Monthly Archives: March 2008

Puzzle-solving parrot

A parrot solves chain puzzles faster than visitors at a Tokyo botanical garden. The New World parrot remains undefeated, leaving her human competitors baffled by her speed.

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Man arrested for selling snake vodka

A Texas man is facing charges for selling liquor without a license after he was found peddling bottles of vodka containing dead baby rattlesnakes. Bob Popplewell, who runs “Bayou Bob’s Brazos River Rattlesnake Ranch,” a tourist attraction west of Fort … Continue reading

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SPCA’s Second Chance Fund

The York County SPCA spends thousands of dollars caring for sick and injured animals that come to the shelter. You can help by making a contribution to the SPCA’s Second Chance Fund, which is reserved specifically for injured or sick … Continue reading

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Chow for Our Pals

The York County SPCA has partnered with Hill’s Science Diet to provide complimentary pet food for shelter animals. Therefore, any pet food received as donations will be used for the SPCA’s Chow for Our Pals program. The program provides food … Continue reading

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SPCA has satellite shelters

The York County SPCA has two satellite shelters where you can visit with SPCA pets available for adoption. PetSmart, 351 Loucks Road, Manchester Township, houses up to 10 cats at the store and allows the SPCA to bring dogs to … Continue reading

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York Suburban club helps SPCA

York Suburban Middle School has formed a club to help the York County SPCA. The club, named Crafts and Activities for the SPCA, recently raised $408 to benefit the animals at the SPCA.

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Use GoodSearch.com, help pet charity

GoodSearch.com is a search engine that donates half of its revenue (about a penny per search) to the charities its users designate, including several pet-related charities. Use it as you would any search engine. Go to www.goodsearch.com and choose the … Continue reading

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Best cars for pets

From Petside.com: Pet owners have unique needs when choosing a family vehicle. 14 million dogs and 3 million cats travel every year with their owners on vacation. And millions more ride in the car with their owners every day. Click … Continue reading

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Dognamic Duo’s 12/12/120 Tour

From Dogs Deserve Better: What if someone wanted to prove that they could drive to any state and in the space of a few hours easily find, photograph, and videotape a minimum of 10 dogs spending their lives at the … Continue reading

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Petco launches Spring A Pet campaign

The Petco Foundation is once again launching its annual Spring A Pet fundraiser to benefit animal welfare groups nationwide in hopes of a new beginning for the millions of companion animals they shelter. Starting Sunday, March 30, Petco stores nationwide … Continue reading

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