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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Some Adoption Policies Don’t Make Sense

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I am so annoyed I can hardly think straight. I went to a shelter to adopt a puppy this morning and found that they had two puppies up for adoption, brothers. So, I thought what the heck, I’ll adopt both of them! But when I told this to the adoption person she said they have a policy against adopting more that one sibling puppy at a time! That seemed so stupid to me that I just left!

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Helping Homeless Cats

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Here it is November with snow and a smallish cat just showed up on my back porch a few days ago. I think she is sheltering under the porch, but when I go out to try to approach her and coax her inside she takes off into the woods and I don’t see her again for hours. I have been leaving food and water for her and it is gone every morning. I would let her in and take care of her in a heartbeat. How can I help her survive outside in this weather?

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Can A Cat Be A Companion For A Dog?

I have a wonderful black lab named Barney, about nine months old, and I think he needs a friend. I work during the day and play with him a lot in the morning and when I get home, but he is alone during the day. The problem is that my landlord will only allow one dog, so I am thinking maybe I should get him a cat to play with. Do you think that’s a good idea?

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Beware Of Pet Store Claims

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I was in a pet store the other day, They had the most gorgeous Golden Retriever puppies for sale, about 7 weeks old. I know that a lot of puppies in pet stores come from puppy mills and I would not support that, so I asked and the owner assured me that all of her puppies come from local breeders and if I bought one, she would give me the paperwork. What do you think?

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Buddy and Porky Pet Health – A Word About Halloween

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We are sorry to be grumpy, but Halloween is coming up and we know that a lot of you really love to dress up and eat lots of candy and put candles in pumpkins and string orange lights and that kind of thing. Here’s the grumpy part. Most pets sort of hate it. Sure they like finding candy in weird places and trying to scarf it up before you can catch them, but then they get sick from all those sweets and you have vomit in strange colors all over your carpet.

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Support Sought For The Animal Emergency Planning Act

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This just in from the ASPCA. The Animal Emergency Planning Act (H.R. 4524), recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, will require facilities such as commercial animal-breeders, zoos and laboratories to create plans for protecting animals in their care during disasters. We need representatives to pledge their support by cosponsoring this bill.

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Structure Of Disaster Management Explained

With I-90 reopened, Oswego County’s trucks and manpower ready to return home, and The Buffalo News reporting a ‘Shovel Brigade Mob’ has descended on South Buffalo neighborhoods, Oswego County Emergency Management Director Dale Currier described the government mobilization process in a situation like last week’s fatal snowstorm.

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Oswego Cinema 7     11/24/2014 – 11/24/2014  

BIG HERO 6 PG 4:40P 7:10P 9:40P BIG HERO 6 3D PG 6:30P 9:00P DUMB AND DUMBER TO PG13 5:00P 7:30P 10:00P HUNGER GAMES 3 PG13 4:15P 5:30P 7:00P 8:15P 9:45P INTERSTELLAR PG13 4:30P 7:20P 8:00P


Happy 45th Birthday, Ms. Losurdo!

Happy Birthday, Jennifer Losurdo

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Oswego, Utica Set Attendance Mark At Frozen Dome Classic

The nationally-ranked Oswego State men’s ice hockey team tied 4-4 in overtime for the second straight day, this time against Utica College in The Toyota Frozen Dome Classic on Saturday afternoon at Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome. Oswego and Utica brought 7,047 spectators into the Dome, setting a new NCAA Division III attendance mark for a men’s ice hockey contest.

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Oswego County Workforce New York Partnership Helps Job Seekers

Oswego County Workforce New York, Oswego Health, The Manor at Seneca Hill, and the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation (CiTi, formerly Oswego County BOCES) are working together to offer a new opportunity in the healthcare field. Representatives recently met with more than a dozen job seekers to discuss a new specialized training program being offered for certified nursing assistants.

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