Model needed — Pet nutrition supplements company NoviPet is seeking a pet whose image will adorn the packaging of the company’s new puppy nutritional supplement. Owners can enter the contest by submitting a picture of their puppy on NoviPet’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/NoviPetNutrition/app_451684954848385 before 3 a.m. May 13. The winner will win a professional photo shoot in their hometown, a $1,500 cash prize, a one-year supply of NoviPet canine supplements, a one-month subscription to DOGTV and a streaming player to stream the show to a TV set.
Mother’s Day garden party — Moms and their families are invited to a breakfast buffet from 9 to 10 a.m. May 12 in the Akron Zoo’s education center, Komodo Kingdom, where they will be entertained by disc jockey Kenny Kidd. Mothers will receive a gift and the opportunity to spend their special day at the zoo at 50 percent off admission. Activities will include entertainment, crafts and tea and snacks provided by Main Street Gourmet. Reservations are required and are $19 for adults and $16 for children; $13 for member adults and $11 for member children, and can be made at 330-375-2550, ext. 7231, or at www.akronzoo.org. Regular zoo hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.To read more or comment...
The following is a press release from the Portage County Animal Protective League:
Join Portage APL in partnership with Stow Kent Animal Hospital for the Love is in Bloom Adoption Event. On May 5, 2013 Stow Kent Animal Hospital will be hosting the APL in hopes to increase adoptions and awareness for homeless animals.
Adopt a homeless APL animal; schedule a free wellness exam with each adoption; bring a donation to help homeless pets; enjoy snacks and refreshments, giveaways, raffle drawings and activities for the whole family! Dr. Jacobson said “Stow Kent Animal Hospital is a proud supporter of Portage APL and we want to help them boost adoptions and generate support. They are always in need of donations and good families for their rescued animals.”To read more or comment...
LOS ANGELES: A toy poodle that was rushed to the vet after swallowing a tube sock. A Great Dane that had to be operated on three times for eating his owner's shoulder pads.
These are just a couple of examples of the emergency cases Dr. Karen Halligan has seen involving household items that seem harmless until an animal decides to munch on them.To read more or comment...
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