rescue is discounting adoption fees by 50 percent for all black animals adopted over the Black Friday weekend starting Friday and continuing through Dec. 1. In addition, there will be a 10 percent discount on all store items excluding food during the event. The adoption center is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Nov. 30 and from noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 1. One of a Kind is at 1929 W. Market St., Akron.
Santa Paws portraits — Pawsibilities, the Humane Society of Greater Akron is offering photos with Santa from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 30 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the shelter at 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg. Sitting fee is $10, and photos will be available online in time for use on holiday greeting cards. For more information, contact the HSGA at 330-487-0333.To read more or comment...
The following is a press release from the Portage County APL:
RAVENNA, Ohio (November 18, 2013) Portage APL and their furry friends invite you to attend PAWS TO TASTE 2013 Wine and Beer Tasting to benefit Portage Animal Protective League. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, December 7th at the Fairways at Twin Lakes and tickets are $45.00 per person (assigned seating). Event sponsorships are also available. The evening will include a sampling of select wines, Great Lakes beers, heavy hors d’ oeuvres, a silent auction and raffles. Purchase wine and beer (by the bottle or case) for yourself or as gifts for others.To read more or comment...
The following is a press release:
Fairlawn, Ohio (November 19, 2013) – Santa Claus is coming to town and his four-legged, furry friends are invited to join him! On Sunday, November 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and Sunday, December 1 from 7 to 9 p.m., Summit Mall will host Pet Photo Night.To read more or comment...
Pets for Vets — One of A Kind pet rescue is offering men and women who served in the military special adoption rates with proof of service from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at its adoption center, 1929 W. Market St., Akron. A Swensons food truck will be on site at 11 a.m. and volunteers for the rescue are sponsoring a bake sale beginning at 10 a.m. For more information, call 330-865-6200 or visit www.oneofakindpets.com.
Photos with Santa — Pawsibilities, the Humane Society of Greater Akron is raising money for homeless animals with Santa PAWS from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 30 at the shelter at 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg. Sitting fee is $10 and photos can be ordered online along with other novelty items that will be ready in time for Christmas.To read more or comment...
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