Take paws: Maybe giving that puppy for Christmas isn’t a good idea | Local News Stories

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‘Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope’ campaign offers $25 pet adoptions in Sand Springs

Any way you slice it, money is a major factor in pet ownership. And pets are expensive, no doubt. On average, per surgical veterinary visit, dog owners spend $458 and cat owners spend $201, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Per routine care visit, dog owners spend an average of $242, while cat owners spend … Read more

Leash the beast: City responds to at-large dog complaints | News

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As Giving Tuesday approaches, more funds raised equals more animals helped

Sarah Richardson Support Our Local Animal Shelter Hello from SOLAS, and welcome to the next chapter of cats, cats, kittens! Happy Holidays from SOLAS! We are so happy that the holiday season is upon us. We hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving and fun shopping on Friday (if that’s your thing.) Soon is Cyber ​​Monday, … Read more

Paeroa graduate vet recipient of career-boosting scheme

Melissa says VBS for Veterinarians is important because it encourages graduates to look further than the main cities for work. Waikato-based veterinary graduate Melissa Veltman is to receive $55,000 over five years through a scheme developed to kick-start young vets’ careers and to help combat the shortage of animal health specialists in New Zealand. 32 … Read more

Animal hoarders live in deep denial, even as their lives come unraveled | Nation

HARTFORD, Conn. — Kittens were being born at a home in Winsted, Connecticut, even as the Winchester Police Department removed some 200 cats from the dwelling that was infested with fleas, the stench of urine so strong that it was overbearing, even in a Hazmat suit and mask. There were dead cats in the freezer, … Read more

Girl Scout Troop 45483 shows love of dogs through community service

Maria Reiter For the Leader For the Girl Scouts of Troop 45483, the love of dogs has been their focus as they worked on Bronze and Silver Awards and other community service projects during the past year. The overriding concern for the pets in Ukraine mobilized the fourth and fifth grade Scouts to take action … Read more

Arivaca losing veterinarian; here’s why that matters | Local News Stories

After more than three decades serving southeastern Arizona, the Arivaca Animal Clinic – the lone remaining animal hospital in the community – is losing its veterinarian. The clinic’s founder, Dr. Lyle Robinson, made the difficult decision to retire from the practice in 2020 after facing health issues. Robinson’s granddaughter and the clinic’s associate veterinarian, Dr. … Read more

“Cats have the reputation of being completely autonomous, it’s not true”

Web icon, animal adored by the French, the cat fascinates as much as it disconcerts. Lighting with the behaviorist Claude Béata. Playful but unpredictable, affectionate but solitary: cats are an enigma, a mystery. In ancient Egypt, they were made gods. In the Middle Ages, they were slaughtered like witches. Today, the cat reigns over social … Read more