May 9, 2021
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Adoptable pets in Lane County

Greenhill Humane Society

Clover and Rowan are month-old baby guinea pigs. These best friends are friendly, social and curious.

They love each other very much and must be adopted together.

They enjoy sitting on laps and having all the attention. They love snacking on fresh fruit and veggies and will “wheek” when they are excited. A staff member said, “These two are the absolute cutest! They are very outgoing and clearly very bonded. Their family will be lucky to watch them grow up and learn their personalities.”  

Clover and Rowan are male guinea pigs with red and white fur and

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Latest Pets To Go Up For Adoption At Phoenixville Area Shelters

Looking to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter or organization. During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, shelters in the Phoenixville area have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting to be adopted.

For those looking to adopt, a great place to start your search for a lovable new family member is at Main Line Animal Rescue, where Catrina the cat is waiting patiently, or another local adoption center. If you aren’t sure if

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Prime Day On The Move, Walmart On Health, Pets

Just days after Amazon’s latest round of record earnings results, as well as a new PYMNTS prediction that its sales growth will outpace Walmart’s by a 3-to-1 margin over the next five years, the dominant online retailer is starting to home in on Prime Day — its biggest annual sales event.

The company has already said it wants to hold the annual promotional event in the second quarter this year, after bumping back to October last year due to COVID complications and essentially abutting — if not

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Giving: Roanoke Valley SPCA receives grant to help pets and the people who care for them | Local News

The Roanoke Valley SPCA has received a grant to help enhance the adoptability of shelter cats and dogs via veterinary procedures outside the scope of its in-house clinic and to help lower income pet owners struggling with extraordinary veterinary expenses.

The Roanoke Valley SPCA has received a $10,000 grant from the Louise R. Lester Foundation for two programs.

The grant will be used for the Sara Jane and Mickey Second Chance Fund and the Companion Animal Relief Fund.

“This gift will help us to provide medical and behavioral care for both owned pets and shelter pets,”

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COVID-19 has claimed the life of another New Brunswicker, pushing the total number of COVID-related deaths in the province to 38, Public Health announced Monday, along with 15 new cases. A person in their 90s in the Edmundston region, Zone 4, has died “as a result of COVID-19,” according to a news release. The person resided at Pavillon Beau-Lieu, a special care home in Grand Falls, where there’s an outbreak involving the variant first reported in South Africa. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard said she is saddened by the

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How to protect your pets from mites

If you are concerned that your dog is constantly itching itself, it’s best to dig deeper because that’s where the problem lies, says Dr Mukulesh Gatne, retired professor, department of parasitology, Bombay Veterinary College. “There is a possibility that your pet has been suffering from mites, leading to a disease called mange. Simply put, mites are microscopic, eight-legged parasites (arthropods) that can be found living on the skin of companion animals like dogs and cats, and sometimes, humans,” he explains.

Below, he shares

Managing mange

Mange is a disease condition commonly caused by Demodex spp. (a species of

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