MIDDLETOWN, NY — Pets Alive has recently established an endowment fund within the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. It is a vehicle for immediate and planned gifts that will provide for the organization’s long-term sustainability and growth.
HAWLEY AND HONESDALE, PA — In late September, “Paint Your Pet” party fundraisers for the Dessin Animal Shelter will take place in Hawley and Honesdale. Pet portrait artist, painter and art instructor Jill Carletti will guide participants in painting their own pet portraits.
Lyme disease has continued to be a common diagnosis among dogs, cats, horses and humans in the first half of 2018. Lyme disease is an infection caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium. The disease is transmitted through the bite of an infected tick and can affect many species. Currently, one out of five dogs are infected with the bacteria.
HONESDALE, PA — Billy’s New Hope Barn will hold a Family Fun Day on Sunday, July 15 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. There will be barn tours to meet the animals, music with a local DJ, games and crafts for kids, yard sale, refreshments and a bake sale, an Eagles football team basket raffle and genuine pig paintings.
Heaves, also known as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), is a chronic respiratory disease of horses. It is similar to that of asthma in humans. Heaves is a common and serious condition that affects 15% of mature horses (typically over seven years of age).
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — Glenn Sorino, better known as “The Bird Whisperer,” will be the featured speaker at the 31st annual Catskill Exotic Bird Club dinner, to be held Thursday, July 26 at the Eagle’s Nest.
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(BPT) - Like humans, dogs are susceptible to catching the flu. Dog flu is a year-round illness that can easily spread from dog to dog, but isn’t contagious to humans.
ROSCOE, NY — Rocky’s Refuge, Inc. has received a grant of $4,990 from the Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund, established at the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan through a bequest from Jean Rowe, to assist in the costs of building and supporting a year-round cat neuter/spey center.
ROCK HILL, NY — The Sullivan County SPCA celebrated the official opening of its new medical isolation building during an open house event on Wednesday, April 4.