Monthly Archives: January 2008

MRI scanning facility opens in Easton, PA

AnimalScan, the first Lehigh Valley-based MRI scanning facility for pets, has opened at 2026 Lehigh St., Easton, PA. The facility enables veterinarians to quickly and easily diagnose pets using advanced MRI imaging technology. Diagnostic MRI centers for pets are a … Continue reading

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Update to Nanday Conure ban letter

From Kathleen Rauhauser, York: This is to update my letter. The commission has decided to NOT proceed with banning Nanday birds. But this is just one small victory. I learned the Game Commission is paid for by the hunters, not … Continue reading

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Game commission considers exotic bird ban

Editor’s note: For more information on this subject, visit and Bird Board From Kathleen Rauhauser, York: Do you have an exotic pet bird? How would you feel if the Commonwealth of PA told you it had to be destroyed? … Continue reading

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‘Harley’s Friends’ helps York County SPCA

Puppy Tails-Jorvik, 292 Dew Drop Road, York Township, is continuing “Harley’s Friends,” a benefit for the York County SPCA. Those donating $5 at Puppy Tails for the SPCA will receive $5 off a $25 purchase. Some exceptions apply. Puppy Tails … Continue reading

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Photo contest to benefit Animal Rescue Inc.

Country Road Photography, 16 N. Main St., Shrewsbury, PA, is hosting “Penny for Your Thoughts,” a photo contest to benefit Animal Rescue Inc. of New Freedom, PA, and Baltimore, MD. To participate, send your favorite pet photos, along with $5 … Continue reading

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Protect pets in the car

Progressive auto insurance now offers injury coverage for dogs or cats riding in the car. The pet injury coverage comes complimentary with your collision coverage; there’s no extra charge. If your dog or cat is injured in an accident while … Continue reading

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Best Friends introduces Vick dogs in their care

We call them the Vicktory Dogs — 22 pit bulls seized from ex-NFL star Michael Vick and placed in special care at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Visit to follow their progress as they start new lives at the nation’s … Continue reading

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Vick dogs are ready to meet the public

BAD RAP is working with 10 of the dogs taken from Michael Vick’s home last spring. All 47 dogs were held in shelters at first, but later were released to sanctuaries and rescue groups across the country. For details, visit … Continue reading

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Family pets fall victim to subprime crisis

From Yahoo News: CHICAGO — Forget about the lost furnishings and finances, the most pitiful victims of the subprime mortgage crisis rocking the United States are the family pets. Shelters across the country have seen sharp upticks in the number … Continue reading

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