Monthly Archives: August 2006

A MOO WITH A TWANG?

Some language specialists have suggested that cows have regional accents, just like humans. To learn more (and to hear “moo” recordings) go to the BBC News website. There’s also a video about cows with Irish accents on AP’s Animal Videos … Continue reading

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HURRICANE KATRINA RESCUE EFFORT IN BOOK, VIDEO

Hurricane Katrina was Best Friends Animal Society’s biggest rescue effort ever. Thousands of members, supporters and volunteers worked with Best Friends to rescue more than 4,000 stranded pets and move 2,000 more from other shelters to safety. There’s a new … Continue reading

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ORDER FLOWERS, SAVE A PET

Order flowers through PetSmart Charities’ Flower Club at http://petsmartcharities.flowerclub.com or call (800) 965-2448 and mention code DCOPET and 10 percent of each order will go toward helping pets through PetSmart Charities. For more information, visit www.petsmartcharities.org.

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POUNDS FOR PAWS COFFEE CLUB

Why not wake up to a great cup of coffee and help animals at the same time? Pounds For Paws is a Javaco Fundraising initiative featuring coffees from the world’s best arabica beans. Beans are roasted to order, ensuring the … Continue reading

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CASTAWAY CRITTERS’ WISH LIST

Castaway Critters, www.castawaycritters.org, seeks donations of the following items: Ink cartridge refills — cartridge type HP22, HP2 (for an HP Officejet 5610V All-In-One) Printer/copier paper Envelopes (regular #10) Tape Postage stamps Carriers Crates Sheets for use at spay/neuter clinics If … Continue reading

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RENT A ROOM AT THE SPCA

Looking for a location to hold a child’s birthday party, bridal shower, baby shower or service organization meeting? The York County SPCA’s conference room, which seats 35 people, is available to rent for such occasions. There is also a kitchen … Continue reading

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RECYCLE & HELP SPCA

Do you have empty inkjet cartridges, empty laser jet cartridges or unused cell phones? Donate them to the York County SPCA, and the SPCA will receive up to $4 for each item. Any inkjet or laser cartridge can be recycled. … Continue reading

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SATELLITE SPCA SITES

The York County SPCA has satellite pet-adoption sites at the following pet-supply stores: PetSmart, 351 Loucks Road, Manchester Township, (717) 854-5629 Family Pet Center, 911 Loucks Road, York, PA (717) 846-9588 Pet Valu, 485 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover, PA (717) 632-1992 … Continue reading

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SENATE PASSES S.B. 2548

Prior to its summer recess Aug. 4, the U.S. Senate passed S.B. 2548. The House of Representatives passed its version of the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act in May. Since the versions differ slightly, the bills will need to … Continue reading

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POISON SAFETY TIPS FOR BIRDS

Birds with free household access are at potential risk of exposure to toxicants. Experts at the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center offer the following poison prevention tips to keep your companion experts offer tips to keep companion birds safe from … Continue reading

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