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Jan 2019

  1. How this centre is changing lives of children with autism

    There are morning and afternoon sessions, explained Sumalatha, adding that, “Morning sessions are four hours of prep school where speech, behavioural, sensory interaction, physio, sports, yoga, meditation, play, visual therapy and pet therapy are provided.” An after-school session is...

  2. County urges residents to vaccinate pets against rabies

    The best way to avoid potential exposure to rabies is to vaccinate your dogs and cats,” said Freeholder Jeff Pierson. "An encounter with a potentially rabid animal can be fatal for your pet — particularly if your pet is not currently vaccinated — and puts your family in...

  3. Delta Dogs working to help Coast Guard pets during government shutdown

    Delta Dogs, a local non-profit organization that helps with veterinary care for pets, is working to help U.S. Coast Guard families in the Mobile area during the federal government shutdown. The group is asking for donations to help feed the pets of our local Coastie families. Delta Dogs wants to...

  4. Having a Fat Pet Can Cost You Big Bucks— and Not in Food!

    Think it’s no big deal your cat or dog packed on pounds over the holidays too? Having a fat pet can hit you in the pocketbook, and endanger your animal’s life. New stats just out show for the seventh-straight year in a row pudgy pets are on the rise. Nationwide reported, in...

  5. Montreal's overflow shelter welcomes homeless and their pets in out of the cold

    As the cold sets into Montreal through the winter season, a new overflow shelter is preparing for its third night. The Royal Victoria Hospital's temporary shelter is set up to provide extra beds for the homeless during cold snaps. A total of 80 emergency beds are now in place in the...

  6. Cold weather prompts reminder about pet safety

    As frigid temperatures impact Clearfield County, officials are reminding pet owners to bring their furry friends inside. Michelle Radaker of Animal Health Services in DuBois said pets are vulnerable to hypothermia, frostbite, sore joints and dehydration when left in the cold.

  7. New program helps pets and owners in need

    La Cueva, located on Pierce Street, started a charitable fund program by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) to help animals and their pet owners in need — especially disabled veterans requiring a service dog, low income senior citizens, and those who...