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(BPT) — Among the many ways you can provide for your four-legged friends while making responsible choices for the environment are some of the following ideas:   Adopt your pet Adopting … more
A month ago, on a Sunday evening, I received a message from a friend that a dear friend of hers had a sick dog. Over the weekend, the dog, Mia Ali, developed shortness of breath and had extreme … more
Ownerless cats may look the same, but there is a difference between a stray and feral cat. A feral cat is one that is born and raised in the wild with little or no human contact. A stray cat is one … more
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 … more
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 … more
Emergencies are serious, unexpected and often dangerous situations that require immediate attention. When a pet becomes ill, pet owners are rarely prepared. The possibility is certainly something … more
(BPT) — It seems like just yesterday you brought her home and made her a part of the family. If you own a cat or dog, you have fond memories of your furry family member from day one. Fast … more
For the past several years, large pet-food manufactures have been promoting “grain-free” diets for dogs and cats. The manufactures state the claim that grain-free diets are healthier, and … more
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 … more
LIBERTY, NY — The 26th annual Pet Bird Show, hosted by the Catskill Exotic Bird Club, will be held at the Liberty Firehouse on Sunday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is one of the … more
(BPT) — From fresh egg production to natural garden fertilizer, there is no shortage of benefits in raising backyard poultry. But even as families become more familiar with sustainable living … more
ROSCOE, NY — Rocky’s Refuge is looking for volunteers to help in its efforts to rescue and re-home abandoned animals and to trap, neuter and release feral cats. Be a foster parent to … more
Does your dog have protruding piece of pink/red tissue in the corner of his or her eye? Does this piece of tissue change in size? Your dog may have a “cherry eye!” Many mammals, including … more
Definitely more than just “old age,” veterinarians are seeing equine Cushing’s disease, or Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) as it is also known, more frequently now that … more
In recent years, pain management has become a greater concern of pet owners as well as veterinarians. Even looking back 10 years, pain management was not a topic of conversation for veterinarians or … more
CUDDEBACKVILLE, NY — There will be a feline fundraiser extravaganza on October 14 at D&H Canal Park, 58 Hoag Rd. All proceeds from the Community Cat Day fundraiser will benefit three local … more
Picture your beloved dog running in the yard with its favorite toy and suddenly, it takes a turn and gives out a yelp. Alternatively, picture your four-legged friend taking a jump off the couch when … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Food Chain Upper Delaware Valley, a recently formed meetup group for area food entrepreneurs, will host its inaugural spring conference on Saturday, May 6 at The Narrowsburg … more
Although Philip Hone became a symbol of upper class New York City, his life began in 1780 as the younger son of a poor carpenter. At the age of 16, he joined his brother’s auctioneering … more
Vision for Riverside Dog Park HAWLEY, PA — The Lake Region Community Dock Foundation is in the process of bringing a dog park to the hounds of Hawley and beyond. The plans for the one-acre park … more
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