Posts Tagged “pets”

Brooklyn Fire Department Saves a Cat and Dog from Inferno

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Brooklyn Fire Department Saves a Cat and Dog from Inferno

  A cat named Butterscotch and a hound named Sonny owe their live to firefighters in Brooklyn, New York who rescued them from the flames and smoke of a fire that started in the basement of a home Thursday morning. The animals were given oxygen until they were able to stand on their feet again. Six…

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New program for helping victims of domestic abuse to keep their pets

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LEGACY OF LEGENDARY CASTING DIRECTOR MARION DOUGHERTY LIVES ON IN GIFT TO THE MAYOR’S ALLIANCE FOR NYC’S ANIMALS New Program — the Marion Dougherty Safe Haven Fund — Will Assist Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets   (JULY 29, 2013 – NEW YORK, NY) Marion Dougherty, the legendary Hollywood casting director, is helping protect…

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Animals in the afterlife conference

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Animals in the afterlife conference

We all wonder where our precious animals go when they die.  If only we believed that it was still possible to connect with them, it would bring sweet solace to our grieving hearts. Sunday, November 3rd, 2013  8:30 am – 5:30 pm The Holiday Inn 242 Adams Place Boxborough, MA 02019 Tel: 978-263-8701 Join us…

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Dr Patrick Mahaney-Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

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Dr Patrick Mahaney-Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

Dr. Patrick Mahaney is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) and earned his certification after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (1999) and completed an internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, D.C (2000). Dr Mahaney makes house calls with the emphasis on pain management through acupuncture and musculoskeletal therapy, also advises on…

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Pets may help cut heart disease risk: American Heart Association

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Pets may help cut heart disease risk: American Heart Association

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Anyone wanting to live longer and cut their risk of suffering from heart disease might want to consider getting a pet. The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a scientific statement on Thursday saying owning a pet may help to decrease a person’s risk of suffering from heart disease and is linked…

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Calling All Pet Rescue Groups

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Calling All Pet Rescue Groups

By Michele C. Hollow of Pet News and Views   Running a pet adoption center or a breed-specific rescue takes a lot of resources, and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) wants to help. HSUS just launched Rescue Central – Resources to Help Rescue Groups Save More Lives, a program designed to help animal rescue…

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