Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reminder: Basket bingo to benefit Heavenly Paws

A basket bingo to benefit Heavenly Paws Animal Shelter will be Nov. 6 at Goodwill Fire Company, 2318 S. Queen St., York Township. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; games begin at 2 p.m. Food will be available for purchase, with … Continue reading

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New kennel in old place outrages activists

By TOM MURSE, Lancaster Newspapers: LANCASTER — When the owner of a kennel in northeastern Lancaster County was convicted of mistreating his dogs last year, animal welfare activists cheered. They believed it would be the demise of an operation they … Continue reading

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‘Curious Critters’

“Curious Critters”,, by David FitzSimmons, printed by Reliance Printing in China, September 2011; ISBN: 978-193660769-3, $19.95 hardcover. This book, the first in a series, has beautiful, colorful, close-up photos of animals and insects on white backgrounds, which really makes … Continue reading

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Keep your pets safe at Halloween

From Petco: Don’t share Halloween candy with your pets. Chocolate is toxic to dogs and cats, and other candy could damage their teeth and overall health. Make sure when the kids come back from trick-or-treating, they put their stash out … Continue reading

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2012 Calendar: ‘Unlikely Friendships’

“Unlikely Friendships: A Celebration of Remarkable Friendships in the Animal Kingdom” is a 2012 calendar that’s sure to bring a smile to your face. Beautiful photos show friendships between various species, such as a golden retriever and a koi; an … Continue reading

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‘i am maru’

“i am maru,” by mugumogu, published in 2009 in Japan by Tokimeki Publishing, and printed in 2011 in the United States by Harper Collins Publishers; ISBN 978-0-06-208841-3; $15.99, hardcover. If you don’t know who Maru is, you haven’t been spending … Continue reading

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‘Making Rounds with Oscar’

“Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat,” by David Dosa, M.D.; published in 2010 by Hyperion,; ISBN 978-1-4013-2323-3, ISBN 978-1-4013-1043-1 (paperback); $13.99 paperback. “Making Rounds with Oscar” is the story of a doctor who, at … Continue reading

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Vaccine clinic Oct. 29 in Lancaster

A low-cost vaccine clinic for dogs will be 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29, at St. John Neumann Church, 601 East Delp Road, Lancaster PA 17601. For a fee of $10, your dog will receive both a distemper and … Continue reading

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Rabies vaccine clinic, open house at All About Pets Too

An open house and rabies vaccine clinic will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at All About Pets Too, 35 W. Broadway, Red Lion, PA. Rabies vaccines will be available for dogs or cats at a cost of … Continue reading

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