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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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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – More Info On Ticks, Lyme Disease

A couple of weeks ago, you wrote about removing ticks and mentioned that, among other things, the little buggers can transmit Lyme disease. What were you thinking??? I have enough things to worry about, without that added to my list. My dog, Bubba, has had ticks. Not a lot, but some. Is it possible that he has the disease?

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – What’s Up With All The Black Cats?

I was wasting time on the internet the other day. I was supposed to be researching an article. But you know how one thing leads to another and somehow I ended up looking at the Oswego County Humane Society’s adoptable cats. They have a lot of really beautiful cats, but I did notice that many of their older cats are black or mostly black. Why is that? Are there a lot of black cats in our area?

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Do Dogs Have Emotions?

Yesterday, I was talking to my brother about my new adopted dog, Enola, a black lab mix and I told him that she always appears to be smiling and that I thought she was very happy in her new home. You have to know that my brother is sort of a scientific know it all and he started to lecture me about anthropomorphism and how dogs don’t feel human emotions like happiness, blah, blah, blah.

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‘Aware Prepare’ Program Educates Residents Regarding Disaster Preparedness

New York National Guard troops presented a session of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Citizen Preparedness Training Program at the SUNY Oswego Wednesday evening. The event was held in the Sheldon Hall ballroom. The message of the New York State Civilian Preparedness Corps’ “Aware Prepare” program is be aware of your surroundings and be prepared in case a disaster strikes.
There was an estimated 250 people in attendance Wednesday.

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Willow Congdon

Willow Congdon was born in Oswego Hospital on July 21, 2014.

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Red Baron Pizza Sponsors Kids’ Fun Run At Loop Around The Lake Event

The Fulton YMCA will once again partner with Red Baron Pizza to bring the Loop Around the Lake Kids’ Fun Run on August 23. The event offers a variety of distances for young runners of all ages. Distances include 70 yards for 5 years and under, a ¼ mile for 6-7 year olds, ½ mile for 8-9 years and 1 mile for 10-12 year olds.

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Magic In Minetto Planned Aug. 9

In conjunction with Canal Splash, come celebrate Magic In Minetto, on Aug 9 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. It’s a free fun family festival. that includes music, children’s craft making and face painting, artisan craft vendors, ice cream sundaes and more.

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Oswego Cinema 7 Thu 07/31/14 – Thu 07/31/14

DAWN PLANET OF THE PG13 APES (DIGITAL) 1:30p 4:20p 7:10p 10:00p GUARDIANS OF GALAXY PG13 3D (DIGITAL) 9:40p GUARDIANS OF THE PG13 GALAXY (DIGITAL) 7:00p HERCULES (DIGITAL) PG13 12:20p 2:40p 5:00p 7:20p HERCULES 3D (DIGITAL) PG13 9:40p HOW TO TRAIN … Continue reading



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