Monthly Archives: May 2008

Fred is declawed

Animal Rescue’s Pet of the Week is Fred, a handsome 4- to 5-year-old declawed orange/beige tabby who was found as a stray. He appears to like dogs and other cats. For details, call (717) 993-3232, e-mail info@animalrescueinc.org or visit www.animalrescueinc.org.

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Consistency, motivation key in pet training

From Steve Dale’s “Pet World”: Q: I know Chow Chows can be willful, and our dog is trying to dominate us. The first hint was the Max would jump on the sofa when we weren’t home. He knows he’s not … Continue reading

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Arbor needs a home

Remember Arbor, the cat who was stuck in a tree until Brian the Tree Guy rescued him? He’s looking for a home. Lisa said Arbor gets along fine with her other cats, but her dogs don’t like him. He’s now … Continue reading

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Constipated cat

From Steve Dale’s “Pet World”: Q: My 3-year-old cat has a problem with constipation. I’ve had him to the vet three times since January to be ’unblocked.’ The first two times, I didn’t realize what was happening; he was vomiting … Continue reading

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Nutmeg will spice up your life

Need spice in your life? Try me, Nutmeg! I’m a young torti kitty who came to the HOKAFI shelter with my sister, who has since been adopted. I LOVE toys! They are GREAT! I’m a cute, inquisitive kitty with lots … Continue reading

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PA dogs need your help

From Cindy McDevitt, Best Friends Ambassador: Dog lovers and lawmakers rallied at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, PA, May 14 to support new legislation for improving Pennsylvania’s large commercial breeding kennels (puppy mills), targeting approximately 650 large-scale breeders. The bill … Continue reading

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Animal Planet seeks Hero of the Year

Do you know an unsung hero who helps animals? Nominate someone you know for the Animal Planet 2008 Hero of the Year today!

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HSUS Seeks Heroic Animals for the First Dogs of Valor Awards

If you know a courageous canine who has heroically helped someone in need, then The Humane Society of the United States wants you to nominate him or her for the first annual Dogs of Valor Awards. You don’t have to … Continue reading

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Support PA Anti-Cruelty Legislation

  From PSPCA: Putting an end to the cruelty and neglect that takes place at Pennsylvania’s puppy mills is a top priority for the PSPCA. We need your help to protect and save the thousands of dogs that are harmed … Continue reading

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Did you miss Oprah’s puppy mill show?

Thanks to investigator Lisa Ling, who went undercover into a handful of Pennsylvania puppy mills, the April 4 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show revealed to millions of viewers the horrific abuses that go on in these large-scale breeding facilities. … Continue reading

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