Monthly Archives: May 2007

Corn gluten contaminated

Officials in Canada have intercepted a shipment of corn gluten contaminated with melamine and cyanuric acid. Melamine, a chemical used in the manufacture of plastics and fertilizers, was found in more than 100 brands of pet food recalled in both … Continue reading

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Vet staff thanks community

From Patton Veterinary Hospital: The staff of Patton Veterinary Hospital would like to extend their thanks to the community of Red Lion for making this year’s Pet Week Celebration a complete success. To all of the local animal lovers who … Continue reading

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ASPCA seeks letters to editor regarding puppy mills

From ASPCA: As you know, the ASPCA has been working closely with Governor Rendell and the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement to formulate the strongest and most comprehensive regulations to better protect and provide for dogs kept in large commercial … Continue reading

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Gretchen Wyler will be missed

From Last Chance for Animals: Gretchen Wyler, age 75, Broadway actress and animal advocate, died Friday from complications stemming from her battle with breast cancer. Gretchen was loved by many and will be missed greatly. Gretchen’s theatrical carrer spanned 50 … Continue reading

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Winning pet videos

View the winners and runners-up of the PetStyle and Gen Art Pet-Centric Film Competition at

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It’s all gone to the dogs

Has your dog ever given you the “look?” You know, the “can we please go somewhere because I’m so bored look?” A quick walk around the neighborhood might work, but what about something a little more exciting? Yorkers are finding … Continue reading

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Einstein on Pet Star

Watch the amazing Einstein on Animal Planet’s Pet Star

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Doggie lullaby

View Petcentric’s video of a sleepy dog

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Paddling for Puppies

From May 26 to June 3, Charles F. “Chuck” Long III of York and his golden retriever, Casey, will be canoeing from the headwaters of the Susquehanna River, all the way to the Chesapeake Bay (a distance of 444 miles, … Continue reading

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SPCA International’s pet photo contest

Tip from a reader: SPCA International is running an online contest in which you post your favorite picture of your dog or cat and the public votes. There will be 10 winners in the U.S.-wide competition. The contest is at … Continue reading

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