Monthly Archives: October 2008

If I didn’t have a dog or cat…

I received this in an e-mail today; I’m not sure where it originated. If I didn’t have a dog or cat: I could walk around the yard barefoot in safety. My house could be carpeted instead of tiled and laminated.

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Special Kitty dry cat food recalled

Mars Petcare US has recalled a limited number of bags of Special Kitty Gourmet Blend dry cat food sold at Wal-Martin Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, … Continue reading

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Dog beheaded; police seek info

State police say a dog stolen from its home in Perry County was decapitated and dumped along Route 34 near Shermans Dale. The black Labrador retriever was taken Oct. 16 from a fenced-in yard in Carroll Township, Perry County, according … Continue reading

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HOKAFI’s Pet of the Week

HOKAFI’s Pet of the Week is Duke, a 2- or 3-year-old boxer/pit bull mix found as a stray with his buddy Max. Duke is a sweet boy who enjoys walks and car rides. He is microchipped, up-to-date on vaccines and … Continue reading

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Heavenly Paws Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week

Heavenly Paws Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week is a 1- or 2-year-old female brown tabby found on Admire Road in Dover Township. She is affectionate, spayed and up-to-date on vaccines. For details, call 495-1727, e-mail or visit

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Treat your pets to a safe Halloween

From ASPCA: That parade of kids, adults–and yes, even pets–in funny outfits is due to arrive at your door next week, bringing all the sweet and scary joys of Halloween! But pet parents, as you carve the jack-o-lanterns and fill … Continue reading

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Bulldog agility

I went to the Bully BowWow PowWow near Manchester with Sam and her bulldog, Diesel, today. When we were there, Diesel was the only bulldog; but we were told there had been another bulldog there earlier. There were also German … Continue reading

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LOST: Tan chihuahua

A female tan chihuahua puppy named Mya was lost in the Manchester Apartments area. She has a smooth coat and floppy ears. A reward is offered for her safe return. If seen, call (717) 266-1889.

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Shop-a-Paw-Looza ends soon!

Maryland SPCA’s Shop-a-Paw-Looza online auction ends Oct. 27. Check out the online catalog at Remember, you’re bidding to to support the animals at The Maryland SPCA!

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FOUND: Orange and white cat

This orange and white declawed cat has been hanging around a home in the Dover, PA, area for a few weeks. The cat is very friendly and doesn’t appear to mind the family’s dog. If this is your cat, call … Continue reading

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