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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Should You Take Your Dog To Work?

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I just took a new job where I can take my dog, Tootsie, to work with me. I am so excited, but also just a tiny bit nervous. Tootsie is a great dog, about 7 months old and full of energy. Do you think this is a good idea for her? I hate leaving her home alone, but what if she doesn’t do well in an office environment? What advice do you have?

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Teaching Kittens To Play Nice

I just adopted a new kitten, Harry. He is coal black, totally handsome, and was the last of his litter to be adopted. I think he must have been getting bored with no litter mates to play with because he seems to think I am his new litter mate, which I guess I am. The only problem is while I love to play with him, he is a little rough – tying to bite me – not in a mean way but it still hurts and he is only eight weeks old. How can I get him to stop?

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – What Can Be Done About Petting-Induced Aggression?

I just adopted a new cat, Marvella, (no I did not choose that name, but she’s three and she seems to know it) and she seems very loving and friendly except for one thing. She will jump on my lap and act really affectionate and I will pet her and then suddenly she will hiss and try to bite me and jump down like she is really mad at me.

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Is Smoking Bad For Pets?

I’m a smoker. Not a lot, but maybe half a pack per day and mostly outdoors. My best friend has been nagging me for years and years to quit, but I just really like to smoke and I figure, it’s just affecting my health, which is good. But now she is trying a new tack by making me feel guilty about the effects of smoking on my cats. Is she right?

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Remember Safety First During the Holidays

The Fourth of July is coming up, our quintessential American celebration and the official start to summer. But remember this, pets don’t have calendars. For them a human party is just one more opportunity to meet new people and beg for food. While they are fiercely loyal to you, they don’t have a patriotic bone in their body. So please, play it safe and try to make the holiday just another fun summer day for your pets.

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Be Smart: Educate, Protect Your Children

It was just roughly three weeks ago when the nation’s attention turned to St. Lawrence County, where two young Amish girls were taken from their home. We all felt an immense sense of joy, relief and gratitude, as well as a tremendous sense of pride in all members of our community who joined in the search, when the girls were reunited with their parents and siblings. Now, as we reflect on this shocking crime, it’s important to know what you can impress upon your children to ensure they stay safe and out of harm’s way.

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards student visits club

Fulton Rotary’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards student Grace Trepasso, was a recent guest of the Fulton Sunrise Rotary Club. The purpose of RYLA is to encourage and assist current and potential youth leaders in methods of responsible and effective leadership.

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Terri’s Country Crafts & Books opens in Mexico

Mexico has a new business, Terri’s Country Crafts & Books is located at the Carriage House Shoppe at 3291 Main St., on the corner of Main Street and Washington Avenue. The grand opening will be September 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and there will be chances to win a gift basket as well as complimentary coffee and baked goods.

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Sitterly Sails to Fourth International Classic Win at Oswego

By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Further solidifying himself as one of the greatest supermodified drivers in Oswego Speedway’s rich history, Canajoharie’s Otto Sitterly earned his fourth Budweiser International Classic 200 win Sunday afternoon. Sitterly would take over … Continue reading


August Was Cooler, Drier Than Average

The average temperature for August 2014 was 1.4 degrees below average. Precipitation for August came in at 2.43 inches. That is 1.37 inches below average.

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